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OSU men's golf: Cowboys hold off SMU to advance to NCAA semifinals

Top-seeded Oklahoma State defeated No. 8 SMU 4-1 in match play Tuesday to advance to the NCAA men's golf semifinals at Blessings Golf Club in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

The Cowboys will face No. 5 Texas in the Tuesday afternoon semifinals with a spot in Wednesday morning's championship on the line.

The Longhorns denied a Bedlam semifinal by edging No. 4 Oklahoma 3-2. Brad Dalke and Quade Cummins earned OU's wins.

Viktor Hovland, NCAA champion Matthew Wolff, Hayden Wood and Austin Eckroat each won their head-to-head matchups for OSU.

In the other quarterfinals, No. 2 Vanderbilt defeated No. 7 Texas A&M 3-2 and No. 6 Stanford defeated No. 3 Wake Forest 3-2.

Watch the semifinals at 2:45 p.m. on the Golf Channel (Cox 60).

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Oklahoma State's Viktor Hovland hits to the first green during the final round of the 2018 NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championships at Karsten Creek Golf Club in Stillwater, Okla., Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman

Oklahoma State's Viktor Hovland hits to the first green during the final round of the 2018 NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championships at Karsten Creek Golf Club in Stillwater, Okla., Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman

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Jeff Patterson

Jeff Patterson is the sports editor of The Oklahoman. A native of Lexington, Kentucky, he allegedly once told his father on a childhood trip passing through Oklahoma that he would one day live there. He doesn't recall this, but he fulfilled that... Read more ›

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