No. 16 Kansas State beats Oklahoma 69-60

No. 16 Kansas State beats Oklahoma 69-60
January 19, 2013, 6:16 pm
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Oklahoma guard Je'lon Hornbeak (5) drives to the basket against Kansas State defenders during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, in Manhattan, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) Rodney McGruder scored 20 points and Will Spradling added 15 as No. 16 Kansas State defeated Oklahoma 69-60 on Saturday in a matchup of unbeaten Big 12 teams.

Romero Osby and Amath M'Baye both scored 12 points for Oklahoma.

The Sooners (12-4, 3-1) kept pace with the Wildcats most of the way thanks to snagging 36 rebounds to Kansas State's 24. That would not be enough to counteract the damage done by turnovers; Oklahoma gave the ball away 16 times.

Even so, Kansas State (15-2, 4-0) only got a double-digit lead in the second half. Oklahoma quickly responded with a 9-4 run that cut the Wildcats' lead to five points.