TOPEKA, Kan. (THE DRIVE) Wesley Iwundu scored 16 points and had 10 rebounds in his record 119th career start for Kansas State, and the Wildcats held on to beat TCU 75-74 on Wednesday night in a matchup of teams considered to be on the NCAA Tournament bubble.
Dean Wade had 20 points for the Wildcats (18-12, 7-10), who had lost eight of their previous 10 games. Kamau Stokes also had 16 points for K-State, while D.J. Johnson had 12.
D.J. Johnson had 19 points in his final game at Bramlage Coliseum, helping Kansas State to a 61-48 victory over Texas Tech on Saturday and giving the Wildcats' NCAA Tournament hopes a boost.
Fellow senior Wesley Iwundu added 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Wildcats (19-12, 8-10), who also snapped a four-game home skid and locked up the No. 6 seed for next week's Big 12 Tournament.
That means Kansas State will have a first-round bye for the first time in three years.
The Kansas Jayhawks are taking home plenty of hardware after their 28-3 regular season.
The Jayhawks won their 13th Big 12 regular season title in a row.
Frank Mason was named the Player of the Year after averaging 20.5 points per game. He is the first KU player to lead the conference in scoring since 2004-05.
Josh Jackson was named the Freshman of the Year after leading Big 12 freshman with 16.4 points per game.
Bill Self earned the Coach of the Year award for the fifth time in his career.
Frank Mason scored 27 points to help No. 1 Kansas hold off Oklahoma State 90-85 on Saturday night.
Mason, the Big 12's leading scorer, also had nine assists and eight rebounds. Josh Jackson had 17 points and nine rebounds, and Devonte' Graham added 13 points for the Jayhawks, who won their eighth straight overall and snapped a three-game skid in Stillwater.
Kansas had already clinched its 13th consecutive Big 12 title, but the Jayhawks (28-3, 16-2) remained focused and shot 56 percent against one of the hottest teams in the league.