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  1. Marcus Smart officially declares for 2014 NBA Draft per report

    Apr 7, 2014, 6:59 PM EDT

    Marcus Smart

    Oklahoma State sophomore guard Marcus Smart has declared for the 2014 NBA Draft.

  2. Big 12 Tournament: Andrew Wiggins goes for 30, Kansas beats Oklahoma State

    Mar 13, 2014, 6:16 PM EDT

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    Remember how we wanted Andrew Wiggins to become assertive, confident and dominant? Well … he’s doing it.

  3. Naz Long forces OT in No. 16 Iowa State’s come-from-behind win over Oklahoma State (VIDEO)

    Mar 8, 2014, 4:14 PM EDT

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    No. 16 Iowa State comes from 16 points back to beat Marcus Smart and Oklahoma State, but even with the loss, the Cowboys looked even more dangerous. Read why.

  4. College Hoops Week in Review: Marcus Smart, Arizona back to being awesome

    Mar 3, 2014, 10:31 AM EDT

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    PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Marcus Smart, Oklahoma State Marcus Smart is back. After playing about as poorly as he possibly could for 30 minutes on Saturday night, Marcus Smart turned in as dominating of a performance as you will see to close out Oklahoma State’s season-changing win over No. 5 Kansas. Smart scored 12 of…

  5. Oklahoma State’s win over No. 5 Kansas a tale of two Marcus Smarts

    Mar 1, 2014, 11:57 PM EDT

    Marcus Smart, Jordan Tolbert

    The story of Oklahoma State guard Marcus Smart in relation to the 2013-14 campaign is well-known by now. From the All-American guard surprising all of college basketball by returning for his sophomore year to his regrettable actions in Lubbock, Texas, the point guard has been one of the biggest stories of the season. But where…

  6. It’s too early to write off Marcus Smart and Oklahoma State

    Feb 18, 2014, 2:03 PM EDT

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    Gregg Doyel of CBSSports.com wrote a column today on Marcus Smart, the gist of which I agree with. Doyel’s point? “Bad guy does something bad, victim responds in a way we don’t like … we blame the victim. … All [Marcus Smart] did was shove a guy who yelled something horrible right into his face. It…

  7. When read in context, Rick Pitino is right about social media

    Feb 18, 2014, 12:21 PM EDT

    Rick Pitino

    That’s the quote that made the rounds on twitter last night, thanks in large part to this tweet from Fox Sports Live’s official account. The actual quote can be heard at the 8:25 mark of the video below, dug up by Stephen Douglas of The Big Lead. It comes after Pitino had answered a couple of…

  8. Marcus Smart calls out OK State blogger on Twitter in middle of Cowboys’ game with Baylor

    Feb 17, 2014, 10:29 PM EDT

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    Oklahoma State is currently in the second half of a huge Big 12 road game at Baylor as both teams are 4-8 in the league and looking for any kind of boost down the stretch run that they can find. The Cowboys have lost five straight games — and both games in the beginning of…

  9. Oklahoma State head coach Travis Ford discusses Marcus Smart on ‘Dan Patrick Show’ (VIDEO)

    Feb 14, 2014, 1:05 PM EDT

    Travis Ford

    On Friday morning Oklahoma State head coach Travis Ford appeared on the Dan Patrick Show, discussing the events of last Saturday with guest host Seth Davis of Sports Illustrated. In the interview Ford noted that he was unable to see what occurred in the stands, not learning what happened until the official gave the reason…

  10. Texas cruises past Oklahoma State playing without suspended Marcus Smart

    Feb 11, 2014, 9:47 PM EDT

    Javan Felix

    If you were wondering how Oklahoma State would fare without sophomore guard Marcus Smart, who began serving his three-game suspension on Tuesday night in Austin, that was answered quickly when Javan Felix scored eight straight Texas points to stretch the lead to 22 with eight minutes to play in the first half. The Longhorns would…

  11. Oklahoma State’s Travis Ford explains how he reacted to Marcus Smart shoving incident

    Feb 11, 2014, 4:15 PM EDT

    Travis Ford

    Oklahoma State head coach Travis Ford spoke at Sunday evening’s press conference regarding Marcus Smart’s suspension following a shoving incident involving Texas Tech “superfan” Jeff Orr. On Tuesday morning Ford appeared on ESPNU’s Katz’s Korner with host Andy Katz to discuss more specifically the situation which unfolded on Saturday evening with six second remaining in the…

  12. Billy Donovan, Tom Izzo weigh in on Marcus Smart situation

    Feb 10, 2014, 6:20 PM EDT

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    The roar of Saturday’s Marcus Smart, fan-shoving controversy from Oklahoma State’s loss at Texas Tech is finally starting to die down a bit, but on Monday, college basketball head coaches gave their take on fan-player interactions and Smart as a player. One of the more interesting takes came from Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo.…

  13. Discussing the Marcus Smart suspension (VIDEO)

    Feb 10, 2014, 8:53 AM EDT

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    Marcus Smart was handed down a three-game suspension on Sunday evening, so I hopped on with CSN Houston to discuss whether or not the decision was warranted and where Oklahoma State — and Marcus Smart himself — can go from here. Follow @robdauster

