NBA Draft Prep: Thanksgiving prospect watch

NBA Draft Prep: Thanksgiving prospect watch
November 28, 2013, 7:30 pm
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Marcus Smart led Oklahoma State with 30 points in a 97-87 win over Purdue. (AP)

Some of the top NBA prospects were in action on Thanksgiving. Here's what they did:

Oklahoma State 97, Purdue 87

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Oklahoma State came close to blowing a 23-point halftime lead, but managed to close the door on Purdue.

Marcus Smart led the Cowboys in scoring, with 24 of his 30 points coming in the first half. He did, however, receive a technical foul for an unfavorable reaction to a foul call.

Markel Brown added 25 points and also received a technical for an altercation with Purdue's Ronnie Johnson.

Highlights
• Marcus Smart:
 30 points, four assists, four rebounds

• Markel Brown: 25 points, six rebounds


Kansas 87, Wake Forest 78

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Andrew Wiggins had a solid second-half performance, scoring 12 points to help No. 2 Kansas progress to the semifinals of the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament and hand Wake Forest its first loss of the season.

Kansas will play Villanova on Friday in the semifinal round.

Highlights
• Andrew Wiggins: 17 points, four rebounds, three steals

• Wayne Selden Jr.: Eight points, three rebounds

• Perry Ellis: Nine points, six rebounds


Marquette 86, CS Fullerton 66

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Jamil Wilson scored a career-high 24 points against CS Fullerton to advance Marquette past the first round of the Wooden Legacy tournament. 

Marquette had a double-digit lead after just 10 minutes of play in the first half and held the lead the rest of the way.

Highlights
• Jamil Wilson: 24 points, eight rebounds, four assists


Memphis 87, Siena 60

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Joe Jackson led the way for Memphis with an 18-point game in a win over Siena to send the Tigers to the semifinals of the Old Spice Classic.

Memphis started slow, but managed to gain a 48-31 halftime lead.

Highlights
• Joe Jackson: 18 points, three steals, three assists

• Geron Johnson: Eight points, four assists, four steals, three rebounds, two blocks



Creighton 88, Arizona State 60

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Doug McDermott scored 27 points to help No. 20 Creighton beat Arizona State 88-60 on Thursday night in the opening round of the Wooden Legacy.

Arizona State shot just 39 percent from the field and went a woeful 7 of 18 at the free-throw line. Jahii Carson had 15 points for the Sun Devils.

Highlights
Doug McDermott:
27 points, six rebounds, one assist, one steal

• Jahii Carson: 15 points, four rebounds, four assists, one steal