Pullen Pulls Wildcats Over Oakland

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Jacob Pullen scored a career-high 26 points as Kansas State beat Oakland, Mich. 83-64 on Tuesday night to go 5-0 for the first time since 2004.

Denis Clemente added 19 points and Luis Colon finished with 12 for the Wildcats, who scored 27 points off Oakland turnovers.

Johnathon Jones led the Grizzlies (1-4) with 16 points. Erik Kangas and Drew Maynard scored 11 apiece.

Kansas State led 39-25 at halftime and staged a 16-7 run midway through the second period to take a 64-41. Clemente stole the ball and passed to Pullen, who capped the run with one of his six 3-pointers.

The Wildcats shot 45 percent from 3-point range after averaging 30 percent through their first four games. Oakland made 4-of-15, or 27 percent, from beyond the arc.

Kansas State scored more than 80 points for the fourth time this season.

Oakland outrebounded the Wildcats 38-36.