March 22, 2018 Atlanta: Kansas State forward Makol Mawien blocks a shot by Kentucky forward Nick Richards during the first half in a regional semifinal NCAA college basketball game on Thursday, March 22, 2018, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton/ Compton
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Sweet 16 Highlight: K-State takes 9-point lead over Kentucky

Kentucky looked like it was coming back from its first half deficit and taking control of Thursday’s Sweet 16 matchup, but a 9-0 run by Kansas State proved otherwise.

The run was capped with a layup by Kansas State’s Barry Brown with 13:17 left in the game and gave Kansas State a 47-38 lead.

At the time of his score, Brown had seven total points, two assists and two rebounds.

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