OKLAHOMA State 92, Athletes First 88


Wednesday, November 7th 2001, 12:00 am
By: News On 6



STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) _ Maurice Baker scored 19 points and Oklahoma State rallied from a halftime deficit to beat Athletes First 92-88 in an exhibition game Tuesday.

Baker also grabbed eight rebounds and had five assists. Fredrik Jonzen added 18 points and seven boards for the Cowboys.

Athletes First led 47-44 at halftime, thanks in part to 11 points from former Oklahoma forward Eric Martin. Martin finished with 22.

Victor Williams and Melvin Sanders each made layups in the early minutes of the second half to bring the Cowboys to within 49-48.

Sanders' 3-pointer with 18:46 left in the game gave the Cowboys the lead for good.

OSU had six players score in double figures. Williams had 14 along with seven assists, while Ivan McFarlin added 15 points and 20 rebounds.

Former Tulsa point guard Tony Heard had 16 points for Athletes First.