Bayamon, PR (Sports Network) - Le'Bryan Nash poured in a game-high 23 points, including 13-for-13 from the free throw line, as Oklahoma State blasted the sixth-ranked North Carolina State Wolfpack, 76-56, in the Puerto Rico Tip- Off championship game.
Nash added eight rebounds and Marcus Smart contributed 20 points on 8-of-15 from the floor to go with seven rebounds and seven assists for the Cowboys (4-0). Phil Forte contributed 17 points off the bench on 6-of-11 shooting in the victory.
Rodney Purvis led the Wolfpack with 16 points, while T.J. Warren added 15 points on 7-of-12 shooting in the loss. Standout junior C.J. Leslie struggled, scoring just two points on the night after picking up three first-half fouls en route to fouling out.
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