Brown scores 18, Kansas State beats Green Bay 80-61
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) Barry Brown scored 18 points on 7-of-11 shooting, Xavier Sneed added 14 points and Kansas State beat Green Bay 80-61 on Wednesday night.
Wesley Iwundu had 11 points and five assists and Carlbe Ervin II scored 10 for Kansas State (6-1). Dean Wade added eight points and eight rebounds.
Turner Botz led Green Bay (4-3) with 11 points.
Iwundu, Kamau Stokes and Sneed each hit a 3-pointer during a 13-2 run that put the Wildcats up 30-14 with 7:27 left in the half. The Phoenix trimmed its deficit to 37-29 at halftime, but Wade and Brown hit back-to-back 3s before a dunk by Iwundu to make it 45-29 fewer than two minutes into the second half and Kansas State led by double figures the rest of the way.
Green Bay was 11-of-33 shooting, including 3 of 15 (20 percent) from 3-point range and committed 11 turnovers in the first half.
Kansas State shot 57 percent from the field and never trailed.