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.