Kansas State Beats Troy on Boards
Mike Hammett - December 16, 2013 6:25 am
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) – Will Spradling had a season-high 14 points and Marcus Foster also scored 14 points as Kansas State defeated Troy 72-43 on Sunday evening.
It is the ninth time in 10 games that Foster has reached double figures for the Wildcats.
Despite its undersized roster Kansas State dominated the Trojans on the boards grabbing 17 rebounds on the offensive end and 44 total.
Antoine Myers had 12 points and Wes Hinton added 10 points to pace the Trojans.
Kansas State entered the game with the Big 12′s best scoring defense at 61.2 points while also holding opponents to 26 percent shooting from 3-point range.
The Trojans finished at 36.2 shooting while converting on just 3-19 from 3-point range.
The Wildcats left little doubt from the start. Seven points from Foster backed an opening 14-2 run by the Wildcats over the first four minutes of the first half.