Wildcats Roll Over Bulldogs, 107-48

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) - Jamar Samuels and Denis Clemente each scored 20 points - career highs for both - and Kansas State blew out Gardner-Webb 107-48 on Sunday.

The 107 points was the most scored by the Wildcats since they beat Missouri 111-56 in 1998.  The 59-point margin of victory ranks as the third-highest in school history and most since defeating Savannah State by 60 points in 2008.

Fred Brown and Jacob Pullen had 18 and 14 points respectively for the Wildcats (7-3). Jonathan Moore led the Bulldogs (2-7) with 12 points.

Kansas State pulled away early, going on a 17-0 run midway through the first half to take a 32-10 lead. Gardner-Webb's Joshua Henley made a free throw to end a scoring drought that lasted about six minutes.

Kansas State went on a 20-2 run midway through the second half, ending with a 3-pointer from Brown, to take a 88-39 lead. Brown made three 3-pointers during that stretch.

The Wildcats led 59-28 at halftime, using their pressure defense to score 21 points off 13 Bulldog turnovers.  The 59 points was the most in a first half in nearly 17 years since the Wildcats scored 62 against Delaware State on Dec. 7, 1991.