Stanford falls to Oklahoma State in NIT second round

Stanford’s 2017-18 season came to a close Monday night in a 71-65 loss at Oklahoma State in the second round of the NIT.

The third-seeded Cardinal (19-16) led 47-42 after three quarters but couldn’t stop No. 2 Oklahoma State in the final period, getting outscored 29-18. The Cowboys hit 5 three-pointers in the fourth quarter while Stanford made only 6 field goals in shooting 38.7 percent.

Stanford committed 19 turnovers, tied for the fourth-most this season.

Senior Michael Humphrey had 15 points and 20 rebounds for Stanford in his final game, while fellow senior Dorian Pickens had 11 points but was just 3 of 13 from the field and 1 of 7 from three-point land. Junior Reid Travis added 14 points and 11 rebounds.

Stanford’s 19 wins were its most since 2014-15, when it won the NIT championship. The Cardinal also won the NIT in 2012 and 1991.

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