Brown, Nash, Smart will all be back for 2013-14 season.
Oklahoma State rallies too late in the second half.
OSU is making its 25th appearance in the NCAA Tournament
Cowboys can't overcome poor second half shooting.
Phil Forte hit two free throws with 2.9 seconds left and No. 14 Oklahoma State survived after blowing a 20-point lead to beat Pierre Jackson and Baylor 74-72 in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 tournament Thursday night.
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.
Practice for the second-round NCAA tournament game against Oregon.
Kansas State vs. Oklahoma State
Oklahoma State vs. Baylor
Oklahoma State vs. Iowa State
Oklahoma State vs. Texas (AP)
Summer Foreign Tour
led the team with 18 points per game, including a tour-high 22 against Barcelona Select on Aug. 12.
also grabbed 10 rebounds in that game, recording a double-double.
shot 55.1 percent from the floor, including 10-of-18 (55.6 percent) from beyond the three-point arc.
hit 8-of-9 shots from the free-throw line, good for 88.9 percent.
had 11 assists and just five turnovers in the four games.
also recorded eight steals, including four on Aug. 12.
2011-12 (Sophomore season)
was named the "Dunker of the Year" by CollegeBasketballTalk on NBCSports.com.
received the "Best Body of Work" award on ESPN's Dunks of the Year.
ESPN's Sean Farham ranked the 15 best dunks of 2011-12; Markel had two in the top 10 -- both from the Missouri game -- with his alley-oop from Keiton Page ranked No. 1.
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 as a sophomore, resulting in three double-doubles; included a career-best 11 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 sixth-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 career-high 16 points against the Bears on Jan. 22 in Waco.
grabbed a career-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 planning to major in criminal justice at Oklahoma State.