Texas vs. Kansas State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Texas vs. Kansas State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Texas 49
(16-17, 2-12 away)
(11) Kansas State 66
(26-6, 19-1 home)
Venue: Sprint Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, March 14, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Texas 28 21 49
Kansas State 34 32 66
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Texas J Lewis 13 C Lammert 6 M Kabongo 7
Kansas State R McGruder 24 R McGruder 7 A Rodriguez 5

On Thursday, Mar. 14, Texas forced only seven turnovers and was crushed by Kansas State 66-49 in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 Tournament. With the loss, the Longhorns drop to 1-9 versus AP-ranked teams this season. The Longhorns were paced by Julien Lewis, who put up a team-high 13 points and four rebounds. Ioannis Papapetrou had five points and added five rebounds. Rodney McGruder finished with a game-high 24 points and seven rebounds for the Wildcats. Texas (16-17) finished the regular season seventh in the Big 12 with a 7-11 record in conference play. To get to the quarterfinals, Texas beat TCU (70-57).

Texas Game Notes

  • Prior to this game, Texas played 55 Top 25 opponents in the last five seasons with a record of 19-36.
  • Texas has lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-3) after recording 49 or fewer total points.
  • The Longhorns have lost 86 percent of the time this season (2-12) after having a three-point percentage of 26.3 percent or worse.
  • When the opposition commits seven or fewer turnovers this season, Texas has lost 75 percent of the time (1-3).
  • The top two scorers (Julien Lewis and Jonathan Holmes) accounted for 46.9 percent of the points.
  • Julien Lewis has led the team in scoring in eight out of 33 games this season.
  • Connor Lammert has led the team in rebounding in eight out of 33 games this season.
  • Julien Lewis has three straight double-digit point games.

Kansas State Game Notes

  • Rodney McGruder recorded a team season high in field goals attempted with 20.
  • Rodney McGruder accounted for 36.3 percent of the team's points.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (17) than the starters (16).
  • Rodney McGruder has led the team in scoring 16 times and in rebounding eight times in 32 games this season.
  • This marks the 24th 20-point game of Rodney McGruder's career.
  • Rodney McGruder has 11 straight double-digit point games.
  • Angel Rodriguez has 11 straight double-digit point games.
TEX PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Prince Ibeh16450120
BJulien Lewis251341000
BCameron Ridley17640011
B-Jonathan Holmes181020001
C+I. Papapetrou33551100
C+Myck Kabongo37257205
CConnor Lammert22261002
C-Javan Felix7210000
D+S. McClellan17511004
-Jaylen Bond4000000
-D. Holland3000001
K-State PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Rodney McGruder362471101
A+D.J. Johnson15870100
AAngel Rodriguez241335101
B-Shane Southwell33242331
B-Nino Williams6430001
B-M. Irving29651101
CWill Spradling24311100
CJ. Henriquez10210000
C-Thomas Gipson15320001
-Omari Lawrence4100100

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