TOPEKA, Kan. (THE DRIVE) Thompson had his first career start for the Wildcats, earning 159 yards and two interceptions. Dalvin Warmack had 96 yards and Winston Dimel had two touchdowns.
West Virginia fumbled and threw interceptions four different times in the first half, but K-State was only able to gain 3 points from a field goal off those turnovers.
Kansas State got within 21-20 and had the ball in the closing seconds of the first half when Thompson was picked off on a poorly designed screen play. West Virginia had time for one play, and Grier scrambled long enough to find White in the end zone with a 30-yard touchdown pass. The game was 28-20 going into halftime and would end at 28-23 after one more field goal from kicker McCrane.
Thompson had a interception with minutes left when K-State was within 30 yards of the end zone. Both teams would punt one more time but there would be no additionally scoring.
Kansas State takes on Oklahoma State on Saturday and look to become bowl eligible.
Texas gets revenge and is one step closer to being bowl eligible with the win against Kansas, forcing four turnovers in the first half and winning 42-27.
Carter Stanley passed for 268 yards and three touchdowns, but did turn the ball over three times in the first half. The Jayhawks only have three Big 12 wins in the last seven seasons.
Kansas was able to keep up and put multiple points on the board and even pick up a good interception, but with another road loss, this marks number 45. With Oklahoma State next, will it be number 46?
Kansas basketball is looking good so far and face Kentucky on Tuesday. They have a winning record of 5-3 against the cats and hope to make it 6-3.