TOPEKA, Kan. (THE DRIVE) Jawun Evans and Leyton Hammonds led Oklahoma State back from a 14-point first-half deficit to defeat Kansas State 80-68 on Wednesday night.
With 6:07 left in the first half, Oklahoma State used a 14-0 run over the next 3:08 to tie the game at 33. An Evans' 3-pointer as time expired at the half left the Cowboys with a one-point deficit.
Oklahoma State took the lead on a Hammonds layup with 16:03 left in the game. Hammonds finished with 18 points on 7-of-14 shooting and grabbed 10 rebounds. Evans scored a game-high 21 points, making 11 of 12 free throws, and had nine assists. Brandon Averette added 13 points.
The Cowboys outscored the Wildcats 42-29 in the second half.
Wesley Iwundu led the Wildcats (17-11, 6-9) with 21 points, shooting 14 of 17 from the free-throw line, and collecting nine rebounds. Dean Wade scored 11 points.
The women's team now has a record of 21-8 and are in the top half of the conference. Wesemann was able to hit a 3-pointer with less than 2 minutes left to give the Wildcats their first lead of the game against TCU and would go on to win the game 68-65.
Breanna Lewis had a standout 18 points against Oklahoma and helped in their rally to win 79-71. This is the first time since 2011 that K-State has had over 20 wins in a season.
The women play there last regular season game against Texas on Monday.