Miguel hits game-winning 3-pointer as Kansas State defeats Omaha 60-58
MANHATTAN, Kan. — Selton Miguel made a game-winning 3-pointer with 9.6 seconds left as Kansas State held off Omaha for a 60-58 victory on Tuesday night.
Sam’i Roe missed a 3-pointer for Omaha (2-8) to end it.
Miguel finished with 11 points with three 3s on 3-of-14 shooting from the field. Mike McGuirl had 13 points and six assists to lead Kansas State (5-5), which has won four of its last five.
Ayo Akinwole scored 19 points and Roe added 12, and the pair made three 3-pointers apiece for Omaha. Akinwole’s two free throws gave the Mavericks a 58-57 lead with 17 seconds remaining.
Gordon’s dunk stretched the Wildcats’ lead to 45-37, their largest of the game. The Mavericks answered with a 12-3 surge for their first lead of the half, 49-48 with 8 minutes to play.
Roe made consecutive 3-pointers to give Omaha a 29-18 lead with 5 minutes left in the first half. The Wildcats closed on a 14-1 run, capped by McGuirl’s dunk, and led 32-30 at the break.