Kansas State edges George Washington 65-62
- Sat 07:16 PM 12/08/2012
The nation's top offensive rebounding team survived its first road test by sticking with the plan of attacking the glass.
Angel Rodriguez scored 14 of his 17 points in the second half as Kansas State defeated George Washington 65-62 Saturday.
Rodney McGruder finished with 15 points and 11 rebounds, and Will Spradling scored 10 for the Wildcats (7-1), who played their first true road game this season.
The Wildcats grabbed 24 offensive rebounds and finished with a 46-36 edge on the glass, offsetting a 35.7 percent shooting performance (25 of 70).
Isaiah Armwood had 12 points, 10 rebounds and seven blocks, and Dwayne Smith scored 14 points for the Colonials (4-5), who hosted their first BCS program since the 2009-10 season. Kansas State, of the Big 12 Conference, defeated George Washington 69-56 on its homecourt last season.