Volunteers Knock Cowboys From Unbeaten Ranks

Oklahoma State allowed Tennessee 21 offensive rebounds, which was one too many Tuesday night as Dane Bradshaw's tip-in with 1.9 seconds allowed the Volunteers to upset the 14th-ranked Cowboys 79-77 at Gaylord Entertainment Center in Nashville, Tenn. The Cowboys played for the first time without freshman Obi Muonelo who broke the fibula in his left leg on Saturday.

Stat line of the game: Tennessee took 67 shots in the game, compared to OSU's 44. The Volunteers outrebounded the Cowboys 37-35, thanks to 21 offensive rebounds.

Player of the game: Kenny Cooper and Marcus Dove share the honor. Cooper, the 6-10 sophomore center, finished with a season-high 11 points and added 5 rebounds and a blocked shot in 18 minutes of plays. He was 4-of-4 from the field and made three of five free throws. Dove has taken his role as defensive stopper seriously the past two seasons and showed a national television audience (ESPN2) that he may be the nation's best defender Tuesday night when he shut down Tennessee's Chris Lofton, who had made five or more three-pointers in five games this season. Lofton finished 5-of-15 from the field, and was just 3-of-8 from behind the arc – he made one will covered by JamesOn Curry and another while being guarded by Byron Eaton.

The game was over when …: Volunteer senior Dane Bradshaw tipped in the winning basket with 1.9 seconds left in regulation after a miss by Tennessee's Jajuan Smith. But Oklahoma State called its last timeout and got an excellent shot to tie the game and send it into overtime when Byron Eaton's full-court pass on the inbounds play was caught by Mario Boggan who turned and shot an 18-footer from the top of the key, but it missed as the buzzer sounded.

Next: vs. seventh-ranked Pittsburgh (10-1), 6 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 21, in the All-College Classic at the Ford Center, Oklahoma City (ESPN2)

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