Monday's box score
EMPORIA STATE (61)
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Team reb. 4
KANSAS STATE (85)
Team reb. 2
Emporia State (3-3) 27 34 — 61 Kansas State (6-1) 46 39 — 85
Three-point shooting—ESU 6-17 (Stout 3-4, Burnette 1-1, Nichols 1-3, Boswell 1-3, Nelson 0-1, Moores 0-2, Tyler 0-3), KSU 7-17 (Pullen 4-7, McGruder 3-6, Samuels 0-1, Russell 0-1, Spradling 0-2). Blocks—ESU 1 (Stout), KSU 9 (Henriquez-Roberts 3, Asprilla 2, Williams, Pullen, McGruder, Samuels). Steals—ESU 8 (Boswell 2, Burnette 2, Stout, Euler, Nichols, Moores), KSU 10 (Pullen 3, Spradling 2, McGruder, Williams, Samuels, Kelly, Ojeleye). Technicals—None. Officials—Antinio Petty, Kevin Mathis, Brent Meaux. A—12,528.
Sophomore forward Wally Judge did not play against Emporia State, and watched the game in street clothes. A team spokesperson said he was suffering from the flu.
Sophomore guard Martavious Irving dressed but did not play. A team spokesperson said he suffered a head injury in a recent practice, and Frank Martin opted not to use him.
By scoring 20 points in the first half, Jacob Pullen matched his season high in points before halftime.... The Wildcats hammered the Hornets inside, outscoring them 46-16.... An unsung highlight of Asprilla's night is that he committed zero turnovers.... Nino Williams scored four points in 13 minutes of action and Martin said he brought great energy to the floor in the second half.