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Oklahoma State's seniors rope victory

Oklahoma State, en route to a 74-60 victory at the Jimmy V Classic Tuesday, ran past Syracuse with a 16-4 run using only seniors. Think about that for a second. Only seniors were on the court for Oklahoma State.

Updated: December 9, 2004, 7:18 PM ET
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim, while watching tape of Oklahoma State in preparation for their encounter at the Jimmy V Classic, said to himself, "we might not even be able to play with this team."

He was wrong for the first 33 minutes of Tuesday night's game at Madison Square Garden, but Boeheim proved to be prophetic as a two-point lead faded fast when the Cowboys' seniors took over in the final seven minutes.

This doesn't happen in today's era of college basketball. Seniors ...

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