MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) – After opening up the game going 1 for 6 from the field, Kansas State went on a 21-0 run to defeat Nebraska Omaha 81-68 victory on Tuesday night.
The Wildcats (2-0) were down 13-4 when the run came. DJ Johnson and Barry Brown capped the run with back-to-back 3-point plays for a 12 point lead at the 9 minute mark.
Kansas State led 42-31 at the half and ended up shooting 51 percent.
Brown finished with 15 points and Wesley Iwundu and Kamau Stokes had 14 apiece for K-State.
Stokes sandwiched a pair of 3-points around an Xavier Sneed 3 as the Wildcats opened the second half with nine quick points. Iwundu had a 3-point play at the 11:19 mark to push the lead to 20 points.
Tre-Deon Hollins led the Mavericks (1-2) with 12 points. Zach Jackson had 11 points and eight rebounds.