Marcus Smart led the Cowboys with 23 points and 13 rebounds.
Le'Bryan Nash led the Cowboys with 19 points
Marcus Smart scores 18 points and pulls down seven rebounds in win.
Oklahoma State (19-10, 7-9 Big 12) overcame a 10-point deficit in the second half.
Le'Bryan Nash led Oklahoma State with 20 points
Keiton Page hit seven 3-pointers and scored 29 points in his final home game for the Cowboys (14-16, 7-10) and Brian Williams added 20 points but Kansas was able to withstand every charge to close out its fourth straight outright conference championship.
Brian Williams scored 13 of his 17 points in the second half and was one of three double-figure scorers for Oklahoma State as the Cowboys beat Texas A&M 60-42 on Saturday.
Keiton Page scored a career-high 40 points, Le'Bryan Nash added 18 and Oklahoma State snapped Texas' four-game winning streak by beating the Longhorns 90-78 on Saturday.
The Cowboys defeat OU 72-65 inside Gallagher-Iba Arena, giving OSU an 8-0 lead in the 2011-12 Bedlam Series.
NCAA Tournament-Second Round
Cowboys play host to No.1 Kansas
Oklahoma State vs. Texas Tech (USATSI)
Oklahoma State vs. Iowa State - USATSI
Oklahoma State defeats No. 5 Kansas, 72-65
has 1,071 career points, ranking 32nd in the school record books; needs just 119 points to move into the top 25 and 455 for the top 10.
needs 99 rebounds to become the 24th player in school history to grab 500 boards.
his 209 career assists is tied for 23rd in school history; with 91 this season, would become the 15th player in school history with 300 career dimes.
his 78 blocked shots rank 10th in the school record books; needs 22 to become the eighth player in school history with 100 career deflections.
78 blocks are the most ever by a Cowboy guard.
of those 78 blocks, 26 have been on three-point attempts, or 33.3 percent.
his 102 career steals rank 28th in school history; needs 35 to move into the top 15 for career steals.
has started 45 consecutive games entering the 2013-14 season.
Summer of 2013
participated in the USA Basketball World University Games Team Trials in Colorado Springs, Colo.
was one of 19 players who participated in the Kevin Durant Skills Academy for wing forwards in Washington, D.C., June 28-30.
was one of 23 college players regardless of position who was invited to the LeBron James Skills Academy in Las Vegas, Nev., July 5-8.
2012-13 (Junior season)
was named to the USBWA All-District VI team.
was named to the NABC All-District 8 second team.
a unanimous selection to the All-Big 12 Second Team.
became the second player in school history to record 200 assists, 100 steals and 75 blocked shots in a career, joining Byron Houston.
became the 37th player in school history to record 1,000 career points on a rainbow shot over the backboard against Texas.
played 627 minutes during league play, the third-most by a Cowboy since the Big 12 formed.
his 299 points during league play rank as the sixth-most by a Cowboy since the Big 12 conference formed.
recorded 20 points, five rebounds and four assists in a career-high 45 minutes against Kansas.
recorded 14 points, six rebounds, three assists and three steals with no turnovers in 38 minutes against Oklahoma.
scored 25 points, all in the first half, on 8-of-11 shooting at Texas Tech; was 7-of-8 from long range, including making his first six trey attempts.
scored a season-high 28 points (22 in first half) at Kansas, his fourth 20-point game of the season; connected on 7-of-10 treys vs the Jayhawks, both career highs; also had four assists, two rebounds and two blocked shots vs KU.
scored 24 points against West Virginia.
scored 23 points against Portland State on 10-of-14 shooting from the floor, including 3-of-4 from long range; his 10 FGs are a career high.
2011-12 (Sophomore season)
was named the "Dunker of the Year" by CollegeBasketballTalk on NBCSports.com.
played in all 33 games and started 26, including 15 of the last 16.
scored a career-high 30 points at Texas Tech; was 7-of-12 from the floor, including 3-of-6 from beyond the arc, and a perfect 13-of-13 from the charity stripe.
scored 21 points in a losing cause at Kansas, playing all 40 minutes vs the Jayhawks.
recorded three double-figure rebounding games, resulting in three double-doubles; included a career-best 11 boards vs Texas inside Gallagher-Iba Arena.
dished out a career-high 11 assists against the Iowa State Cyclones in Ames, his first-career double-figure assist game; was one point shy of a double-double with nine points.
his dunk-and-1 against ISU was the No. 3 Play of the Day on SportsCenter.
his alley-opp dunk off the backboard from Le'Bryan Nash at Texas Tech made No. 2 on SportsCenter's Top Plays.
also made SportsCenter's top plays with a pair of dunks against Missouri inside Gallagher-Iba Arena.
led the team in assists (80), and was second in both rebounds (169) and steals (41).
averaged more than 35 minutes per game over the last 16 contests.
2010-11 (Freshman season)
played in all 34 games and started 10-consecutive league games as a true freshman.
averaged 6.4 points and 2.5 rebounds per game.
led the squad with 33 blocked shots, the most ever by a Cowboy guard and the fifth-most ever by a freshman at OSU.
his 28 steals rank as the seventh-most ever by a Cowboy freshman.
recorded five blocked shots against Baylor on March 1, tied for the fourth-most by an OSU freshman in school history and the most by a Cowboy frosh in 22 years.
scored a season-high 16 points against the Bears on Jan. 22 in Waco.
grabbed a season-best eight rebounds at Texas Tech on Jan. 29.
tied for fifth in the Big 12 Conference for blocked shots in conference games only, averaging 1.5 per league contest.
played alongside fellow Cowboy Brian Williams on the East squad in the Louisiana High School Athletic Association All-Star game, scoring 19 points.
scored 15 points as the Black team defeated the White squad at the Kentucky Derby Festival Basketball Classic on April 10, 2010.
advanced to the finals of the slam-dunk competition at the Derby Festival Classic.
named the Louisiana Player of the Year as a senior in 2009-10.
chosen Mr. Basketball by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association.
the most outstanding player for Class 4A in the state of Louisiana and a first-team All-State selection.
led Peabody Magnet to the Class 4A state title with a perfect 41-0 record.
averaged 32 points, 10 rebounds, five assists, three blocks and three steals per game his senior season.
an ESPNRise.com All-America second-team selection.
named to the MaxPreps.com All-America fifth-team.
as a junior, was named first-team Class 4A All-State and the MVP for District 3-4A.
was also named the All-Cenla MVP in 2009.
starter in 2007-08 as a sophomore and led squad to a 38-1 mark.
a four-star recruit according to Scout.com, rated as the No. 24 shooting guard in the country.
a three-star recruit according to Rivals.com, rated as the No. 137 player nationally.
chose Oklahoma State over LSU, Marquette, Michigan, Texas A&M and USC.
Born Jan. 29, 1992, Markel is the son of Jerri Mac Eggins. He has two sisters, Tara and Moryia. Markel is majoring in education with an interest in criminal justice at Oklahoma State.