Recap: Kansas State vs. Delaware
New York, New York (Sports Network) - Will Spradling scored 12 points as he helped the Kansas State Wildcats to a 66-63 NIT Tip-Off semifinal win over the Delaware Blue Hens at Madison Square Garden.
Spradling dished out seven assists and grabbed six rebounds for the Wildcats (5-0) who have won their first five games in the first season under head coach Bruce Weber. Angel Rodriguez had 12 points with five assists while Thomas Gipson had 12 points with six rebounds.
Devon Saddler scored 32 points to go with five rebounds and four assists in a valiant effort for the Blue Hens (2-2). Jamelle Hagins recorded his third double-double in four games as he tallied 12 points and 15 rebounds.
Kansas State led 27-25 at halftime despite shooting only 30.3 percent from the field.
In the second half the Wildcats shot much better at 46.9 percent and were able to outscore Delaware 39-38.
Kansas State will play fourth-ranked Michigan in the title game on Friday.Game Notes