The Kansas State Wildcats, ranked No. 3, hosted Virginia Tech, ranked No. 22, in Bramlage Coliseum on Tuesday after as part of ESPN's college basketball marathon. The Wildcats played the Hokies tight the entire game pulling away in the second half and finishing it out, 73-57. Kansas State is going to be a tough team to beat in the coming weeks and months.
Virginia Tech G Malcolm Delaney ended with 22 points on 6-of-18 shooting including 8-of-9 on free throws. He added six boards and was the leading scorer for his team. G Dorenzo Hudson was the only other one in double digits with 12 points.
Kansas State had four guys led by G Jacob Pullen, who had 13 points, as dd G Rodney McGruder and F Jamar Samuels. C Jordan Henriquez-Roberts had 10 points. McGruder had nine boards along with Samuels and Henriquez-Roberts who had eight. Martavious Irving has nine points but they were all key three pointers as KSU pulled away. Pullen played just 14 minutes with foul trouble.
Curtis Kelly isn't playing and Pullen had just five attempts. This team is very deep and very good. The Wildcats move to 2-0 with a solid victory over No. 22 Virginia Tech.
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