WICHITA, Kan. (AP) – Markquis Nowell scored seven of his 16 points in the final 1:35 and Kansas State used a late surge to defeat Wichita State 65-59 in the renewal of an in-state rivalry.
Just after Ricky Council IV knocked down a 3-pointer to tie the game at 52 with 2:02 to play, Nowell answered with a deep 3.
Following a Shockers miss, Nowell made two free throws with a minute to go. Nowell’s two free throws made it 64-58 lead with 14 seconds to play. Morris Udeze scored 19 points for Wichita State.
Wichita State will host Norfolk State Saturday night at 6 p.m.
Kansas State will host Marquette on Wednesday at 8 p.m. part of the Big East/Big 12 Battle.