Kansas State Stages Thrilling Comeback to Beat Oklahoma State 70-66

By Jayson Henderson

Kansas State (K-State) secured a 70-66 comeback victory against Oklahoma State at Bramlage Coliseum. Trailing for almost 24 minutes, K-State overcame a 7-point deficit in the last 7:30 of the game, scoring 18 of the final 25 points. Nijel Carter and Arthur Kaluma played crucial roles, with Carter contributing 15 points, including a pivotal 3-pointer, and Kaluma achieving his eighth career 20-point game, surpassing 1,000 career points.

K-State remains undefeated at 7-0 when Will McNair Jr. scores in double figures. Despite 17 turnovers, they shot 52.1%, made 20 assists, and scored 32 points in the paint. Under Coach Jerome Tang, K-State boasts a 12-1 record and is 4-0 when shooting 50% or better. Oklahoma State, facing close losses this season, shot 41.5%, with Eric Dailey Jr. leading with 15 points off the bench. K-State’s win marks their fourth consecutive home victory, maintaining a 10-1 record at Bramlage Coliseum. The Wildcats lead the all-time series against Oklahoma State 86-58, having won 4 of the last 5 meetings, including 3 in a row. The teams are set to meet again on Feb. 3 at Gallagher-Iba Arena.

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