February 2, 2013
Kansas guard Elijah Johnson watches from the floor as Oklahoma State guard Marcus Smart recovers a fumbled ball by Johnson with seconds remaining in the game on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 at Allen Fieldhouse. The turnover nullified the the Jayhawks' comeback effort. At right is Kansas guard Ben McLemore and Oklahoma State guard Markel Brown.
Oklahoma State's Marcus Smart, who certainly will hear a lot about last year's post-victory backflip from Kansas University fans in pre-game warmups prior to Saturday’s 3 p.m. return game at KU, discussed his actions with the Journal-World at this year’s preseason Big 12 Media Day event. By Gary Bedore
Point-guard play becomes more important in mid-March, when Oklahoma State will be in good hands with Marcus Smart at the controls. But what will happen to Kansas, Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan asks. • Box score• Bill Self postgame audio