March 29, 2023

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Ok-State falls in quarterfinals of Large 12 event

Ok-State guard Desi Sills blocks a TCU basketball on Feb. 7, 2023 at Bramlage Coliseum. The Wildcats defeated the Horned Frogs 82-61. (Archive picture by Madison Riebel | Collegian Media Group)

The Wildcats early defensive efforts that includes 4 glass-shattering blocks from guard Desi Sills was not sufficient to advance to the Large 12 semifinals. Kansas State fell in head coach Jerome Tang’s Large 12 event debut sport vs. TCU 80-67. 

Ok-State began off the sport robust, going up 11-2 within the first 4 minutes of the sport that includes a number of steals from the Wildcats. The Horned Frogs rapidly got here again and took a 19-18 lead off back-to-back 3’s from Mike Miles Jr.

The lead shifted back-and-forth within the half till one other TCU 3, this time from Micah Peavy, main 28-25 with 5:50 left. The Horned Frogs held the lead from then on out.

TCU held a 37-32 lead on the half, propelled by their 3-point taking pictures which continued into the second half. Miles Jr. and Chuck O’Bannon Jr. fired away from past the arc to complete off Ok-State. Every made 4 3’s and 22 factors on the evening whereas the Wildcats shot 23% from the 3-point line.

Together with struggles taking pictures, together with a 1-9 taking pictures efficiency from 3 from guard Markquis Nowell, Ok-State as soon as once more did not preserve the ball in its palms, committing 20 turnovers.

Sills, Nowell and forwards Keyontae Johnson and Nae’Qwan Tomlin all scored in double digits on the evening regardless of the loss. 

Ok-State should wait till 5 p.m. Sunday, March 12, to be taught when and the place they’ll play their subsequent sport and in opposition to who. The Choice Sunday present will reveal how excessive a seed the Wildcats earned of their first 12 months beneath Tang.

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