Kansas State beats Gardner-Webb in blowout
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP)—Jamar Samuels and Denis Clemente each scored 20 points— career highs for both—and Kansas State blew out Gardner-Webb 107-48 on Sunday.
The 107 points was the most scored by the Wildcats since they beat Missouri 111-56 in 1998.
Fred Brown and Jacob Pullen had 18 and 14 points respectively for the Wildcats (7-3). Jonathan Moore led the Bulldogs (2-7) with 12 points.
Kansas State pulled away early, going on a 17-0 run midway through the first half to take a 32-10 lead. Gardner-Webb’s Joshua Henley made a free throw to end a scoring drought that lasted about six minutes.
Kansas State went on a 20-2 run midway through the second half, ending with a 3-pointer from Brown, to take a 88-39 lead. Brown made three 3-pointers during that stretch.
The Wildcats led 59-28 at halftime, using their pressure defense to score 21 points off 13 Bulldog turnovers.