Homecoming and Hoops A Success at OSU

      Following the most exciting introduction video in school history, the Black team defeated the Orange squad 45-44 in a 15-minute scrimmage. Redshirt junior Brian Williams led all scorers with 16 points.

      Junior Le'Bryan Nash added 11 points for the Black team, while senior Markel Brown recorded six points, six assists and four rebounds in a mostly offensive battle.

      Sophomore Kamari Murphy led the Orange team with 14 points and also had a game-high eight rebounds. Sophomore Marcus Smart added eight points and had five assists, including some impressive alley-oop dunks. Redshirt junior Michael Cobbins added eight points for the Orange squad.

      The Cowboys open the 2013-14 season on Sunday, Oct. 27, as OSU hosts Campbellsville (Ky) in an exhibition game starting at 2 pm inside Gallagher-Iba Arena.

      Black (45)

      Brian Williams 16 points, 2 rebounds, 3 assists

      Le'Bryan Nash 11 points, 1 rebound, 2 assists

      Markel Brown 6 points, 4 rebounds, 6 assists

      Stevie Clark 6 points, 3 assists

      Gary Gaskins 4 points, 2 rebounds

      Marek Soucek 2 points, 1 rebound

      Orange (44)

      Kamari Murphy 14 points, 8 rebounds, 2 assists

      Marcus Smart 8 points, 2 rebounds, 5 assists

      Michael Cobbins 8 points, 2 rebounds

      Phil Forte 6 points, 1 rebound, 1 assist

      Leyton Hammonds 4 points, 1 assist

      Jeffrey Carroll 2 points, 1 rebound

      Mason Cox 2 points, 1 assist

      Christien Sager 2 rebounds, 1 assist