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Kansas State vs. West Virginia: Live Scores, Analysis and Results

Dec 09, 2011; Wichita, KS, USA; West Virginia Mountaineers forward Deniz Kilicli (13) blocks out Kansas State Wildcats forward Thomas Gipson (42) during the game at INTRUST Bank Arena. Mandatory Credit: Scott Sewell-USA TODAY Sports
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Alex SimsCorrespondent IIINovember 6, 2016

FINAL: Kansas State 65, West Virginia 64

It was nearly a monumental win in the Coliseum for West Virginia. However, Kansas State stymied the Mountaineers' upset bid with a pass deflection and blocked shot on the final play, improving to 13-2 overall on the year.

Rodney McGruder and Shane Southwell led the way for the Wildcats. McGruder had 17 points and six rebounds, carrying the Cats through foul trouble. However, it was Southwell who came on strong in the final seven minutes to tally 17 points, four rebounds, three assists, a block and a steal.

Their efforts were enough to overcome one of WVU's better shooting performances of the year. The Mountaineers were paced by Aaric Murray, Terry Henderson and Jabarie Hinds, who combined for 36 points.

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