K-State advances to Elite Eight

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Published: Mar. 23, 2023 at 8:02 PM CDT
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NEW YORK, NY. (WIBW) - The Wildcats are moving on to the Elite Eight.

No. 3 Kansas State defeated No. 7 Michigan State 98-93 after outlasting the Spartans in overtime at Madison Square Garden.

Senior forward Keyontae Johnson led the Wildcats with 22 points. He added six rebounds and one assist.

Senior guard Markquis Nowell followed with 20 points and added a game-high 19 assists, three rebounds, and five steals. Nowell’s 19 assists are an NCAA tournament record.

K-State will face No. 9 Florida next in an Elite Eight matchup.