Kansas State Vs. Alabama: Wildcats Upset No. 23 Alabama 71-58

Jordan Henriquez scored 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds to help Kansas State score an upset victory over No. 23 Alabama.

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Kansas State Vs. Alabama Final Score: Wildcats Knock Off No. 23 Alabama 71-58

Kansas State used a 19-6 run midway through the second half to score a come-from-behind 71-58 victory Saturday night over No. 23 Alabama. 

Jordan Henriquez and Angel Rodriguez sparked the Wildcats' comeback in the second half. Henriquez finished with a team-high 17 points and eight rebounds and was set up continuously by Rodriguez who totaled 13 points and seven assists. Jamar Samuels chipped in 14 points for the Wildcats who improve to 7-1 on the season and 5-0 on their home floor. 

JaMychal Green scored a game-high 20 points and grabbed nine rebounds for Alabama in the loss. Trevor Releford finished with 14 points and Tony Mitchell chipped in 10. Alabama has now lost three of its last four games to fall to 8-3 on the season. 

For more on the Wildcats, visit Bring On The Cats. For Alabama info, check out Roll Bama Roll, and for a complete look at college hoops, visit SB Nation's college basketball page.

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Kansas State Vs. Alabama: Frank Martin To Coach Against Another Friend

Kansas State head coach Frank Martin was on the short end of a meeting with former K State basketball coach and boss/mentor Bob Huggins when West Virginia escaped a meeting in Topeka with an overtime win two weeks ago. Now he'll coach another "neutral site" game in Kansas City's Sprint Center against high school friend Anthony Grant, when the Wildcats host Alabama.

The pair have coach against each other before - K-State beat Alabama 87-74 in Mobile, Alabama in 2009. The two coaches climbed the ranks together, and share a similar defensive philosophy (both are agressive in points allowed, especially three-point defense, 35.6 and 36.6 percent allowed by Bama and the Wildcats, respectively). Martin spoke to the media about his friendship with Grant this week, including an injury suffered at the hands of Bama's coach:

"The last time I tore up my knee, it happened because he passed me the ball, something he never did ever in my life," Martin said, recalling a rec league game when both coaches lived in Miami.

For more on the Wildcats, visit Bring On The Cats. For Alabama info, check out Roll Bama Roll, and for a complete look at college hoops, visit SB Nation's college basketball page.

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Kansas State Vs. Alabama: Wildcats Host Ranked Crimson Tide In Kansas City

Kansas State welcomes No. 21 Alabama to the Sprint Center in the Wildcat Hy-Vee Classic.

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