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               === No. 3 K-State cruises past Oklahoma State ===
 
 Manhattan,  KS (Sports Network) - John Hubert had two touchdowns on the ground
 to  help No. 3  Kansas State take a tough 44-30 win over Oklahoma State in Big
 12 play.
 
 Collin  Klein  left the game  in the third  quarter with an undisclosed injury
 after  scoring on a quarterback sneak. He finished the game 16-for-22 with 245
 yards  and added 17 carries for 64 yards before leaving. Daniel Sims took over
 under  center and  went 5-for-6  with 45  yards and  added 20  yards on  seven
 carries.
 
 Angelo  Pease had  72 yards  on  nine carries  while Chris  Harper added  five
 catches  for 89 yards for the Wildcats (9-0, 6-0 Big 12), who have won all but
 two of their games this season by double-digits.
 
 Wes Lunt had a tough day under center as he went just 11-for-20 for 184 yards,
 one score and three interceptions for the Cowboys (5-3, 3-2), who had a three-
 game winning streak stopped.
 
 "That is as poorly as we have played on special teams and obviously turned the
 ball over in a long time," said Oklahoma State head coach Mike Gundy. "I'm not
 saying they do not do a good job but a lot of them are self inflicted "
 
 Oklahoma  State took the initial lead in the game thanks to a big play as Lunt
 and  Austin Hays connected  on a 54-yard bomb for a 7-0 advantage with 9:02 to
 play in the first quarter.
 
 The  Wildcats, though, came right back with a score of their own. The big play
 of the drive was a 50-yard catch by Tyler Lockett, and Hubert capped the march
 with a 1-yard score to tie the game.
 
 Just  two  plays into the  second, Kansas  State took a  lead it never lost as
 Anthony  Cantele's  23-yard field  goal capped an  11-play, 74-yard march, and
 Joseph Randle fumbled deep in Oklahoma State territory just three plays later.
 
 That  led  to a 5-yard  run into the  end zone by Hubert  for a 17-7 lead with
 10:51 to play.
 
 The  Cowboys responded with a 25-yard field goal from Quinn Sharp to make it a
 17-10 game, and the special teams for both clubs responded with big plays.
 
 Lockett  fielded  the kickoff at the  goal line and took  it all the way for a
 score,  while  Desmond Roland answered with  a kickoff return of his own, this
 one for 80 yards, and it was a 24-17 game.
 
 The  next  score came on defense  as Allen Chapman  picked off a Lunt pass and
 took  it  29 yards  for a score  and Kansas  State took a  31-17 lead into the
 halftime break.
 
 "He  made some tremendous plays," said Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder. "I
 was  proud of  the way he played for  the most part. His enthusiasm to try and
 duplicate  some of  those snaps, he got  himself into a little bit of a pickle
 and it was costly. Overall, the turnovers were major in the ballgame."
 
 Kansas  State's first  possession of  the third  quarter bore  fruit as  Klein
 capped  an eight-play, 93-yard  march with a 1-yard run into the end zone, but
 he was hurt on the play.
 
 Sharp's  43-yard field  goal made it a  38-20 game with 7:07 left in the third
 and the score stayed that way heading into the fourth.
 
 The  Wildcats got a  37-yard field goal from Cantele early in the fourth for a
 21-point lead, while Oklahoma State answered with a 13-yard touchdown catch by
 Charlie Moore from Clint Chelf with 13:06 to play.
 
 Another  field  goal from Cantele, this  one from 40  yards out, made it a 17-
 point  game,  while Sharp countered  with a  28-yard boot between the uprights
 with 8:52 left.
 
 Cantele  missed a 24-yard field goal attempt on Kansas State's next touch, but
 Chapman  sealed the  win with his third  interception of the game as he picked
 off  Chelf in the end zone with just over two minutes to play and the Wildcats
 killed off the rest of the clock.
 
                                   Game Notes
 
 Kansas  State  plays at TCU  next week ...  Oklahoma State hosts West Virginia
 next  week ... Oklahoma State had won the previous three games and still leads
 the series with Kansas State, 36-23 ... Oklahoma State outgained Kansas State,
 417-290 ... Klein has 50 career rushing TDs.
 
 
 
 
 
 11/04 01:34:11 ET