NCAA Game Summary - Troy at Kansas State
(Sunday, December 15)
Final Score: Kansas State 72, Troy 43
Manhattan, KS (SportsNetwork.com) - Marcus Foster and Will Spradling each scored 14 points as the Kansas State Wildcats made easy work of the Troy Trojans, 72-43, in a non-conference showdown at Bramlage Coliseum.
Spradling shot 4-of-9 from 3-point range for Kansas State (7-3), which has won five straight games. No one else scored in double figures for the home team, but 11 of the 12 players to see the floor contributed at least one field goal.
For Troy (4-4), Antoine Myers had 12 points, while Wes Hinton came off the bench to tally 10 points, six rebounds and three steals.
Kansas State shot a modest 40.5 percent from the field in the first half, but Troy struggled mightily at just 28 percent, as the Wildcats carried a comfortable 37-15 advantage into intermission.
The Trojans field goal efficiency improved to 45.5 percent in the second half, but they could never get within striking distance of the Wildcats, who continued their solid shooting after halftime (.464).
Kansas State dominated on the glass with a 44-27 rebounding advantage. Troy had nearly as many turnovers (16) as field goals (17).
12/15 20:30:54 ET