Palo Duro High School
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Five Oklahoma State players scored in double figures.
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.
OSU will serve as the No. 3 seed in the 2013 Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship.
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 (12-12, 5-6 Big 12) avenged perhaps their most heartbreaking defeat of the season, defeating Iowa State 69-67 in Stillwater.
Le'Bryan Nash scored a career-high 27 points, Brian Williams added a career-best 22 and Oklahoma State knocked off No. 2 Missouri 79-72 on Wednesday night, handing the Tigers their second loss of the season.
Oklahoma State vs. Memphis (USATSI)
Men's Basketball vs. Purdue, November 28, 2013, Old Spice Classic
Kansas State vs. Oklahoma State
Oklahoma State vs. Kansas State - 03/09/13
Oklahoma State vs. Texas (AP)
92 blocks are tied for the eighth most in a Cowboy career, tying Desmond Mason.
needs eight blocks to become the eighth player in school history to record 100 career blocks.
his 1.5 blocks-per-game average over his first two seasons ranks as the fifth-highest in school history.
has seven games of four or more blocks, the sixth-most in school history.
2012-13 (Sophomore season)
was named All-Big 12 Honorable Mention by the conference coaches.
was also named to the Big 12 All-Defensive Team.
was named second-team Academic All-Big 12 by the league office.
played in 28 games and started the final 18 for the Cowboys.
missed the first five games of the season due to a foot injury.
had 12 multiple-block games, including eight games with three or more blocked shots.
his 29 blocks in league-games only rank as the fourth most by a Cowboy since the Big 12 formed, just two behind his total of 31 as a freshman.
nearly recorded a double-double with 10 points and nine rebounds at West Virginia; also blocked four shots, tying his season high.
tied his career best with 14 rebounds vs Kansas.
recorded his first-collegiate double-double with 13 points and 12 rebounds at Texas Tech; his 13 points were also a career high.
grabbed 13 rebounds, one shy of his career high, against Baylor; also played a career-high 42 minutes against the Bears.
played 35 minutes at Kansas, recording eight points and eight rebounds; also had a season-high four blocked shots against the No. 2 Jayhawks.
started his first game of the season against Texas Tech; grabbed a season-high nine boards.
recorded 10 points and eight rebounds for the second-straight game against Central Arkansas; also had three blocked shots vs UCA.
played 26 minutes against Missouri State and nearly recorded a double-double with 10 points and eight rebounds.
was perfect shooting against the Bears, making all three FG attempts and all four FT attempts.
2011-12 (Freshman season)
played in all 33 games and started 24, including all 18 conference games and both contests in the Big 12 Championship.
reached double figures in scoring five times, including back-to-back 12-point games at Missouri and vs Texas.
had four double-figure rebounding games, including a career-best 14 against Iowa State in Stillwater.
ranked 13th in the Big 12 Conference with his 5.7 boards per contest, the highest average by a league freshman.
that average improved to 7.2 rebounds per game in conference-games only, the fifth-highest average of any player in the league.
had 15 multiple-block games, including five contests with four or more blocked shots; blocked a career-high five shots at Texas.
one of just 10 players in school history to record five games with four or more blocks in a career.
ranked fifth in the Big 12 with 49 blocked shots in all games, and third with 31 in league-games only.
had 21 blocked shots over a nine-game span, an average of 2.3 per game.
had two key blocked shots in a win over SMU at the American Airlines Center.
2010-11 (Redshirt season)
redshirted his true freshman season at Oklahoma State.
named the boys basketball Player of the Year and the SuperTeam MVP by the Amarillo Globe News.
was a member of the Class 5A-4A Golden Spread Team in both 2009 and 2010.
named the District 3-4A Most Valuable Player after leading the Dons to the district championship.
was named to the Class 4A All-State team and All-Region I by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches.
also named to the North squad of the Texas High School Coaches Association All-Star game.
averaged 15.1 points and 9.7 rebounds per game his senior season.
as a junior, he averaged 18.3 points and 10.5 rebounds per game, leading the Dons to the Region I-4A finals.
recorded a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds as a starter for the Texas squad in the Faith 7 game in Shawnee, Okla., on June 12; was 8-of-11 from the floor in that game.
scored 15 points on 7-of-9 shooting from the floor in leading the North All-Stars to a 115-97 win over the South All-Stars in the THSCA All-Star game in San Antonio on July 19.
a consensus four-star recruit, was ranked as the 12th-best power forward by Scout.com and the ninth-best power forward by Rivals.com.
Rivals.com also ranked him as the No. 38 player overall nationally.
chose Oklahoma State over offers from Memphis, Oklahoma, Missouri and Georgia Tech.
Born August 9, 1992, Michael is the son of Dennis and Joy Cobbins. He has two sisters, Kim and Jade. Michael is majoring in education at Oklahoma State.