McGruder, Rodriguez push K-State past Iowa State
Manhattan, KS (Sports Network) - Rodney McGruder recorded 22 points, five rebounds and four steals and Angel Rodriguez scored 20 points to lead No. 13 Kansas State to a 79-70 win over Iowa State on Saturday.
Thomas Gipson and Martavious Irving scored 16 and 10 points off the bench, respectively, for Kansas State (19-4, 8-2 Big 12), which has won four straight games and is now alone at the top of the Big 12 conference standings after Kansas' loss to Oklahoma on Saturday.
Korie Lucious had a team-high 16 points, while Melvin Ejim recorded a double- double with 13 points and 11 rebounds for Iowa State (16-7, 6-4), who came into this game off a win against Oklahoma on Monday. Tyrus McGee scored 15 points off the bench on 6-of-8 shooting.
02/09 20:16:56 ET