COL BKB: San Diego St. 70, Kansas St. 52

March 21, 2009

Kyle Spain scored 16 points Friday and San Diego State blew the game open in the second half to defeat Kansas State 70-52 in the NIT’s second round.

The Aztecs (25-9) advance to next week’s quarterfinals, where they will play the winner of Monday’s game between Davidson and St. Mary’s.

The game was tied at 27-27 in the opening minute of the second half, but San Diego State outscored the Wildcats by 22 minutes over the next 12 minutes. Although Spain made only 5-of-13 shots from the field, San Diego State shot 53 percent as a whole.

Billy White made all five of his shots from the field while scoring 16 points.

Kansas State (22-12) was led by Denis Clemente with 12.

Source: upi

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