March 16, 2013

McGruder powers Cats past O-State

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas State coach Bruce Weber made the point perfectly clear after the 11th-ranked Wildcats' quarterfinal victory Thursday at the Big 12 Tournament. For the Wildcats to be great this postseason, senior Rodney McGruder needs to assert himself. Friday night against the 14th-ranked Oklahoma State Cowboys, McGruder was great and the Wildcats followed the lead of their star, dumping the Cowboys 68-57 in the semifinals at Sprint Center to advance to Saturday's championship game against the Kansas Jayhawks.

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