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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Scoreboard
South Carolina Upstate (3-5)203353
Kansas State (6-1) «363672

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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
FGCU12-226-885
Lipscomb11-320-13189
No. Florida8-615-19217
S.C. Upstate7-717-16229
Kennesaw St.7-714-18259
Jacksonville5-917-16291
N.J. Tech3-1111-20290
Stetson3-1111-21328

Big 12
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Kansas16-231-53
Baylor12-627-811
W. Virginia12-628-924
Iowa St.12-624-1121
Oklahoma St.9-920-1340
Kansas St.8-1021-1457
TCU6-1224-1567
Texas Tech6-1218-14123
Oklahoma5-1311-20171
Texas4-1411-22157