Posted by: John Moss, Tulsa's Channel 8 Sports - email
Marcus Smart scored 15 of his 17 points in the second half in his first road game since returning from a suspension for shoving a fan, and Phil Forte matched his season high with 23 as Oklahoma State beat TCU 76-54 Monday night.
Forte and Smart were playing in front of a friendly crowd not far from the high school they led to a pair of Texas state championships before coming to the Cowboys together.
Forte scored 16 in the first half and ended up going 5 of 10 from 3-point range as Oklahoma State (18-10, 6-9 Big 12) hit 14 from long range and won its second straight after stopping a seven-game losing streak in Smart's return.
Kyan Anderson scored 15 to lead the Horned Frogs (9-18, 0-15), who dropped to 2-31 in two Big 12 seasons.
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