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OSU basketball: Cowboys' Kalib Boone named Big 12 Newcomer of Week

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State freshman Kalib Boone’s big week earned his first Big 12 honor on Monday.

Boone was named the Big 12’s Newcomer of the Week after helping the Cowboys win at Kansas State and upset No. 24-ranked Texas Tech.

A 6-foot-9 Tulsa Memorial product, Boone averaged 11 points on a team-high 66.7 percent shooting. He made 14 of 18 free shots.

Against Texas Tech, Boone made 12 of 14 free shots — the most by a Cowboy since February 2018 — and scored a game-high 16 points. He drew eight fouls, the most by a Cowboy player this season.

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Oklahoma State's Kalib Boone shoots a layup during Oklahoma State's 73-70 victory over Texas Tech in the NCAA college basketball game in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, February 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Mitch Alcala)

Oklahoma State's Kalib Boone shoots a layup during Oklahoma State's 73-70 victory over Texas Tech in the NCAA college basketball game in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, February 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Mitch Alcala)

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Jacob Unruh

Jacob Unruh is a graduate of Northeastern State University. He was born in Cherokee and raised near Vera where he attended Caney Valley High School.During his tenure at NSU, Unruh wrote for The Northeastern (NSU's student newspaper), the... Read more ›

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