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Kansas State Survives With Overtime Win Over North Florida

 

(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Thomas Gipson had 23 points and 12 rebounds Sunday as Kansas State defeated North Florida 79-68 in overtime.

Will Spradling and Jamar Samuels each added 12 points and five rebounds for the Wildcats (6-1), playing in their second straight overtime game. They lost to West Virginia on Thursday, 85-80 in double OT.

This time, the Wildcats prevailed behind 11 of 12 free throws in the extra period.

Jimmy Williams and Parker Smith led the Ospreys (5-5) with 13 points.

Spradling’s 3-pointer with 19 seconds left gave Kansas State a 60-58 lead, but Williams’ basket tied it and sent to overtime.

North Florida didn’t lead until Williams’ basket with 12:37 to play gave the Ospreys a 40-38 edge which they would increase to nine.

 

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