Aggies fall to No. 12 Kansas St 88-65

Texas A&M travelled to Manahattan, Kansas on Tuesday night to face the No. 12 Kansas State Wildcats. A cold shooting Aggie team fell behind by nine points early and never recovered as Kansas State cruised to an easy 88-65 Big 12 win. Senior guard Denis Clemente led Kansas State with 24 points, including five 3-pointers.

Texas A&M travelled to Manahattan, Kansas on Tuesday night to face the No. 12 Kansas State Wildcats in their first Big 12 road game of the year.

A cold shooting Aggie team fell behind nine points early and never recovered as Kansas State cruised to an easy 88-65 Big 12 win.

Senior guard Denis Clemente led Kansas State with 24 points, including five 3-pointers.

Texas A&M fell behind by nine, 13-4, in the first five and a half minutes of play.

Kansas State extended their lead to 15, 39-24, at the 4:06 mark in the first half before taking a 45-33 lead to the lockeroom at halftime.

In the first four minutes of the second half, Kansas State pushed the lead to 20, 54-34.

From there, the Wildcats cruised to an easy 88-65 win over Texas A&M.

Kansas State (14-2, 1-1 Big 12) rebounded from their upset loss at Missouri on Saturday to defeat the Aggies.

Denis Clemente's 24 points includedf five 3-pointers.

Sophomore forward Jamar Samuels came off the bech to score 19 points.

Junior forward Dominique Sutton had a double-double, with 12 rebounds and 12 points.

Texas A&M had a poor shooting night, hitting just 37% from the field and 59% from the free throw line. The 16 missed free throws proved very costly for the Aggies.

Kansas St also dominated the boards, outrebounded the Aggies 42-28.

The Aggies' leading scorer for the season, Donald Sloan, was held to just 8 points.

Khris Middleton led Texas A&M in scoring with 16 points. Bryan Davis added 13 points, but had just 2 rebounds.

Texas A&M (12-4, 1-1 Big 12) must now travel to Austin to face No. 1 ranked Texas on Saturday night.


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