NCAAB Game Recap - Oklahoma at Kansas State
Wed Jan 29, 2020 8:00 PM EST

Baylor
67
IaSt
53
F
SDSU
85
NM
57
F
Lou
86
BC
69
F
Dayt
73
Duques
69
F
DeP
57
Seton
64
F
WVU
81
TxTch
89
F
Vand
62
KY
71
F
NW
50
MSU
79
F
Hou
69
ECU
59
F
Alab
76
LSU
90
F
Ind
49
PSU
64
F
Buck
59
Army
68
F
Mercer
71
ETSU
55
F
Temp
63
UConn
78
F
Mem
59
UCF
57
F
Wake
80
ND
90
F
David
104
GrgWas
107
F(4OT)
MOSt
66
NrthIA
95
F
Valpa
69
Brad
80
F
Stony
84
UMassL
76
F
UNCG
72
WCU
58
F
Monm
63
StPet
66
F
Vermt
56
UNH
43
F
HolyC
66
Navy
81
F
Albany
67
UMBC
63
F
StJos
76
UMass
91
F
Drake
56
IndSt
58
F
Bingha
57
Hartfo
73
F
VMI
72
Furm
74
F(OT)
StBon
62
Ford
55
F(OT)
Woff
79
Citad
56
F
Lafy
80
Colg
78
F
LoyMD
77
Boston
92
F
Chat
92
Samf
84
F
TXAMC
61
SamH
80
F
Nich
74
McNee
80
F(OT)
SoFL
66
Tul
52
F
Tex
62
TCU
61
F
Okla
53
KansSt
61
F
SeLA
68
CenAR
88
F
LoyIL
63
SIU
68
F
SDSt
76
Oral
61
F
NWSt
82
NOrl
74
F
Evans
66
IlSt
77
F
InWor
84
HBU
82
F
StLou
77
LaSal
76
F(OT)
AbCh
61
SFA
71
F
SCar
79
Ark
77
F
Marq
84
Xav
82
F(2OT)
CBU
65
UtVal
61
F
Nev
91
ColSt
92
F
SJSU
71
Bois
99
F
AzSt
65
WaSt
67
F

Jan 29, 2020, 8:00 PM EST

Final

1

2

T

Oklahoma (13-7)

22

31

53

Kansas State (9-11)

28

33

61

Kansas State shuts down Oklahoma 61-53
Wed Jan 29, 2020 11:23 PM

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger spent his college days playing for Kansas State and as a head coach has yet to pick up a win at his alma mater.

Kruger lost his eighth straight game at Kansas State as the Wildcats held off the Sooners 61-53 on Wednesday night.

"I don't really think about it," Kruger said. "I want to win wherever we play and this place is no different."

The Wildcats led by 16 with six minutes to go but the Sooners were within 57-53 when Victor Iwuakor hit a 3-pointer with 10 seconds to play, capping a frantic 13-2 run.

The Wildcats closed out the game with four straight free throws by Mike McGuirl.

"Mike stepped up and made some big shots down the stretch," Kansas State coach Bruce Weber said. "We needed someone to do that and tonight Mike was special."

McGuirl scored 16 points, Xavier Sneed added 12 and Cartier Diarra 10 as Kansas State won their second straight home game.

Kansas State (9-11, 2-5 Big 12 Conference) led wire-to-wire, handing the Sooners (13-7, 3-4) their fourth lost in their last five conference games.

"Both halves we did a nice job of gutting it out," Weber said. "It's a good win for us and we felt good with how we played them there. Our guys did a good job of reading stuff and we got a nice victory."

Alondes Williams scored 15 points and Austin Reaves added 12 for Oklahoma, which was held to its lowest total of the season. The Sooners, who went 4 of 21 from 3-point range, committed 19 turnovers which turned into 18 points for Kansas State.

"They didn't get to 40 until the three minutes mark," Weber said. "They are one of the best teams taking care of the ball in the country so to force 19 turnovers is pretty good."

Reaves, Brady Manek and Kristian Doolittle combined to go 6 and 24 and had seven turnovers in the loss.

"It was a combination of us not doing things as well as we need to and Kansas State did a good job defensively," Kruger said. "That's usually the case when you have trouble shooting."

The Sooners, who shot 35% overall, were 13 of 15 from the free-throw line while the Wildcats went 9 of 15, struggling down the stretch until McGuirl sealed the game.

BIG PICTURE

Oklahoma: The Sooners struggled from the 3-point line and had too many turnovers to win a game on the road in Big 12 play.

Kansas State: The Wildcats have won their last two home games, but this team needs to be better on the road if they want to be considered a threat. The other win was against West Virginia.

"We know we've been right there," McGuirl said. "It feels good to get a win, get some momentum and we're going to prepare the best we can for West Virginia."

UP NEXT

Oklahoma hosts in-state rival Oklahoma State on Saturday.

Kansas State travels to West Virginia on Saturday.

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Leaders

Oklahoma PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
D. Harmon 0 0 0 2 1 0
J. Bieniemy 0 0 2 2 1 0
Kansas State PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
M. McGuirl 16 0 0 1 2 0
X. Sneed 12 0 1 3 4 0

Team Comparison

Okla KansSt
Points For 53 61
Field Goals 18/51-35% 23/62-37%
Three Pointers 4/21-19% 6/23-26%
Free Throws 13/17-76% 9/15-60%
Offensive Rebounds 7 8
Defensive Rebounds 33 28
Rebounds 43 40
Blocks 6 0
Steals 7 12
Turnovers 19 8
Personal Fouls 16 11
Technical Fouls 0 0
Ejections 0 0

2019-2020 Regular Season - Series Tied 1-1

Date Result Away Pts Ldr Home Pts Ldr
Sat Jan 4 KansSt 61 @ Okla 66 D. Sloan 2 K. Kuath 2
Wed Jan 29 Okla 53 @ KansSt 61 J. Hill 2 L. Stockard 2

Game Information

Stadium: Fred Bramlage Coliseum, Manhattan, Kansas
Attendance: 8,472
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