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NCAA Game Summary - Florida vs. Kansas State

8:20 PM, Dec 22, 2012   |    comments
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Kansas City, MO (Sports Network) - Will Spradling scored 17 points and Kansas State used a strong second-half run to deal eighth-ranked Florida a 67-61 loss at the Sprint Center.

Spradling added six rebounds and five assists for Kansas State (9-2), which outscored the Gators by an 11-2 count over a five-minute stretch to turn a one-point lead into a 57-47 advantage with 5:20 to play. Rodney McGruder chipped in 13 points and six boards to help the Wildcats post their fourth win in five games.

Superior free throw shooting also played a part in Kansas State prevailing. The Wildcats ended the night 20-of-29 from the foul line, while Florida made only 10-of-15 looks from the stripe.

The Gators (8-2) suffered their second setback in three outings following a 7-0 start despite a 19-point, 10-rebound effort from Patric Young. Kenny Boynton and Scottie Wilbekin each recorded 11 points in defeat.

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