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Oklahoma State dominates Purdue in Heart of Dallas Bowl

4:03 PM, Jan 1, 2013   |    comments
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Dallas, TX (Sports Network) - Clint Chelf completed 17-of-22 passed for 197 yards and three touchdowns to lead Oklahoma State to a 58-14 win over Purdue in the Heart of Dallas Bowl.

Charlie Moore, Blake Jackson and Blake Webb each caught touchdown passes for the Cowboys (8-5), who won their third bowl game in as many seasons.

J.W. Walsh also threw for a pair of scores while Isaiah Anderson and Jeremy Seaton also added receiving touchdowns in the triumph.

"Obviously, a very good game for our team. Our players competed, had really good preparation over the last three weeks," said Oklahoma State head coach Mike Gundy. "We did a great job taking care of the football and forced turnovers, took advantage of those turnovers. We had a number of players that played very well."

Robert Marve for threw for 212 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions and Brandon Cottom and Tommie Thomas each added a receiving score for the Boilermakers (6-7), who had a three-game winning streak and two-game bowl- winning streak.

"We just ran into a very good football team today," said Purdue head coach Patrick Higgins. "As you know, when you play a quality opponent like Oklahoma State, when you turn the ball over five times, you don't take advantage of your opportunities, the game can turn out like this."

Chelf's 4-yard touchdown pass to Moore put the Cowboys up 7-0.

Marve's pass on the ensuing touch was intercepted by Shamiel Gary and returned to the Purdue 26. Three plays later, Chelf found Johnson in the back of the end zone for a 7-yard touchdown pass.

Walsh's 16-yard touchdown pass to Seaton gave OSU a 21-0 with 14:22 left until half. Chelf guided Oklahoma State down to the Purdue 16-yard line, before the Cowboys brought in Walsh, who threw his 12th touchdown pass of the season.

Smith's 5-yard touchdown run capped a seven-play, 72-yard drive to push the OSU spread to 28-0.

Daytawion Lowe recovered O.J. Ross' fumble and returned it 37 yards for a touchdown to make it 35-0 early in the third quarter.

The Cowboys forced a Purdue punt and drove down to the Boilermakers' 3-yard line, but couldn't crack the goal line on 3rd-and-goal and settled for Quinn Sharp's 20-yard field goal.

Chelf's 37-yard pass to Anderson pushed the Cowboys' spread to 45-0.

Purdue finally got on the board when Marve connected with Cottom for a 32-yard touchdown. Marve faked the handoff and rolled to his right before throwing across field to a wide-open Cottom.

Oklahoma State, though, came right back with a 21-yard field goal to give the Cowboys a 48-7 advantage with 11:21 to play.

The Cowboys cashed in on another Purdue turnover when Walsh found Webb for a 37-yard touchdown, the freshman receiver's first career touchdown reception.

Sharp's 42-yarder put OSU up 58-7 and Marve's 16-yard pass to Thomas accounted for the final margin.

Game Notes

Purdue won the only other matchup between the two schools when it defeated a 24th-ranked Cowboys team 33-20 in the 1997 Alamo Bowl in San Antonio, Texas ... OSU outgained the Boilermakers 524-367 ... The Cowboys forced five turnovers ... OSU had five scoring drives of two minutes or less, giving it 48 such drives on the season and marking the 40th-straight game the Cowboys have recorded a scoring drive in under two minutes ... OSU finished with 524 yards of total offense, marking the eighth game this season the Cowboys have surpassed 500 yards ... Purdue played in back-to-back bowl games for the first time since 2006-07.

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