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The actual attendance on Saturday night in Bramlage Coliseum was 5,628... The paid attendance for the night was 10,474... Last season’s exhibition game with Washburn drew 9,955 with a paid attendance of 13,186.
The Wildcats’ starting lineup Saturday night was: freshman guard Jacob Pullen, senior guard Blake Young, freshman forward Bill Walker, freshman forward Michael Beasley and sophomore center Luis Coln... Young, Walker and Coln are returning players from last season’s squad.
K-State led the Tigers 38-19 at the half...
Eight of the nine players that dressed saw the floor in the first half for K-State, with six players scoring... The ninth, James Franklin, saw action in the second half... Beasley and Young led the way with 15 and nine, respectively, at halftime.
Beasley was two rebounds short of a first-half double-double at halftime... At the break, he had 15 points, eight rebounds, five steals, four blocks and three assists... Beasley reached his double-double at the 17:14 mark in the second half when he grabbed his 10th rebound... The freshman forward went on to lead the Wildcats in points (35), rebounds (14), assists (4), blocks (4) and steals (6).
If it were a regular season game, Beasley’s 35 points would have been the most points scored by a freshman in his debut... The current K-State leader is Mike Evans with 30 points against