South Carolina Upstate vs Kansas State

Kansas St. 72, SC-Upstate 53

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MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) - Rodney McGruder scored 22 points to lead Kansas State to a 72-53 win over South Carolina-Upstate on Sunday.

Thomas Gipson added 11 points for the Wildcats (6-1), who led 36-20 at halftime and scored the first seven points of the second half. McGruder hit four free throws after drives to the basket and Will Spradling made a 3-pointer.

Jodd Maxey scored 13 points for the Spartans (3-5), and Torrey Craig added 12 points. The Spartans struggled to contain Kansas State's forwards throughout the game. Later in the second half, Adrian Diaz added three baskets in quick succession to increase the Wildcats' advantage to 56-31 with 13:21 to play.

After a basket by McGruder gave Kansas State a 58-31 lead, big men D.J. Johnson, Nino Williams, Gipson and Diaz scored the next 14 points for the Wildcats.

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South Carolina Upstate Spartans
T. Craig, F294-153-421212
R. Glenn, F192-51-47055
R. Elam, F181-30-03012
T. Greene, G292-80-25254
A. Rodgers, G241-40-05132
B. Olumuyiwa222-44-65208
J. Maxey216-81-231213
M. Blessing190-00-11210
F. Miller192-93-44227
Totals 20-5612-2337112153
 35.7%52.2% 
Kansas State Wildcats
R. McGruder, F288-165-573122
T. Gipson, F275-91-470011
N. Williams, F223-70-09136
W. Spradling, G323-82-21429
A. Rodriguez, G130-21-20211
M. Irving200-10-02400
O. Lawrence183-72-253210
A. Diaz174-42-442310
D. Johnson111-41-25053
M. Orris60-00-01000
R. Schultz40-20-00000
S. Meyer20-00-11030
Totals 27-6014-2245192072
 45%63.6% 
Atlantic Sun
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
No. Florida10-422-12161
FGCU8-621-14215
N.J. Tech8-620-15207
Jacksonville8-616-16289
Lipscomb7-712-21269
Kennesaw St.7-711-20263
Stetson4-1012-22303
S.C. Upstate4-1010-22324

Big 12
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Kansas15-333-51
W. Virginia13-526-910
Oklahoma12-629-86
Texas11-720-1327
Iowa St.10-823-1223
Baylor10-822-1225
Texas Tech9-919-1336
Kansas St.5-1317-1690
Oklahoma St.3-1512-20172
TCU2-1612-21174