Kansas State stuns No. 7 West Virginia

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) — Kamau Stokes and Barry Brown each scored 13 points to help Kansas State rally to upset No. 7 West Virginia 79-75 on Saturday night.

The Wildcats (15-4, 4-3 Big 12) trailed by 12 late in the first half before Stokes keyed a late burst, hitting a layup right before the halftime buzzer to cut the deficit to two at the half.

Buoyed by that run, Kansas State went on a 14-6 run to start the second half and take a 50-44 lead on a layup by Dean Wade.

The Mountaineers (15-4, 4-3) trailed 65-55 with 7:43 left before taking a 68-67 lead on Nathan Adrian’s jumper with just under 5 minutes left.

Wesley Iwundu and Stokes combined to score the next seven points to help Kansas State get the win.

Tarik Phillip led West Virginia with 20 points.

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