• Key play: Will Spradling hit a three-pointer in transition, giving K-State a 13-10 lead.
• Key stat: K-State outrebounded TCU 20-12.
• Key play: Rodney McGruder’s three was K-State’s first points of the half.
• Key stat: Shane Southwell scored seven points.
Past and future
Former K-State basketball players were in attendance. Rolando Blackmon, one of the top players in Wildcats history, watched the game from a court-side seat. And Marcus Foster, an incoming recruit from Wichita Falls, Texas, sat higher up.