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Big 12 Tournament - Kansas Defeats Kansas State 70-54 - Recap

Kansas grabbed a 70-54 win over Kansas State on Saturday, behind a 17-point effort from Jeff Withey at Sprint Center.

Kansas was a favorite by 5.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.

Naadir Tharpe had 12 points for Kansas and Perry Ellis chipped in with 12 points. Kevin Young had 3 assists for them, while Jeff Withey was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.

Kansas State got 18 points from Rodney McGruder in a losing cause and another 10 points from Angel Rodriguez. Shane Southwell contributed 2 assists for them, while Thomas Gipson had 6 rebounds.

Kansas led at halftime, 24-16.

Kansas had a 38-31 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.