Smart's career night paces OSU over Memphis 101-80 - NBC Sports

Smart's career night paces OSU over Memphis 101-80
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Oklahoma State wing Le'Bryan Nash, right, takes a shot over Memphis guard Chris Crawford during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Stillwater, Okla., Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Brody Schmidt)
November 19, 2013, 10:32 pm

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) Marcus Smart scored a career-high 39 points and No. 7 Oklahoma State raced past No. 11 Memphis for a 101-80 win on Tuesday night in a one-sided matchup of top teams.

Smart, who bypassed the NBA draft after last season's early exit from the NCAA tournament, had 26 points in the first half and finished with five 3-pointers.

The sophomore was 11 of 21 from the floor - easily topping his previous career high of 28 points, which he set last season against Oklahoma.

Markel Brown added 20 points and Brian Williams 15 for Oklahoma State.

Nick King had 23 points for Memphis, and Shaq Goodwin finished with 13. The Tigers (1-1) shot 41.2 percent (28 of 68).

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