Oklahoma State topples Corpus Christi 68-58

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STILLWATER, Okla. (AP)
— Marshall Moses had 17 points and nine rebounds as Oklahoma State survived a scare Wednesday, beating Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 68-58.

Ray Penn also scored 17 points for the Cowboys (2-0), including a pair of 3-pointers in the final 3 minutes. Darrell Williams added eight points and a game-high 12 rebounds.

Terrence Jones scored 18 points for Corpus Christi (1-2). Chris Mast and Jaamon Echols each added nine points, and Demon Watt had eight rebounds.

Echols’ field goal tied the game at 42 with 11 minutes to play and his basket at the 4:30 mark made it 54-51. However, a dunk by Matt Pilgrim and his assist on a Jean-Paul Olukemi dunk gave Oklahoma State a seven-point lead with just over 3 minutes remaining.

Penn’s 3-pointers pushed the final margin to 10.

Updated November 17, 2010