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STILLWATER, Okla. Louis Murphy Youth Jersey . -- LeBryan Nash insisted last weeks loss to Memphis wasnt on Oklahoma States mind when it took the court against South Carolina. Whatever the ninth-ranked Cowboys were focused on worked out just fine as they dominated the Gamecocks in a 79-52 victory on Friday night. Even with preseason All-America guard Marcus Smart playing a largely supporting role, Oklahoma State (8-1) used an early 25-2 run to take control and put the game out of reach -- easing any leftover disappointment from the loss to No. 16 Memphis last week. Nash finished with 16 points to lead all five Cowboys starters in double figures, and Oklahoma State forced 24 turnovers in holding South Carolina (2-3) to a season-low 52 points, just 15 in the first half. "I thought the first half, I dont know if youll see too much better defence being played in this building and hold a team like South Carolina to 15 points," Oklahoma State coach Travis Ford said. "... Our guys really came out and executed the scouting report and really locked in." The Cowboys lost 73-68 to the Tigers last week in the championship game of the Old Spice Classic. That game was the fourth within a week in Florida for the Cowboys, who played against Memphis with Smart -- who was limited to 12 points -- battling virus-like symptoms. Smart was back to his usual self on Friday night, scoring 11 of his 13 points in the first half as Oklahoma State built a 26-point lead and put the game well out of reach. The sophomore added five assists, four rebounds and two steals in a game in which the Cowboys gave him plenty of help. In addition to Nash and Smart, Oklahoma States other starters -- Markel Brown, Brian Williams and Michael Cobbins -- also finished in double figures. Brown had 11 points, while Williams and Cobbins added 10 each, with the Cowboys scoring 33 points off turnovers. "I feel like it was good for our team to bounce back after a loss and to respond," Cobbins said. "... Everybody responded in the right way." South Carolina hadnt played a game in nearly two weeks, with its last outing an 84-72 victory over Florida International on Nov. 24. Despite the time off, Gamecocks coach Frank Martin left little doubt that he thought the first-half domination was more about Oklahoma State making a point rather than any rust on South Carolinas part. "Theyre good, and they came out and did exactly what I thought they would do," Martin said. "... They came out and punched us, and our guys didnt handle that real well." The Gamecocks struggled mightily to score in the first half, trailing 39-15 at halftime after shooting 20 per cent (4 of 20) and committing 13 turnovers that led to 21 points by Oklahoma State. The Gamecocks finished 16 of 45 (35.6 per cent) from the field despite hitting 6 of 11 3-point attempts. "We had guys trying to do their own thing to get us back in the game, and we were just playing catch up the whole night, and that doesnt work when youre playing a good team," Martin said. Led by Smart, the Cowboys had no such problems -- using a 25-2 run to put the game out of reach in the opening minutes. Williams free throw made it 27-5, capping a run during which the Gamecocks went nearly 5 minutes without scoring. Smart finished the first-half scoring in style, driving the baseline for a left-handed dunk, but he was hardly the only one to get in on the fun for the Cowboys. Nash had a one-handed dunk after a spin move on the baseline, and Cobbins brought the Gallagher-Iba Arena crowd to its feet with a two-handed follow dunk -- the first of two the junior had in the game. All in all, the convincing win was the perfect welcome home for Oklahoma State following last weeks trip. "Happy with the win, happy with the way we came out and played, especially coming off a loss," Ford said. 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From 2006 through 2013, Fielder slugged 283 home runs, ranking fourth, so his power ought to play well in Texas, which is one of the most hitter-friendly environments in the game. Fielder is also exceptionally durable, his 1283 games played since 2006 leading the majors, so he also has durability going for him. The question when it comes to Fielder is going to be in terms of value, particularly in comparison to the financial obligation that the Rangers are taking on by picking up the seven years and $168-million remaining on Fielders contract. Now, theyre not picking up all of it. Initial reports indicate that the Tigers are sending $30-million along to help defray the cost of Fielders contract. Fielder, who rates as a subpar fielder on a consistent basis, will replace Mitch Moreland at first base for the Rangers, with Moreland able to play a corner outfield spot or designated hitter, effectively filling in for the recently-departed David Murphy, who just signed with the Cleveland Indians. Furthermore, and perhaps the primary impetus for this deal from the Texas perspective, is that by dealing Ian Kinsler, the Rangers open up an everyday spot in the lineup for Jurickson Profar, the 20-year-old top prospect who came up through the organization as a shortstop, but played wherever he could fit into the Texas lineup last season and 32 games at second base was his most at any position. Provided he continues to stay reasonably healthy through his mid-30s, Fielder ought to be productive enough to make this deal palatable to the Rangers. If he hits 30 homers a year in the cleanup spot for the Rangers, thats an upgrade in power that the Rangers need. The Tigers Get: 2B Ian p;Kinsler. Doug Martin Jersey. Kinsler is a 31-year-old who has been one of the most productive second basemen in the game but, for the first time in his career, his OPS has been under .760 the last two seasons. His 2.5 fWAR last season was his lowest since 2007. Since 2006, Kinsler is one of six players to record at least 150 home runs and 150 stolen bases. The others are Hanley Ramirez, Alex Rios, Matt Kemp, David Wright and Brandon Phillips; good company. While his power has dipped, particularly from the 2009 and 2011 seasons when he hit more than 30 home runs, Kinsler is also showing patience at the plate. His 3.9% rate of swinging strikes ranked seventh-lowest among qualified batters last season, so hes not an easy out. Its fair to expect that it will be more difficult for Kinsler to hit home runs in Detroit, compared to Arlington. Kinsler does figure to be an upgrade over Omar Infante, but the benefit of moving out Fielder is that the Tigers should be able to shift Miguel Cabrera back to first base. Cabreras a great hitter, but a poor fielder and will likely do less damage with the glove playing at first. Over the last couple years, Kinsler has a subpar Ultimate Zone Rating, but his Defensive Runs Saved is among the highest at the position. Since 2009, Kinsler has 59 DRS, ranking second among second basemen. Kinsler has four years and $57-million remaining on his contract (with a $10-million option, $5-million buyout, for 2018). In the total summation, it will cost the Tigers about $92-million for four years of Ian Kinsler and the Rangers will pay about $138-million for seven years of Fielder. Both players should be productive, though declining as their contracts take them to their mid-30s. The benefit to the Tigers is that they create some financial flexibility that will come in handy for signing others, most notably Cy Young winner Max Scherzer, who is slated to become a free agent at the end of the 2014 season. Scott Cullen can be reached at Scott.Cullen@bellmedia.ca and followed on Twitter at http://twitter.com/tsnscottcullen. For more, check out TSN Fantasy on Facebook. cheap nfl jerseys cheap jerseys cheap jerseys cheap jerseys cheap nfl jerseys wholesale jerseys ' ' '