By Joe Fenton
KWCH 12 Eyewitness Sports
9:05 PM CDT, October 20, 2012
(MORGANTOWN, West Virginia)
No. 4-ranked Kansas State University remained dominate throughout Saturday night's game against #14 West Virginia.
Collin Klein, also known as Optimus Klein in the media, was a major powerhouse for the Wildcats. He managed 323 yards in passing, completing 19 of 21 throws, accounted for 41 yards in rushing. He chalked up 7 touchdowns in all in Morgantown. 3 in passing, and another 4 in rushing.
Anthony Cantele racked up 6 points in all for the Wildcats with two field goals, first from 33 yards, the second from 42 yards.
It was no surprise the Mountaineers (5-2, 2-2) were awful on defense, it's been that way all season. For the second straight game, though, Geno Smith and the offense did nothing to keep it close
The Mountaineers managed 2 touchdowns in all. The first by Tavon Austin off a 100 yard kickoff return. Austin managed the final touchdown of the night for West Virginia, courtesy of a 5 yard pass from Geno Smith.
Smith followed up a clunker at Texas Tech last week with an even worse game, throwing his first two interceptions of the season and finishing 21 for 32 for 143 yards. The senior has gone from Heisman front-runner to long shot in two weeks.
Kansas State remains undefeated this season. This includes a 4-0 record in the Big 12, and a 7-0 record overall this season.
West Virginia is split this season in the Big 12, with a record of 2-2. The Mountaineers have an overall record of 5-2 this season.
Kansas State is hosting #17 Texas Tech next week in Manhattan.
*Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.
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