No. 13 Oklahoma St. beats Michigan St. 63-57
Tiffany Bias hit all of her free throws in the final seconds and
No. 13 Oklahoma State held off Michigan State to win 63-57 on
Thursday in the Puerto Rico Classic.
Michigan State called a timeout with 43 seconds remaining after
trailing 57-54. The Spartans grabbed their own rebound, but turned
the ball over after being called for travelling. Bias shot 4 of 4
from the free throw line in the remaining seconds, and Oklahoma
State (9-0) clinched the win after rallying back from a five-point
deficit (42-37) with 11:05 to play.
The Spartans (6-5) led by three points at the half after holding
Oklahoma State to just 24.2 percent shooting. Oklahoma State went
13 minutes without a field goal before going on a 7-0 run with 3:57
left before the break.
Michigan State will face Georgetown on Friday and Oklahoma State
will play Georgia Tech on Saturday.