Kansas State University

Wildcat report: K-State 58, Texas Tech 51

Wednesday’s box score

Kansas St. 58, Texas Tech 51

TEXAS TECH

Min

FG-A

FT-A

OR-TR

A

PF

PT

Manderson

12

1-2

0-0

0-0

0

0

2

Onwuasor

25

0-1

0-0

1-4

3

3

0

Smith

35

3-8

0-0

3-9

1

2

6

Evans

8

1-4

0-0

1-3

0

0

2

Odiase

20

1-5

0-0

2-5

1

3

2

Williams

31

5-16

0-0

2-3

1

2

13

Jamison

3

0-0

0-0

0-0

0

1

0

Turner

29

5-11

4-4

2-4

2

3

16

Ross

9

2-3

2-2

1-3

0

2

6

Gotcher

25

1-6

2-2

3-5

2

3

4

Foster

2

0-0

0-0

0-0

0

0

0

Lammert

1

0-0

0-0

0-0

0

0

0

Totals

200

19-56

8-8

17-38

10

19

51

Percentages: FG .339, FT 1.000. 3-Point Goals: 5-15, .333 (Williams 3-6, Turner 2-5, Smith 0-1, Gotcher 0-3). Team Rebounds: 2. Blocked Shots: 6 (Smith 5, Odiase). Turnovers: 13 (Williams 3, Turner 3, Odiase 3, Evans 2, Onwuasor, Manderson). Steals: 5 (Turner 2, Smith, Williams, Odiase). Technical Fouls: Bench.

KANSAS ST.

Min

FG-A

FT-A

OR-TR

A

PF

PT

Foster

32

3-9

6-8

0-5

4

0

14

Williams

25

2-4

0-0

1-4

1

3

4

N Johnson

16

1-2

0-0

0-0

1

0

2

Iwundu

37

3-9

3-4

1-4

1

0

10

Gipson

22

2-5

4-5

0-1

0

4

8

Thomas

24

2-3

1-2

0-1

3

1

5

M Harris

11

0-1

0-0

1-2

0

3

0

Edwards

16

2-5

5-5

0-4

1

1

9

Rohleder

0

0-0

0-0

0-0

0

0

0

Hurt

17

2-6

2-2

2-4

1

1

6

Totals

200

17-44

21-26

10-30

12

13

58

Percentages: FG .386, FT .808. 3-Point Goals: 3-10, .300 (Foster 2-4, Iwundu 1-2, N. Johnson 0-1, Edwards 0-3). Team Rebounds: 5. Blocked Shots: 3 (Williams, Iwundu, Edwards). Turnovers: 11 (Gipson 3, Williams 2, Thomas 2, N. Johnson, Iwundu, Hurt, Foster). Steals: 8 (N. Johnson 2, Williams 2, Iwundu, Thomas, Gipson, Edwards). Technical Fouls: None.

Texas Tech

20

31

51

Kansas St.

28

30

58

A—12,264. Officials—John Higgins, Mike Stuart, Kipp Kissinger.

Thomas sits

Nigel Johnson started his second game of the season against Texas Tech, handling Kansas State’s primary point guard duties in place of Jevon Thomas.

The change was surprising. Thomas was coming off two of his best games of the season, both K-State victories.

Wildcats coach Bruce Weber said Thomas lost his spot in the starting five during practices earlier in the week.

“He has got to be mature about everything,” Weber said of Thomas. “That is the biggest thing. He has got to learn that you have got to come back after every game and you have got to prepare. He had a couple great games against TCU and Oklahoma. Now you have got to be just as focused. If you are not you have got to let somebody else go.”

Johnson responded with two points and one assist in 16 minutes.

Thomas had a better game coming off the bench, finishing with five points and three assists in 24 minutes.

Lesson learned

Texas Tech guard Robert Turner said the Red Raiders were motivated to play well against K-State coming off a 32-point loss at Kansas.

“Nobody wants to lose like that,” Turner said. “We are a better team than we showed that day. We let a team bully us a little bit and that is not our style of basketball. That is not the team that we are.”

Worth noting

K-State has beaten Texas Tech 10 straight times dating back to 2009. Its all-time record against Texas Tech is 21-10 … Justin Edwards had one of his best games off the bench, finishing with nine points, four rebounds, a steal, a block and an assist … A sparse crowd attended the game, but Weber is hopeful for better attendance against Baylor.

Kellis Robinett

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