ATHENS, Ga. (AP) – Dean Wade scored 17 points, including a go-ahead jumper with 4.1 seconds remaining, and Kansas State edged Georgia 68-66 on Friday night.
Wade made two jumpers in the final minute for Kansas State (6-1). Wesley Iwundu had 14 points and Kamau Stokes had 13 for the Wildcats.
Yante Maten had 20 points for Georgia (3-3), which led by 12 points in the first half. Kenny Gaines had 17, including 13 in the first half.
Mike Edwards’ strong offensive rebound and follow shot of a missed hook by Maten gave Georgia a 63-62 lead. Following two free throws by Iwundu, Maten’s inside basket gave the lead back to the Bulldogs.
Trailing 65-64, Kansas State called timeout with 1:13 remaining. Wade’s jumper with 56 seconds remaining gave the Wildcats a 66-65 lead. Georgia’s Mike Edwards sank one of two free throws for a 66-all tie, but Wade answered with the short baseline jumper.
J.J. Frazier missed a last-second 3-pointer for Georgia.