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Kansas State wins 70-57 over IUPUI

Nov 28, 2009 - 11:25 PM KANSAS CITY, Mo.(AP) -- Jacob Pullen scored 25 points and Kansas State defeated IUPUI 70-57 on Saturday.

Dominique Sutton added 14 points for the Wildcats (5-1) and Alex Young led the Jaguars (5-2) with 19 points.

The teams battled early in the contest as the Wildcats sprinted out to a 9-0 lead, but the IUPUI defense stiffened as the Jaguars responded with an 11-2 run to tie the score at 11-11. A 3-pointer by Denis Clemente sparked an 11-0 Kansas State run midway through the period and the Wildcats held a 40-29 halftime lead.

IUPUI cut the deficit to seven, but five straight points by Pullen ignited a 15-1 Wildcat run that slammed the door on the Jaguars' comeback attempt. IUPUI never regained control as Kansas State led by double digits for the remainder of the contest.