STILLWATER, Okla. — Marcus Domask drilled a 3-pointer from the left corner with 21.6 seconds left and Troy D’Amico came up with a key steal and clutch rebound to give Southern Illinois a 61-60 upset of Oklahoma State on Thursday night.
The victory was the Salukis’ first over a Power Five team on the road since beating Colorado in the NIT in 2000.
Bryce Thompson grabbed a defensive rebound for Oklahoma State but missed a potential go-ahead jumper off the front of the rim with 4 seconds left, and D’Amico snared the rebound.
Oklahoma State led by 13 points in the second half, but the Cowboys did not score in the final 4:15. The Salukis closed the deficit to six points several times and used a 7-0 run to cut it to one, setting up Domask’s game-winning 3.
Southern Illinois (2-0) made 10 steals and forced 14 turnovers. The Cowboys (1-1) shot just 8 of 16 from the free-throw line.
Lance Jones led the Salukis with 19 points. Domask hit 4 of 8 3-pointers and finished with 16 points, seven rebounds and four assists.
Avery Anderson III and Thompson each scored 14 points to lead Oklahoma State, and Caleb Asberry added 13 points off the bench.