Austin, TX (Sports Network) - Rodney McGruder had 20 points and six rebounds
in No. 13 Kansas State's 81-69 win over Texas.
Angel Rodriguez added 16 points and six assists for the Wildcats (22-5, 11-3
Big 12), who have won three straight since falling at Kansas on Feb. 11.
Myck Kabongo netted 24 points to lead Texas (12-15, 4-10), which came into the
contest winners in two of its last three after a 2-8 stretch.
Kansas State led comfortably throughout the first half and took a 40-32
cushion into the break, but blew the game open over the final 20 minutes.
The Wildcats began the second period on an 8-2 swing. Jordan Henriquez hit a
pair of jumpers, including the one to cap it off and make it 48-34 a little
less than four finutes into the stanza.
Texas never got within single digits the rest of the way and the margin
reached its apex at 17 down the stretch.
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