MANHATTAN, Kan. (WIBW) -- The Kansas State Wildcats overcame an early four-run deficit to earn a 7-6 walk-off win in extra innings against Kansas Sunday.
It was the final home game for Kansas State head coach Brad Hill, who announced his plan to resign once the season ends last week.
“That was fun,” Hill said following his 465th career victory. “The kids’ fight, that’s what I wanted to remember going out of this program. That’s how it’s supposed to be played right there."
KU scored one in the 1st inning, then added three runs in the 4th.
K-State tied the game in the bottom of the 4th with a grand slam by Kyle Barfield off the left field foul pole. Barfield tripled in the 6th to give the Wildcats a 5-4 lead.
Brent Citta doubled to left in the top of the 9th, scoring the tying run for KU.
The Jayhawks took the lead in the 10th on a David Kyriacou solo home run, but K-State answered with an RBI triple by Trent McMaster to force an 11th inning.
In the 11th, Hanz Harker singled with the bases loaded over a shallow outfield to earn the win for K-State.
Hill improved to 29-19 in his career against Kansas.
Kansas State plays again on Tuesday night at Wichita State. Kansas will host Oklahoma on May 17.