Williams, No. 25 Kansas State beat South Dakota

Williams, No. 25 Kansas State beat South Dakota
December 31, 2012, 5:22 pm
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South Dakota forward Tyler Flack (23) defends a shot by Kansas State guard Omari Lawrence (12) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Manhattan, Kan., Monday, Dec. 31, 2012. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) Nino Williams scored 16 points and No. 25 Kansas State pulled away late to defeat South Dakota 70-50 on Monday.

Rodney McGruder added 15 for the Wildcats (11-2).

Karim Rowson led the Coyotes (6-9) with 14 points. Down by 12 points at the break, South Dakota closed within five with under 8 minutes left before Kansas State took control.