K-State Defense Stifles Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 76-42

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) - Clent Stewart scored a career-high 15 points and Kansas State used stifling defense for a 76-42 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Monday.

Stewart was 5-for-5 on 3-pointers, including back-to-back 3s with 7:31 to go in the first half to give Kansas State a 22-6 lead. The Wildcats (4-0) held Pine Bluff to just 15 percent shooting in the first half to lead 32-10 at halftime. The Golden Lions had scoreless droughts of 4:22 and 5:41 before going the final 6:19 without a basket. The 10 first-half points set a Bramlage Coliseum record for fewest in a half, breaking the previous record of 13 by Texas A&M in 2002. Kansas State built its lead up to 70-31 before coach Jim Wooldridge emptied his bench with 3:14 to go. Marques Hayden had 11 points and 10 rebounds, and Jeremiah Massey added 11 points for the Wildcats. Tamarius Brown scored 13 points to lead Pine Bluff (0-3), which has lost 18 in a row dating to last season.

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