The Kansas State Wildcats take a 31-17 lead into halftime of their matchup with the Texas Tech Red Raiders in a rather sloppy contest that saw both teams combine for just 12 made field goals in the first half.
Kansas State hit just 6-26 shots but benefited from 13 first-half turnovers and a 15-5 advantage in made free throws in the first half. Martavious Irving led the way for the Wildcats with eight points off the bench while Shane Southwell added seven. Rodney McGruder scored five points in the first 20 minutes but was just 1-5 from the field before picking up two personal fouls.
Texas Tech was just 6-20 in the first half which combined with 13 turnovers leads to offensive struggles. Jaye Crockett scored five points off the bench to lead the Red Raiders while Jordan Tolbert and Luke Adams each finished the half with four.
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