(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) Bruce Weber and company now own the last laugh over Oklahoma State.
After splitting the regular season series with the 14th-ranked Cowboys, less than a week removed from a six-point loss in the regular season finale, No. 11 Kansas State defeated OSU 68-57 in the Big 12 Tournament semifinals Friday.
The win sets up the third meeting between the co-conference champions as the Wildcats (27-6, 14-4) will battle No. 7 Kansas Saturday for the tournament championship.
Rodney McGruder led Kansas State with 24 points. Angel Rodrigues tacked on 17 points.
Big 12 Player of the Year, Marcus Smart, had 18 points.
Kansas is 20-3 against Kansas State overall and 7-0 in tournament games under Bill Self. The two will tip for the conference title at 5 p.m.