Manhattan, Kan. • Marcus Foster scored 20 points, including two free throws in the closing seconds of overtime, and Kansas State held on to beat No. 7 Kansas 85-82 on Monday night.
Will Spradling added 15 points for the Wildcats (17-7, 7-4 Big 12), who blew a nine-point lead with less than 2 minutes left in regulation, only to survive for just their third win over the Jayhawks (18-6, 9-2) in 26 games played at Bramlage Coliseum.
Hundreds of students flooded the court when the final buzzer sounded to celebrate the end of a six-game skid against Kansas.
Perry Ellis scored 19 points for Kansas, and Andrew Wiggins scored 16, including a putback with 6.9 seconds left to force OT.
Syracuse is a unanimous No. 1 in The Associated Press college basketball poll for the second straight week while SMU moved into the Top 25 for the first time since 1985.
The Orange (23-0) received all 65 first-place votes from the national media panel Monday.
SMU, which beat then-No. 7 Cincinnati last week, moved in at No. 23.
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