TCU overtakes Kansas St. in final 71 seconds to steal victory

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) – Damion Baugh scored 12 points and his 3 points 13 seconds to go was part of an 8-0 streak TCU organized in the 1:11 final to beat Kansas State 60-57 on Wednesday night .

Markquis Nowell’s layup with 1:50 left gave the Wildcats a 57-52 lead, but they will never score again. Kansas State missed its last two shots, the front end of a 1 and 1 twice and returned it once.

Mike Miles delivered two free kicks for TCU (11-2, 1-1 Big 12 Conference) with 1.4 seconds left. Nowell’s lift from just over half a court bounced off the back edge to end it.

Miles scored 19 points and Emanuel Miller took 10 rebounds for the Horned Frogs.

Nowell scored 18 points and was a defensive nemesis with seven interceptions. His seven boards are tied for most in a Kansas state conference game (9-6, 1-3). LaKeith Humphrey snatched seven in a former Big 8 Conference game in the 1988-89 season. Nijel Pack and Mark Smith each scored 10.

The Wildcats now have a 12-game losing streak in January with the last win over Oklahoma on January 29, 2020.

K-State came in after winning three of the last four against TCU, however, the Horned Frogs have now won the last three (2020 – 2022) in Manhattan.

TCU hosts Oklahoma on Saturday and Kansas State hosts 19th-ranked Texas Tech on Saturday.

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