Angel Rodriguez scored 22 points and Shane Southwell added 18 on six 3-pointers to lead No. 10 Kansas State to an 81-61 win over Baylor on Saturday night.
The game remained fairly close in the first half, but the Wildcats (20-5, 9-3 Big 12) took control in the second, outscoring the Bears 43-32 after the break.
A.J. Walton led Baylor (16-9, 7-5) with 14 points and Isaiah Austin added 13.
A 3 by Austin brought the Bears within 12, but a three-point play by Rodriguez and a second-chance bucket by Rodney McGruder opened the gap to 71-54 with 4:03 to play.
Baylor did not get within single digits the rest of the game.