  14. After punishment handed down, it’s time to move past Marcus Smart’s shove

    Feb 9, 2014, 7:32 PM EDT

    Oklahoma State v Texas Tech

    The axes fell on Sunday evening. Marcus Smart will be suspended for three games for shoving a fan late in Saturday night’s loss at Texas Tech. That fan, Jeff Orr, has voluntarily agreed to not attend any Texas Tech basketball games for the rest of the year. And at this point, it is time to…

  15. Texas Tech fan Jeff Orr won’t attend another game this year after Saturday’s incident (VIDEO)

    Feb 9, 2014, 6:52 PM EDT

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    On Sunday evening the Big 12 Conference announced that Oklahoma State guard Marcus Smart would be suspended for the next three games after shoving a fan with 6.2 seconds remaining in the Cowboys’ 65-61 loss at Texas Tech on Saturday night. While Smart alleged that the fan, Jeff Orr, directed a racial slur towards him…

  16. Oklahoma State’s Marcus Smart suspended three games for shoving fan

    Feb 9, 2014, 6:06 PM EDT

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    With 6.2 seconds remaining in Oklahoma State’s 65-61 loss at Texas Tech on Saturday night, sophomore guard Marcus Smart shoved Texas Tech fan Jeff Orr after being taunted by Orr. Smart, who wound up close to the stands as a result of his challenging a Texas Tech layup attempt, was assessed a technical foul and…

  17. Metta World Peace comments on Marcus Smart-Texas Tech fan shoving incident

    Feb 9, 2014, 2:20 PM EDT

    Metta World Peach

    By now you’ve seen the video. In the late stages of Oklahoma State’s upset loss to Texas Tech, Marcus Smart shoved Texas Tech “supefan” Jeff Orr. Smart’s altercation with a fan in the stands immediately, and unfairly, was compared to the Pacers-Pistons brawl from 2004. Known as the Malice in the Palace, Ron Artest along…

  18. Marcus Smart needs to be punished, but were his actions warranted?

    Feb 9, 2014, 2:44 AM EDT

    OSU Texas Tech Basketball

    By now, it’s probably old news to you. Late on Saturday night, Marcus Smart, the star of the No. 19 Oklahoma State Cowboys, went flying into the expensive seats after trying to prevent a dunk and give the Pokes one last chance to for overtime in a game at Texas Tech. A fan said something…

  19. Marcus Smart shoved a Texas Tech fan (VIDEO)

    Feb 9, 2014, 1:42 AM EDT

    Marcus Smart

    In the waning moments of Oklahoma State’s 65-61 loss at Texas Tech, Marcus Smart went flying into the stands after making a block that could have potentially kept the game alive. A fan in the crowd said or did something to Smart that caused him to lose control of his emotions, pushing the fan before…

  20. Film Study: Marcus Smart’s shooting struggles, a failure in leadership?

    Feb 5, 2014, 6:41 PM EDT

    Marcus Smart

    Over the last two weeks, the No. 1 talking point when it comes to Oklahoma State’s Marcus Smart is his penchant for flopping. And it’s justified. Smart has made a habit out of, ahem, over-emphasizing contact and wayward elbows. It’s not new — he did this last season as well — but it came to…

  21. No. 16 Iowa State outlasts No. 19 Oklahoma State in a 3OT thriller

    Feb 4, 2014, 12:29 AM EDT

    DeAndre Kane

    It took a little bit longer than they expected, but No. 16 Iowa State got the win they needed. The Cyclones outlasted No. 19 Oklahoma State in a way-too-empty Gallagher-Iba Arena on Monday night, winning 98-97 in a triple-overtime thriller that did well to remind the nation that it is, in fact, basketball season. DeAndre…

  22. As Marcus Smart and Oklahoma State struggle in Big 12 play, is Smart still the leader we think he is?

    Feb 1, 2014, 5:55 PM EDT

    Marcus Smart

    Since Oklahoma State lost Michael Cobbins for the season with a torn ACL and began Big 12 play, sophomore guard Marcus Smart has struggled mightily to find his shot on offense. The Cowboys now stand 4-4 in the Big 12 after Saturday’s stunning 76-70 loss at home to Baylor and Smart once again shot poorly…

  23. College Basketball Player of the Year Power Rankings

    Jan 28, 2014, 12:05 PM EDT

    Doug McDermott

    1. Doug McDermott, Creighton: Since 1997-1998, no college basketball player has averaged 24.5 points, 7.2 boards and shot 43.0% from beyond the arc. In NBA history, no player that has shot more than 15 threes in a season has averaged 24.5 points, 7.0 boards and shot 43.0% from three. Right now, McDermott is averaging 24.3…

  24. Does No. 8 Oklahoma State have an issue with foul trouble?

    Jan 28, 2014, 12:18 AM EDT

    Oklahoma State v Kansas

    Kansas is the best team in the Big 12. They are far and away the favorite to win the conference at this point in the season, and it’s not really debatable as they are currently sitting two games in front of everyone else in the league. What’s surprising about that statement is that Oklahoma State…

  25. Marcus Smart apologizes for Saturday’s outburst

    Jan 27, 2014, 10:59 AM EDT

    Marcus Smart

    Marcus Smart had one of the worst performances of his collegiate career on Saturday afternoon. Not only did he finish just 1-for-7 from the floor with all of four points before fouling out, he had a couple of embarrassing meltdowns as well. ESPN’s cameras caught him kicking a chair on the sideline in the first…

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