The undefeated Kansas State Wildcats are off to a good start against the George Washington Colonials with freshman Thomas Gipson leading the way with 11 first half points as the Wildcats hold a narrow 32-29 lead at Fred Bramlage Coliseum.
Gipson was 4-7 from the floor and 3-4 from the line in the first half, including an impressive seven first half rebounds as well. Martavious Irving and Jordan Henriquez both added five for the Wildcats, while Jamar Samuels added seven boards and two points. K-State shot an abmismal 34% from the floor in the first half and only 10% from downtown, though the Colonials are struggling just as much.
Forward Nemanja Mikic led G.W. with nine points in the first half, while Lasan Kromah added seven and six boards. They finished the first half shooting 30% as a team, though are 4-8 from downtown thus far.
Both squads have been evenly matched so far as this one could go down to the wire in Manhattan tonight.
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