Barry Brown scored 34 points, reigning Big 12 player of the week Dean Wade added 24 and Kansas State beat Baylor 90-83 on Monday night for its third straight victory.
Kansas moves up five spots to No. 5 in the Week 12 AP Top 25 college basketball rankings. Meanwhile, Wichita State drops 10 spots to No. 17.
K-State junior and former St. John, Kansas star Dean Wade earns Big 12 Conference player of the week honors for the first time in his career.
Wichita State won its fourth straight game and overcame an eight-point fourth quarter deficit to dispatch No. 23 USF, 64-56.
Malik Newman scored seven of his game-high 24 points in the closing minutes, Baylor turned the ball over on the final inbounds play and Kansas rallied to beat the Bears 70-67 on Saturday night.