Okla. St. guard Olukemi lost for year with injury

Oklahoma State swingman Jean-Paul Olukemi is out for the rest of

the season with a knee injury.

OSU coach Travis Ford announced Monday that Olukemi tore the ACL

in one of his knee early in the second half of Saturday’s loss to

Virginia Tech. Ford also said starting guard Markel Brown

aggravated a hip injury during Saturday’s game and is


Olukemi was averaging 9.4 points and 4.8 rebounds a game while

Brown averages 8.4 points per game for the Cowboys.

OSU is 7-6 so far this season and opens Big 12 Conference play

Wednesday at home against Texas Tech.