Wade Is Perfect As Kansas St. Shoots Past Oklahoma St. 75-57
Dean Wade was perfect from the field and scored a season-high 24 points to help Kansas State defeat Oklahoma State 75-57 on Saturday night.
Wade made all nine of his field goals, including three 3-pointers. He made 3 of 6 free throws and had six rebounds.
Barry Brown added 18 points and Cartier Diarra added 10 for the Wildcats (16-5, 6-2 Big 12), who entered the night tied for the conference lead. They made a season-high 16 3-pointers on 55 percent shooting from beyond the arc.
Curtis Jones scored 14 points and Lindy Waters added 12 for the Cowboys (9-12, 2-6).
Oklahoma State hung tough for a while, but a putback dunk by Kansas State's Makol Mawien put the Wildcats ahead by 13 late in the first half. Brown hit a 3-pointer at the halftime buzzer to give Kansas State 43-27 advantage. Kansas State shot 61.5 percent before the break.
Oklahoma State didn't score for more than six minutes to start the second half as Kansas State pulled away.
Kansas State hosts Kansas on Tuesday.