Kansas St. 65, Texas Tech 46

Shane Southwell scored 13 points to lead Kansas State to a 65-46

victory against Texas Tech on Tuesday night.

Will Spradling and Rodney McGruder had 10 points each for the

Wildcats (17-6, 6-5 Big 12).

Luke Adams, a 5-foot-9-freshman, scored 15 points for the Red

Raiders (7-16, 0-11).

Offense was a challenge for both teams, especially in the first

half. Kansas State shot 6 of 26 (23.1 percent) in the half but led

31-17 at the break. Midway through the first half, there was a

stretch of more than five minutes where neither team scored.

Texas Tech went 8 minutes, 24 seconds without a field goal in

the first half and did not make its first basket of the second half

until Jaye Crockett sank a baseline jumper with 10:11


The Red Raiders cut the lead to 50-40 with 2:53 remaining after

an 18-3 run that featured three Adams 3-pointers, but Kansas State

regrouped and pulled away.