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March Madness - Kansas State Falls 56-49 Against Kentucky - Game Recap

Kentucky earned a 56-49 victory over Kansas State on Friday, getting 19 points from Julius Randle at Scottrade Center.

Kentucky won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6-point spread as favorites.

Kentucky got 18 points from Aaron Harrison and another 7 points from James Young. Andrew Harrison contributed 5 assists, while Julius Randle cleaned the glass with 15 rebounds.

Kansas State got a 15-point performance from Marcus Foster, who was supported by 11 points from Shane Southwell. Marcus Foster had 5 assists in a losing cause for Kansas State, while Thomas Gipson grabbed 7 rebounds.

Kentucky led at halftime, 29-23.

Kentucky won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 40-28.