Round 3 of Kansas-Kansas State is at the Big 12 Tournament: What you need to know

By Gary Bedore

No. 9 Kansas vs. Kansas State

WHEN/WHERE: 6 p.m. Friday at the Sprint Center



P No. Kansas Ht. Yr. PPG

F 44 Mitch Lightfoot 6-8 So. 3.7

G 10 Svi Mykhailiuk 6-8 Sr. 15.3

G 14 Malik Newman 6-3 So. 12.0

G 4 Devonté Graham 6-2 Sr. 17.6

G 2 Lagerald Vick 6-5 Jr. 12.2

P No. Kansas State Ht. Yr. PPG

F 14 Makol Mawien 6-9 So. 6.1

G 20Xavier Sneed 6-5 So. 10.7

G 5 Barry Brown 6-3 Jr. 16.6

G 3 Kamau Stokes 6-0 Jr. 9.4

G 2 Cartier Diarra 6-4 Fr. 7.2

ABOUT KANSAS STATE (22-10): K-State forward Dean Wade won’t play because of a foot injury. … Four K-State players (Makol Mawien, Wade, Barry Brown, Xavier Sneed) scored in double figures in Thursday’s 66-64 Big 12 quarterfinal victory over TCU. It’s the 13th time this season that four Wildcats have scored in double digits. Since Bruce Weber became coach in 2012-13, KSU is 52‐18 when four players finish in double figures. … KSU is 8-0 this season when Mawien (16 vs. TCU) scores in double figures. … Brown has scored in double figures in 59 career games, including 25 this season. … Brown and Wade have played in 100 games at KSU. … Weber is 2-13 against KU, all while at KSU. … The Wildcats have won five of their last seven games. … KSU is 14-21 at the Big 12 Tournament. The Cats are 16-13 at the Sprint Center. … KSU, which had 11 turnovers vs. TCU, entered postseason play averaging just 11.4 turnovers per game. The 2012-13 KSU squad has the school record at 11.5 per contest. … Brown scored 38 points against Oklahoma State on Jan. 10.

ABOUT KANSAS (25-7): The Jayhawks lead the all-time series 195-93 and have won the last seven matchups. … Since Feb. 12, 1994, KU has won 56 of 61 vs. K-State. … Since the inception of the Big 12, KU is 48-5 against KSU (39-5 in regular-season and 9-0 in the Big 12 Tournament). … Bill Self is 31-5 against K-State, including 30-5 while at KU. … KU swept the Wildcats during the regular season, winning 73-72 on Jan. 13 at Allen Fieldhouse and 70-56 on Jan. 29 at Bramlage Coliseum. Devonté Graham scored 23 points and Udoka Azubuike 18 points with eight rebounds and five blocks, while Dean Wade scored 22 points and Cartier Diarra 18 in the game at Allen. Svi Mykhailiuk scored 22 and Graham 16, while Wade had 20 and Xavier Sneed 10 in the game at Bramlage. … KU has won at least 25 games for the 13th straight season, which is an NCAA record. … KU is 42-11 at the Big 12 Tournament. KU is 36-9 at the Sprint Center. … Devonté Graham is 14th on the school’s career scoring chart with 1,630 points. He is sixth in assists with 583. … Svi Mykhailiuk has made 98 threes. He is two shy from becoming the fourth Jayhawks player to make 100 threes in a season. Graham has made 94.

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