Nov 18, 2021 8:33 AM

Kansas State defeats Omaha

Posted Nov 18, 2021 8:33 AM

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Ismael Massoud and Nijel Pack each scored 15 points, both hitting three 3-pointers, and Kansas State used a quick start to defeat Omaha 79-64. The Wildcats were up 15-2 less than five minutes into the game and had a late 18-3 run in the first half to go up by 21 before settling for a 42-26 lead at the break. The Mavericks had a 10-0 run in the middle of the second half to get within 12 but Kansas State had four 3s in a 16-2 run to ice it. Kyle Luedtke hit four 3-pointers and scored 16 points off the bench for the Mavericks.