Oklahoma St. Tops Arkansas St. 76-53

Tuesday, December 30th 2008, 9:55 am
By: News On 6

Associated Press

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) -- Byron Eaton scored a game-high 18 points, leading four double-figure scorers for Oklahoma State in a 76-53 win over Arkansas State Monday.

Eaton also had eight assists for the Cowboys. Obi Muonelo had 15 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, James Anderson scored 16 and Keiton Page had 11 points off the bench.

The Red Wolves got 12 points from Daniel Bryant off the bench. Brandon Ayers, also coming off the bench, added 10 points.

Sparked by Ayers' 8 points over the final five minutes of the first half, ASU turned a 29-13 deficit into a 34-23 game at halftime.

Anderson's trey completed an 11-0 run that put the Cowboys up 19-6 with 12:15 to play.

Eaton's left-handed lay-up in traffic pushed the lead to 20 with 13:41 to play and OSU went on to win its fourth straight game.