Manhattan was so dominant in the third quarter, turning what had been a close game into a blowout en route to a 66-56 win.
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K-State struggled to find a rhythm most of the night, while its inside game was nearly non-existent as the Mountaineers defeated the Wildcats 72-53 at Bramlage Coliseum.
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In a game that had 19 ties and 29 lead changes, K-State (10-3, 0-1 Big 12) had two separate chances to win the game in both regulation and the first overtime, but the Mountaineers got the last word.
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The game was similar to the lackluster performance the Wildcats turned in against Colorado State, and it was a game K-State coach Bruce Weber admitted he was nervous about.
K-State clogged the passing lanes, swarmed the perimeter and used suffocating defense to win its seventh straight game, a dominating 84-45 victory over the Leathernecks at Bramlage Coliseum.
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