Kansas State vs Southern Illinois

Kansas St. 83, S. Illinois 58


HONOLULU (AP) - Freshman Angel Rodriguez scored a season-high 17 points, including five 3-pointers, as Kansas State cruised to an 83-58 win over Southern Illinois in the opening round of the Diamond Head Classic on Thursday.

Jamar Samuels added 14 points and five rebounds while Rodney McGruder had 13 points and six boards for the Wildcats (8-1), who won their third straight and overcame 19 turnovers by dominating the paint while playing an effective inside-out game.

Kansas State moves on to face UTEP in Friday's semifinal round. The Miners (5-5) defeated Clemson 61-48 earlier in the day behind Michael Perez's career-high 25 points.

Jeff Early and Justin Bocot each had 10 points to lead the Salukis (3-6), who had trouble finding their range and shot 29.5 percent.

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Kansas State Wildcats
J. Henriquez, F214-62-281210
T. Gipson, F202-53-65307
R. McGruder, G284-73-460213
W. Spradling, G212-20-01145
M. Irving, G110-20-02240
J. Jones252-73-45428
J. Samuels212-210-1252314
A. Rodriguez205-72-231417
A. Diaz94-41-23029
V. Ojeleye70-10-02010
N. Williams60-00-00000
S. Southwell50-10-00000
J. Watson30-20-00000
O. Lawrence20-00-00010
B. Rohleder10-00-00000
Totals 25-4624-3244142583
Southern Illinois Salukis
D. Drinkard, F221-32-32124
M. Seck, F142-51-15045
D. Taylor, G121-32-40025
K. Goff, G110-01-22031
J. Swan, G91-31-20003
J. Early263-93-712110
K. Brown-Surles251-100-02302
D. Daniels222-23-44047
T. Lindsay191-72-43035
J. Bocot184-120-021310
T. Setty121-30-03032
A. Bryer60-10-02000
H. Whitt41-32-21004
Totals 18-6117-293172558
Big 12
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas Tech0-09-143
W. Virginia0-09-111
Kansas St.0-09-2167
Iowa St.0-08-241
Oklahoma St.0-08-2176

Missouri Valley
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Missouri St.0-09-3122
N. Iowa0-08-315
So. Illinois0-06-4239
Illinois St.0-05-6109
Indiana St.0-05-6222
Other games
LOYM 63 Final
Kentucky 87
Md-BC 47 Final
Indiana 89
BRAD 66 Final
Michigan 77
FAIR 71 Final
UConn 79
Tulane 61 Final
Syracuse 80
Florida St 64 Final
Florida 82
Memphis 59 Final
NWST 67 Final
Miss St 82
Nwstern 79 Final
UMOH 40 Final
Ohio St 69
Lehigh 81 Final
Mich St 90
Wisc-Mil 50 Final
MU 64
Illinois 74 Final
Missouri 78
STMA 59 Final
Baylor 72
Kansas 63 Final
USC 47
LB St 68 Final
XAV 58