Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 9/6/14
Rodney McGruder scored 21 points and No. 16 Kansas State stretched its winning streak to seven games with a 67-54 victory at Big 12 newcomer TCU on Wednesday night. The Wildcats (14-2, 3-0 Big 12) got off to a slow start before taking control with a 19-4 run midway through the first half. McGruder's layup with 11 minutes left in the first half tied the game at 10, after Kansas State had fallen behind 10-5. The Wildcats led for good when McGruder had a defensive rebound and turned that into a fastbreak 3-pointer by Will Spradling. A floater by McGruder stretched the lead to 24-14. Adrick McKinney had 18 points and nine rebounds for TCU (9-8, 0-4). When the Horned Frogs cut the gap to five points with a chance to get closer before halftime, they started making mistakes. Connell Crossland had a steal and passed to Kyan Anderson, but TCU's top scorer missed a layup after getting himself in an awkward position under the rim. Martavious Irvin then hit a 3-pointer for Kansas State. An...
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