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Oklahoma State Basketball beats No.1 Baylor 61-54

In an up and down season, the Cowboys got a highlight Saturday night.

NCAA Basketball: Oklahoma State at Baylor Chris Jones-USA TODAY Sports

For the first time in school history, the Cowboys have taken down the No.1 team in the country as the visitors with a 61-54 win in Waco against the Baylor Bears.

The last time Oklahoma State beat at No.1 team was Kansas at home in 2010.

Lead by a 19 point performance from Bryce Thompson, The Cowboys shook their 2 game losing streak and won the last game of a tough 3-game away stretch.

For the Bears, they were lead by 18 points off the bench from LJ Cryer. Matthew Meyer also had double-digit points for the Bears finishing the game with 16 points.

The Cowboys lead by as much as 18 but Baylor would not go away quietly. The Bears were able to get the score within one when LJ Cryer sank two free throws with 1:20 left on the clock in the second half.

That would be the last score for the Bears as Bryce Thompson scored the last 6 points of the game to secure the win for the Cowboys.

Oklahoma State came out of the game hot and did not trail besides a 4-3 lead for the bears early in the first half. Bryce Williams would get the scoring started with a jumper at the 19:50 mark. He would be the Cowboys second highest scorer with 9 points. The Cowboys would head into the locker room up 34-22.

Baylor went on a few runs of their own to try to put the game within reach with a 6-0 run but the Cowboys were able to keep them at bay by holding them to 28 percent shooting up to that point. A 7-0 run towards the end of the game put the game within reach for the Bears, But that 6-0 run from Thompson kept that from happening.

Defensively, the Cowboys held Baylor to a season-low 54 points.

Next up the Cowboys will face TCU in Gallagher-Iba on Wednesday.