Kansas State dominated from start to finish, and they looked impressive while doing so. They controlled the paint on offense and defense, and the size was too much for the Mean Green to handle. They shot 50 percent from the field.
North Texas did have a 15-3 run late in the second half, but the game was already out of reach. Kansas State made a few mental errors down the stretch, which they need to clean up if they want to be a final four team. North Texas only shot 30 percent from the field for the game, however. The run was the only positive for the Mean Green.
The rest of the game was all Wildcats. They did what they wanted under the basket, and they had ten blocks on North Texas drives.
Kansas State finished the game strong , and they defeated North Texas 82-62 to move to the second round against Brigham Young University.