Kansas State plays Marquette

Marquette (7-2) vs. Kansas State (5-2)

Fred Bramlage Coliseum, Manhattan, Kansas; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Kansas State plays host to Marquette in a non-conference matchup. Marquette came up short in an 89-76 game at Wisconsin on Saturday. Kansas State is coming off a 65-59 win in Wichita over Wichita State on Sunday.

TEAM LEADERS: Kansas State’s Markquis Nowell has averaged 12.3 points and two steals while Nijel Pack has put up 13.6 points. For the Golden Eagles, Justin Lewis has averaged 15.9 points and 7.6 rebounds while Darryl Morsell has put up 14.8 points.LEAPING FOR LEWIS: Lewis has connected on 31 percent of the 42 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 7 of 24 over the last five games. He’s also made 78 percent of his free throws this season.

PERFECT WHEN: The Wildcats are 5-0 when they score at least 65 points and 0-2 when they fall shy of that total. The Golden Eagles are 6-0 when the team blocks at least five shots and 1-2 when they fall short of that total.

STREAK STATS: Kansas State has won its last four home games, scoring an average of 75.3 points while giving up 51.5.

DID YOU KNOW: Marquette has attempted the second-most free throws among all Big East teams. The Golden Eagles have averaged 23.9 free throws per game.

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