Kansas State edges George Washington 65-62 - KCTV5

Kansas State edges George Washington 65-62

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Angel Rodriguez scored 14 of his 17 points in the second half as Kansas State defeated George Washington 65-62 Saturday.

Rodney McGruder finished with 15 points and 11 rebounds, and Will Spradling scored 10 for the Wildcats (7-1), who played their first true road game this season.

Dwayne Smith scored 14 points and Isaiah Armwood had 12 points and 10 rebounds for the Colonials (4-5).

The Wildcats let a seven-point second-half lead slip away but jumped ahead for good on Nino Williams' putback with 3:18 remaining. Rodriguez was fouled while attempting a 3-pointer with Kansas State ahead 58-57, and he sank all three free throws with 1:46 left.

With Kansas state leading 63-60, Rodriguez missed a one-and-one free throw with 26 seconds left. After Joe McDonald's layup cut the lead to one, Spradling made two free throws, putting Kansas State up three with 13 seconds left.

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