Texas Pulls Away For 70-57 Win Over K-State

Courtesy of K-State Athletics

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Texas used a strong second half to pull away for a 70-57 win over K-State on Tuesday evening at Bramlage Coliseum. The Longhorns improved to 12-2 (2-0 Big 12). The Wildcats slipped to 8-5 (0-2 Big 12).

Despite being shorthanded, K-State held the lead for over 19 minutes in the first half. The Cats closed on an 8-0 run to take a 35-29 halftime advantage. Nijel Pack had 15 points on 6-for-7 shooting in the opening 20 minutes to lead the way.

The early minutes of the second half belonged to Texas, as the Longhorns opened on an 18-2 run to grab control. The visitors shot over 50 percent from the field in the second half and finished with four players in double figures.

Marcus Carr had 19 with seven rebounds and five assists. Timmy Allen added a double-double of 17 points and 14 rebounds. Courtney Ramey had 14, and Dylan Disu added 10.

Pack finished with a game-high 21 points. Selton Miguel was the only other player in double figures with 13. Miguel added eight rebounds. The Cats were just 4-for-18 from long range on the night.

Derek Nester
Derek Nesterhttp://www.sunflowerstateradio.com
Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids and graduated from Valley Heights High School in 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications. In 2002 Derek joined Taylor Communications, Inc. in Salina, Kansas working in digital media for 550 AM KFRM and 100.9 FM KCLY. Following that stop, he joined Dierking Communications, Inc. stations KNDY AM & FM as a board operator and fill-in sports play-by-play announcer. Starting in 2005 Derek joined the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network as a Studio Coordinator at 101 The Fox in Kansas City, a role he would serve for 15 years culminating in the Super Bowl LIV Championship game broadcast. In 2020 he moved to Audacy, formerly known as Entercom Communications, Inc. and 106.5 The Wolf and 610 Sports Radio, the new flagship stations of the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, the largest radio network in the NFL. Through all of this, Derek continues to serve as the Digital Media Director for Sunflower State Radio, the digital and social media operations of Dierking Communications, Inc. and the 6 radio stations it owns and operates across Kansas.

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