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|K-State Takes Down #1 Texas
|MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) -- Jamar Samuels scored 15 of his 20 points in a dominating first half and No. 10 Kansas State withstood a gut check rally to knock off top-ranked Texas 71-62 Monday night.
Kansas State (16-2, 3-1 Big 12) smothered Texas with its extended man-to-man defense to overcome a 1-for-12 effort from 3-point range and held on to beat a No. 1 team for the third time in school history.
Curtis Kelly scored 17 points and freshman Rodney McGruder chipped in 11 key points for the Wildcats, who used a late 11-1 run to take control in their record 14th straight win at Bramlage Coliseum.
Texas (17-1, 3-0) trailed by 14 points in the first half, made a run early in the second, couldn't keep it going in its second week ever at No. 1.
Avery Bradley had 11 points for the Longhorns, who shot 36 percent from the field following a season-low 35 percent against Texas A&M.
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