National Basketball Association
Oakland 56, Oklahoma State 55
When: 8:00 PM ET, Friday, November 12, 2021
Where: Gallagher-Iba Arena, Stillwater, Oklahoma
Officials: # Shane Staggs, # K.B. Burdett, # Gary Maxwell
Attendance: 8729

Jalen Moore hit two free throws with eight seconds remaining to give Oakland a 56-55 win at Oklahoma State on Friday in Stillwater.

After Moore's free throws, Oklahoma State had a chance to win, but Bryce Thompson missed a 3-pointer before time expired.

Moore led all scorers with 16 points, Jamal Cain scored 14 points and Trey Townsend added 12 points for Oakland (1-1), which outrebounded the Cowboys, 35-31, and overcame 18 turnovers.

Isaac Likekele and Thompson each scored 12 points and Rondel Walker added 11 points for Oklahoma State (1-1), which made just 3 of 17 shots from behind the 3-point line and, like Oakland, committed 18 turnovers.

With the game tied at 47-47 with 7:58 remaining, Oklahoma State scored six of the game's next eight points to take a 53-49 lead with 5:13 left.

The score remained that way until Moore hit a 3-pointer to make it 53-52 Oklahoma State with 1:33 remaining.

Moore hit two free throws with 53 seconds left to give the Golden Grizzlies a 54-53 lead, but Oklahoma State took a 55-54 lead with 33 seconds left on a layup by Thompson.

Trailing 15-10 after the first 10 minutes of the first half, Oakland surged ahead, going on a 12-2 run to take a 22-17 lead with 5:59 remaining until halftime.

Oklahoma State tied the game at 22-22 with 4:14 left in the first half, but Oakland ended the first half on an 8-0 run to take a 30-22 lead at halftime.

The Cowboys started the second half strong, opening with a 15-4 run to take a 37-34 lead with 15:06 remaining in the game.

Oklahoma State took a 43-39 lead with 11:45 left, but Oakland tied the game at 47-47 with 7:58 to go.

--Field Level Media

Top Game Performances
Oakland   Oklahoma State
Jalen Moore 16 Scoring Isaac Likekele 12
Jalen Moore 6 Assists Isaac Likekele 5
Jamal Cain 12 Rebounds Isaac Likekele 9
Jalen Moore 6 Free Throws Made Donovan Williams 3
Jamal Cain 2 Steals Avery Anderson III 3
Jamal Cain 1 Blocks Matthew-Alexander Moncrieffe 2
Team Stats Summary
Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Oakland 56 38.5 6-20 10-12 9 30 2 6 18
Oklahoma State 55 43.4 3-17 6-12 15 30 3 8 18