K-State overcoming injuries, heartbreak to pile up wins
January 19, 2018
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State dropped back-to-back games to highly ranked teams, lost one of its top players to a foot injury and experienced a heartbreaking defeat to bitter rival Kansas in Allen Fieldhouse.
In other words, the perfect setup for routing the No. 4 team in the country.
The Wildcats rebounded from their lousy start to Big 12 play by shutting down Sooners star Trae Young, coalescing behind Barry Brown and freshman Cartier Diarra, and rolling to an 87-69 victory on Tuesday that has pushed coach Bruce Weber's team back into the NCAA Tournament picture.
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