Kansas State almost won the game in regulation, but TCU's Desmond Bane sank a game-tying three-pointer at the buzzer-his only three points of the game-to send the contest to overtime. Boynton said. "First time ever". He had them locked in.
The third time was the charm for Kansas.
Kansas forward Mitch Lightfoot (44) gets a bucket against Kansas State guard Amaad Wainright (23). "We played hard, but I don't think we finished it off as well as we could have".
OSU junior Tavarius Shine agreed.
"It was tough for us, but it was nothing we've never been through before", Brown said. "I know that we had no momentum and that was something that at least gave us a little bit".
"Their philosophy, what they did to Vlad was clear, and we knew it was coming, but they were clearly more physical than us, especially in the second half". Marquette's another bubble team that barely avoided a devastating loss, as it edged DePaul 72-69 in the Big East Tournament.
The Jayhawks shot better and limited the Cowboys' fast-break points in their victory.
Kansas (25-7, 13-5) is ranked No. 9 in both the Associated Press and USA TODAY Coaches' polls, released March 5.
One of OSU's weak nonconference games was against ACC-opponent Pittsburgh, which had its worst season in recent history, going winless in conference play.
Percentages: FG.483, FT.824. Three-Point Goals: 11-28, .393 (Newman 5-8, Mykhailiuk 4-8, Garrett 1-3, Graham 1-6, Vick 0-3).
"I think we've done what we're supposed to do", Oklahoma State coach Mike Boynton said. "We were just a step slow to loose balls". Baylor tried to make it interesting by hitting some shots down the stretch, but forward Esa Ahmad put that to rest by slamming home a steal with 30 seconds remaining and put an exclamation point on the win. It's not an excuse, it's a reality.
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"What's disappointing to me is we played the second half (like) it was more important to them than us".
Sosinski's use was made necessary by the injury Kansas' starting center Udoka Azubuike suffered in practice Tuesday.
The Horned Frogs, who forced OT on Desmond Bane's buzzer-beating 3-pointer, had the ball with the game tied at 64 and 34.5 seconds to go. In his last seven games, Young is averaging nearly 10 points less per game than the near 30-point average he has maintained for most of the season.
"I'll just tell you as a dad, it kind of scares me because I'm looking at it as if he's being ridiculed the way he is now, what if he doesn't come back and average 30 and 10 next year?" he said.
Now, the Horned Frogs wait until Sunday to learn where they play next in the postseason. They also evened the series in Brooklyn at 1-1.
Smith agreed, saying the Cowboys didn't have their best outing. And really over the course of the season we've done some really good work. I don't feel like this is it. "We were leading the conference in lowest turnovers, lowest in the country, and that's been hurting us now".
The NCAA Tournament Selection Show is set for 5 p.m. Sunday on TBS.
"I have nothing to say about the last five minutes", North Carolina coach Roy Williams said, able to joke because ultimately it turned out OK for the Tar Heels. "We'll keep working, regardless".
He said original plan was for Trae Young to stay at Oklahoma for multiple years.