Phil Forte scores 19 points in the Old Spice Classic Finals.
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.
Kansas State won game in Manhattan to open league play.
OSU defeated Iowa State 78-76 in Stillwater.
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.
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No. 14 Oklahoma State lost to No. 9 Kansas 68-67 in 2OT
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2012-13 (Sophomore season)
missed the first 18 games of the season due to a wrist injury sustained during preseason drills.
saw his first action of the season in six minutes against Iowa State.
gave the Cowboys a huge boost against Baylor, scoring six-straight points against the Bears when OSU was trailing 19-14 in the first half and gave the Pokes their first lead of the game.
scored six points for the second-straight game, this time against Texas; also recorded a block and a steal vs the Longhorns.
played 16 minutes at Tech, with three points and three assists.
played 19 minutes vs Kansas and dished out three assists.
had his best game of the season at West Virginia, recording season highs in points (13) and rebounds (six).
played a season-high 23 minutes at TCU.
dished out a career-high four assists with no turnovers in 21 minutes against Kansas State.
2011-12 (Freshman season)
started the final 20 games of the season, including all 18 Big 12 Conference games and both games in the Big 12 Championship.
his 41 minutes off the bench against SMU are tied for the second-most by a Cowboy non-starter since 1970-71; it was exceeded only by Matt Clark's 48 vs Kansas in 1981.
turned the ball over just 27 times in 887 minutes of playing time, or 1.22 turnovers per 40 minutes; that's the second-lowest turnover ratio in school history.
recorded four 20-point games, including a career-high 23 vs sixth-ranked Baylor in Gallagher-Iba Arena, connecting on 9-of-15 shots from the floor.
scored 22 points a win over second-ranked Missouri; was 10-of-12 from the line vs the Tigers.
recorded a game-high 17 points in win over Texas A&M.
his six steals against Texas in Stillwater tied for the second-most by a freshman in school history.
also had a career-best three blocks vs the Longhorns.
was 84-of-143 (58.7 percent) on two-point shots.
reached double figures in 15 games, including 14 of the final 21 contests.
2010-11 (Redshirt season)
redshirted his true freshman season at Oklahoma State.
played alongside fellow Cowboy Markel Brown on the East squad in the Louisiana High School Athletic Association All-Star game.
led his team to the state semifinals in 2010.
named honorable mention All-State for Class 4A his senior season despite missing several games due to injury.
also received first-team All-District 7-4A honors and all-metro accolades.
averaged 25 points, 12 rebounds, three steals and two blocks per game as a senior.
named Class 4A's Outstanding Player by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association at state in 2009.
was named the Class 4A Player of the Year according to the Louisiana Association of Basketball Coaches as a junior.
first-team All-State for Class 4A in 2009, and also named the Most Valuable Player for District 6-4A.
led Glen Oaks to a No. 1 ranking in Class 4A as a junior.
as a junior, averaged 25.9 points, 13.6 rebounds, four blocked shots and 2.1 assists per game.
named first-team All-District 6-4A as a sophomore.
was a consensus three-star recruit, ranked as the 26th-best shooting guard in the country by Scout.com and the No. 127 player overall according to Rivals.com.
chose OSU over LSU, Baylor and Oregon State.
Born Sept. 20, 1992, Brian is the son of Michael and Sharon Williams. He has two sisters, Lindsay and Leah. Brian enjoys spending time with friends and playing video games in his spare time. He is majoring in education at Oklahoma State.