Oklahoma State claims Tourney Title, Beats TCU 95-77
Nov. 21, 2001
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Frederik Jonzen had 23 points and 13 rebounds as No. 15 Oklahoma State beat TCU 95-77 in the championship game of the Las Vegas Tournament on Wednesday night.
Maurice Baker, the tournament's MVP, added 18 points for the Cowboys (5-0). Ivan McFarlin scored 14 and Antoine Broxsie 10 for Oklahoma State.
The Cowboys led 48-41 at halftime and started the second half with a 27-7 run in the first 8:10. Jonzen scored 14 points in the run, including a stretch of four straight baskets. Oklahoma State, playing its fifth game in six nights, made nine straight shots in that span. The Cowboys led the entire first half, including a 34-21 edge with 6:48 remaining. But TCU went on a 15-6 run to pull within 40-36 with 3:01 left.
Santee and Blount were named to the all-tournament team. The Frogs return to Fort Worth to host Louisiana-Monroe on Sunday, November 25.