WILDCAT GAMEWEEK Game 1: North Texas

Kansas State Wildcats vs. North Texas Mean Green

Saturday, Aug 30 6:10pm  Bill Snyder Family Stadium
Radio: K-State Radio Network  |  TV: NONE


K-State Stifles North Texas, 45-6

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Josh Freeman threw two of his three touchdown passes to Brandon Banks and ran for two more scores, helping Kansas State beat North Texas 45-6 Saturday night in another easy home opener for the Wildcats.

Kansas State overpowered North Texas on both sides of the ball, scoring on six of its first seven possessions to take a 42-0 lead, holding the Mean Green to 205 total yards81 in the first half.

Freeman was quietly efficient to open his third season as Kansas State’s starter, connecting with Banks on a 30-yard touchdown in the second quarter, then on a 43-yarder to put the Wildcats up 35-0 less than a minute into the second half.

Freeman also hit Lamark Brown on 6-yard touchdown pass late in the second quarter, finishing 18-for-24 for 232 yards to pass Chad May and Carl Straw for second on Kansas State’s all-time passing list (5,365). He scored on a 1-yard run in the first quarter and on an 8-yarder midway through the third.

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