Kansas State vs Texas A&M

Kansas St. 76, Texas A&,M 70


COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Rodney McGruder scored 26 points with five 3-pointers to lead Kansas State to a 76-70 win over struggling Texas A&M on Tuesday night.

Texas A&M used a 6-0 run, capped by a jump shot by Dash Harris, to cut Kansas State's lead to 66-63 with about 3 minutes left.

McGruder responded with a 3-pointer before a layup by Harris on the other end. A put-back dunk by Jordan Henriquez and a pair of free throws by Angel Rodriguez stretched the lead to 73-65 with less than a minute remaining.

The victory gave Kansas State (20-9, 9-8 Big 12) 20 wins for the sixth straight season and 25th time in school history.

Elston Turner had 22 points for Texas A&M (13-16, 4-13), which has dropped four in a row.

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Kansas State Wildcats
J. Samuels, F316-93-4113317
J. Henriquez, F262-50-25134
W. Spradling, G392-50-04316
R. McGruder, G366-129-930226
A. Rodriguez, G253-86-725313
S. Southwell171-40-01222
M. Irving123-40-00028
T. Gipson100-10-01010
V. Ojeleye40-00-00010
Totals 23-4818-2227141876
Texas A&M Aggies
D. Loubeau, F315-83-540413
R. Turner, F165-52-340412
E. Turner, G378-92-530122
D. Harris, G344-112-245211
Z. Kinsley, G171-60-01112
K. Middleton322-83-43308
D. Alexander131-20-02032
K. Davis90-00-20020
J. Green80-20-01130
A. Baird30-00-00010
Totals 26-5112-2128102170
Big 12
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas Tech4-215-316
W. Virginia4-215-321
Kansas St.3-313-573
Oklahoma St.2-412-6107
Iowa St.1-510-7104
Other games
Mich St 55 Final
Indiana 70
Minn 45 Final
Wisc 52
Florida 67 Final
DUKE 79 Final
Wake 71