No. 23/22 Kansas used a strong start to the second half to break open a tight contest, as the Jayhawks posted a 74-51 win over Kansas State in the 294th Dillons Sunflower Showdown on Tuesday night in front of a limited capacity crowd of 2,500 at Allen Fieldhouse.
With the win, Kansas (12-6, 6-4 Big 12) extended its home winning streak in the series to 15 games. The last Wildcat win the series came in a 59-55 victory on January 14, 2006.
K-State begins a 2-game homestand against ranked opponents on Saturday afternoon, as the Wildcats welcome No. 13/11 Texas Tech (13-5, 5-4 Big 12) at 3 p.m., CT on Big 12 Now. It will be the second meeting after the Red Raiders posted an 82-71 win over the Wildcats at home on Jan. 5. Texas Tech will attempt to sweep the series for the second straight season and win back-to-back games in Manhattan for the first time since 2005 and 2007.
Voice of the Wildcats Wyatt Thompson hopped on In The Zone for the latest installment of “Wildcat Weekly.”
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