(MANHATTAN, Ks.) Despite another night without guards Angel Rodriguez and Martavious Irving, the Wildcats were able to close out non-conference play successfully Monday.
Kansas State scored a 70-50 win over South Dakota to hit Big 12 play 11-2.
Four starters finished in double figures for the Wildcats, as Nino Williams led all scorers with 16 points to go along with seven rebounds.
Rodney McGruder added 15 points and nine boards, while Shane Southwell and Will Spradling had 12 and 11, respectively.
Kansas State will face their fourth ranked opponent of the season Saturday as they welcome in No. 22 Oklahoma State.