K-State Falls to No. 2 Baylor 100-69


Courtesy of K-State Athletics

MANHATTAN, Kan. – No. 2 Baylor used a big first half to pull away for a 100-69 win over K-State on Saturday afternoon at Bramlage Coliseum. The Bears moved to 5-0 (1-0 Big 12), while the Cats slipped to 3-5 (1-1 Big 12). 

Baylor was sharp from the opening tip and raced to a 56-27 halftime advantage. The Bears shot 62 percent from the field with seven makes from deep in the first half. Baylor also did damage on the boards and held a 21-8 rebounding advantage in the opening 20 minutes. K-State went 12-of-25 from the field in the first half, but 12 Wildcat turnovers led to 19 Baylor points. 

Antonio Gordon and Selton Miguel were bright spots for K-State. Gordon scored a career-high 23 points on a perfect 9-for-9 from the field. Miguel chipped in with 14 for the Cats. 

MaCio Teague had a double-double of 23 points and 10 rebounds to lead Baylor. Davion Mitchell added 20, while Jared Butler also had a double-double with 14 points and 13 assists. Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua also reached double figures for the Bears with 13 points. 

K-State hosts Jacksonville on Monday at 1 P.M.

Derek Nester
Derek Nester
Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids and graduated from Valley Heights High School in 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications. In 2002 Derek joined Taylor Communications, Inc. in Salina, Kansas working in digital media for 550 AM KFRM and 100.9 FM KCLY. Following that stop, he joined Dierking Communications, Inc. stations KNDY AM & FM as a board operator and fill-in sports play-by-play announcer. Starting in 2005 Derek joined the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network as a Studio Coordinator at 101 The Fox in Kansas City, a role he would serve for 15 years culminating in the Super Bowl LIV Championship game broadcast. In 2021 he moved to Audacy, formerly known as Entercom Communications, Inc. and 106.5 The Wolf and 610 Sports Radio, the new flagship stations of the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, the largest radio network in the NFL. Through all of this, Derek continues to serve as the Digital Media Director for Sunflower State Radio, the digital and social media operations of Dierking Communications, Inc. and the 6 radio stations it owns and operates across Kansas.

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