I-A College Football
               === New No. 1? Kansas State takes care of TCU ===
 Fort Worth, TX (Sports Network) - Collin Klein rushed for two touchdowns and a
 staunch  Kansas State defense  helped the No. 3 Wildcats take a 23-10 win over
 the TCU Horned Frogs.
 Klein, who left in the second half of last week's game against Oklahoma State,
 went  12-for-21 with 145 yards and an interception and added 15 carries for 50
 yards  for  the Wildcats (10-0,  7-0 Big 12), who  thanks to Alabama's loss on
 Saturday are in position to be ranked No. 1 in the BCS standings.
 "He  played  reasonably well," said Kansas  State head coach Bill Snyder about
 Klein.  "He made  the plays  he had  to make  in the  ball game,  but we  were
 probably  a little  conservative for him. We could have given him more chances
 than  what we did,  but he played reasonably well. He managed the ball game as
 he  always does.  TCU is  a  very fine  defensive team  and, consequently,  we
 weren't able to do some of the things we wanted to do."
 Trevone   Boykin  was   17-for-30  with  164  yards,  one  touchdown  and  one
 interception  while  Brandon Carter  caught the touchdown  pass for the Horned
 Frogs (6-4, 3-4), who have dropped three of their last four games.
 "We  played a  good football team, especially on defense," said TCU head coach
 Gary Patterson. "We needed to have more of a game plan at the end when we were
 making  short passes  trying to  avoid the  pass rush.  We wanted  to run  the
 football  and  move the  ball downfield. They  were too good  up front for our
 group, and we didn't handle them very well in passing situations."
 Klein  was picked  off on  Kansas State's  first possession  of the  game, but
 nothing came of it and the team eventually got the ball back at its own 11.
 On  the first  play, Klein found Chris  Harper deep for a 62-yard play down to
 the TCU 27. Five plays later at the 7-yard line, Klein faked a pass and took a
 draw up the middle for a 7-0 lead with 8:14 to play in the first.
 TCU  again had  to punt and Tramaine  Thompson returned it 33 yards to the TCU
 41. That led to a 41-yard field goal from Anthony Cantele for a 10-0 lead with
 2:59 to play in the first.
 Much  of the  second quarter saw little offense as TCU was continually stymied
 and Kansas State fared little better.
 On  yet another Kansas  State punt, the team caught a break. Ryan Doerr's deep
 punt  caused Deante' Gray  to back track and he muffed the catch. Kansas State
 recovered at the TCU 5.
 The  team  was unable to  take full advantage, though,  as the first two plays
 went  for a  total loss of six yards  and the third down play fell three yards
 short of the end zone. Cantele's 20-yard field goal made it a 13-0 game.
 The  Wildcats  were almost able  to add more before  the break as Ty Zimmerman
 picked  off Boykin and  returned it to the TCU 31. There was enough time for a
 field goal try, but Cantele missed the 48-yarder.
 Kansas State all but put the game away with it's first possession of the third
 quarter.  On the  eighth play of the drive  with the ball at the TCU 34, Klein
 kept  it himself  and ran down the left  sideline into the end zone for a 20-0
 lead with 8:21 to play.
 TCU  continued to struggle  on its next touch and had to punt from its own 10-
 yard  line. Perry shanked  the kick and it only went eight yards, leading to a
 27-yard field goal from Cantele for a 23-0 advantage.
 A 13-play, 59-yard drive in the fourth saw TCU finally get on the board thanks
 to  a 35-yard field  goal from Jaden Oberkrom with 6:59 left, and Carter's 19-
 yard touchdown catch in the final minute capped the scoring.
                                   Game Notes
 Kansas State plays at Baylor next week ... TCU has off next week before a game
 against  Texas  on Nov. 22 ...  The series is now  tied at 3-3 as Kansas State
 snapped  a three-game  losing streak to TCU ... Matthew Tucker led TCU rushers
 with  10 carries for  64 yards ... Josh Boyce had six catches for 69 yards for
 11/10 23:50:07 ET

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