Perkins scores 12 points, Saint Louis holds off Kansas State

Kansas State's Xavier Sneed (20) is pressured by Saint Louis' Jordan Goodwin, left, and Hasahn French during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Javonte Perkins scored 12 points, Yuri Collins had 11 and Terrence Hargrove added 10 as Saint Louis held off Kansas State 66-63.

Xavier Sneed missed a game tying 3-point attempt with two seconds left as Kansas State lost its second straight game. Levi Stockard scored a career-high 17 points for the Wildcats and Sneed had 11.

The game was back and forth during a second half in which neither team had more than a four-point lead.

The Billikens shot 51% while Kansas State shot 45%. Kansas State committed 18 turnovers, three in the final two minutes, and the Billikens had 15.