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Page scores 40, Oklahoma State beats Texas 90-78
By JEFF LATZKE, AP Sports Writer Saturday, Feb 18, 2012

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP)—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.

Page erupted for 27 first-half points, matching his previous season-best for a game, and ended up becoming only the sixth player in school history to reach the 40-point mark.

Page hit all 20 of his free throws and coach Travis Ford pulled him from the game with 35 seconds left to a roaring standing ovation from the crowd. The two shared a hug, slapped hands and had another brief embrace before Page greeted the rest of the Cowboys (13-14, 6-8 Big 12) by the bench.

Myck Kabongo scored a career-high 22 points for Texas (17-10, 7-7) and Big 12 scoring leader J’Covan Brown added 20.

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Myck Kabongo Myck Kabongo
8-12,  22 Pts
4 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Oklahoma St.
Keiton Page Keiton Page
8-14,  40 Pts
1 Rebs, 1 Assists

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