January 9, 2010

MU pushes past Wildcats with defense

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Looking for a dominant mistake as the reason for Kansas State's 74-68 loss to Missouri is searching for a reflection house of mirrors. Missed opportunities, ball-handling mistakes, poor decisions, soft post play; it was all there in spurts. So while it was it's Missouri's Zaire Taylor's game-winning 3-pointer in the games final moments, that will be remembered best, the ones the Wildcats squandered had every bit as much to do with the outcome. "Unfortunately, we turned the ball over 21 times tonight," K-State head coach Frank Martin said following the loss.

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