K-State holds on to Big 12 lead defeating Texas 71-64

K-State defeated Texas Tuesday night in the land where everything is bigger Tuesday night, maintaining their lead atop the Big 12.

The Wildcats (19-5, 9-2 Big 12) were led by 16 points each from senior Barry Brown, Jr., and junior Xavier Sneed. All five starters scored in double figures for the first time since the last game at Texas on Feb. 7, 2018.

The 9-game winning streak in Big 12 play is still the longest since 11 consecutive conference games from Jan. 14 to Feb. 26, 1974.

K-State returns home on Saturday afternoon, as the Wildcats play host to No. 23/22 Iowa State (18-6, 7-4 Big 12) at Bramlage Coliseum. The game will tip at 3:05 p.m., CT on ESPN2.