Nov. 21, 2000
Oklahoma St. 69, UMKC 46
TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Oklahoma State allowed only five field goals in the final 26 minutes en route to a 69-46 victory over Missouri-Kansas City on Tuesday night.
Fredrik Jonzen had game highs of 17 points and nine rebounds for the Cowboys (1-0). Jonzen shot 8-of-10 from the field.
OSU's Jason Keep added 14 points on 7-of-10 shooting. Michael Watson paced the Kangaroos (0-2) with 10 points.
A basket by UMKC's Michael Jackson with 6:05 left in the first half tied the game at 23-23. The Kangaroos went 10 1/2 minutes without scoring before Jackson's bucket.
Three of UMKC's final five baskets occurred during the final minutes of the first half. Victor Williams' trey snapped the 23-23 tie and OSU went up 30-23 at halftime.
The Cowboys pulled away steadily in the second half, building their lead to 61-34 with 1:28 left.
OSU outrebounded UMKC 40-21.