MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) -- Rodney McGruder scored a career high 33 points, including a transition dunk in the closing seconds, and No. 25 Kansas State beat Texas 84-80 on Wednesday night despite lousy foul shooting down the stretch.
McGruder also added eight rebounds for the Wildcats (13-4, 2-3 Big 12) while playing superb defense on the Longhorns' J'Covan Brown, who came into the game leading the Big 12 in scoring.
Brown finished with 22 points for Texas (12-6, 2-3), but the junior guard was just 8 of 28 from the field and 4 of 14 from beyond the arc.
Brown hit one of those 3s with 53.6 seconds left, drawing Texas to 80-76. He added another basket after Will Spradling made one of two foul shots to make it 81-78.
On the Wildcats' next trip down court, Angel Rodriguez missed a pair of free throws and McGruder, a 76 percent foul shooter, also missed a pair.
Sheldon McLellan's dunk at the other end made it 81-80 with 20.3 seconds left, but after Spradling knocked down the second of t...