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Brown scores 27, No. 11 Oklahoma St rebounds from loss to K-State with 87-74 win over Texas

  • Oklahoma State wing Markel Brown (22) shoots in front of Texas guard Isaiah Taylor (1) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Stillwater, Okla., Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. Oklahoma State won 87-74. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

    Oklahoma State wing Markel Brown (22) shoots in front of Texas guard Isaiah Taylor (1) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Stillwater, Okla., Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. Oklahoma State won 87-74. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)  (The Associated Press)

  • CORRECTS NAME OF TEXAS PLAYER TO DAMARCUS CROAKER, INSTEAD OF DEMARCUS HOLLAND - Texas' Damarcus Croaker (5) shoots over Oklahoma State guard Marcus Smart (33) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Stillwater, Okla., Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

    CORRECTS NAME OF TEXAS PLAYER TO DAMARCUS CROAKER, INSTEAD OF DEMARCUS HOLLAND - Texas' Damarcus Croaker (5) shoots over Oklahoma State guard Marcus Smart (33) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Stillwater, Okla., Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)  (The Associated Press)

  • Oklahoma State post Kamari Murphy (21) holds his head and Texas forward Connor Lammert (21) applauds after Murphy was called for a foul during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Stillwater, Okla., Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

    Oklahoma State post Kamari Murphy (21) holds his head and Texas forward Connor Lammert (21) applauds after Murphy was called for a foul during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Stillwater, Okla., Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)  (The Associated Press)

Markel Brown scored 27 points and Marcus Smart had 24, helping help No. 11 Oklahoma State beat Texas 87-74 on Wednesday night.

Phil Forte added 14 points for the Cowboys (13-2, 1-1 Big 12), who shot 54 percent from the field in the second half after struggling early.

Demarcus Holland had 12 points and 10 rebounds and Damarcus Croaker scored 12 points for the Longhorns (11-4, 0-2).

Oklahoma State, which entered averaging 86 points, eventually overwhelmed the Longhorns.

With Oklahoma State coaching great Eddie Sutton in attendance, the Cowboys bounced back from Saturday's loss at Kansas State.