Barry Brown fuels Wildcats past Green Bay

Kansas State's Barry Brown (5) gets past Green Bay's Jamar Hurdle (23) to dunk the ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, in Manhattan, Kan. Kansas State won 80-61. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) – Barry Brown scored 18 points on 7-of-11 shooting, Xavier Sneed added 14 points and Kansas State beat Green Bay 80-61 on Wednesday night.

Wesley Iwundu had 11 points and five assists and Carlbe Ervin II scored 10 for Kansas State (6-1). Dean Wade added eight points and eight rebounds.

Turner Botz led Green Bay (4-3) with 11 points.

Iwundu, Kamau Stokes and Sneed each hit a 3-pointer during a 13-2 run that put the Wildcats up 30-14 with 7:27 left in the half. The Phoenix trimmed its deficit to 37-29 at halftime, but Wade and Brown hit back-to-back 3s before a dunk by Iwundu to make it 45-29 fewer than two minutes into the second half and Kansas State led by double figures the rest of the way.

Green Bay was 11-of-33 shooting, including 3 of 15 (20 percent) from 3-point range and committed 11 turnovers in the first half.

Kansas State shot 57 percent from the field and never trailed.

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