Oklahoma State outscored number-seven Texas Tech by nine in the second half to pull off a 79-71 upset in Stillwater. Kendall Smith posted 21 points and six assists for the Cowboys, who are 16-and-12 and 6-and-9 in the Big 12. Zhaire Smith tallied 18 points as the Red Raiders have lost two straight going into their Saturday showdown with number-eight Kansas. Texas Tech is 22-and-6 and 10-and-5 in conference.
They're one game behind the Jayhawks for first in the Big 12 standings.