COL BKB: La Salle 63, Kansas State 61

KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 22 (UPI) -- Jerrell Wright scored 21 points and La Salle ousted fourth-seeded Kansas State 63-61 in the NCAA Tournament, despite giving up a huge halftime lead.

COL BKB: Kansas State 79, TCU 68

MANHATTAN, Kan., March 5 (UPI) -- Angel Rodriguez went 8-of-13 from the field on his way to 21 points Tuesday, propelling No. 10 Kansas State over Texas Christian 79-68.

COL BKB: Kansas State 64, Baylor 61

WACO, Texas, March 2 (UPI) -- Rodney McGruder drained a game-winning 3-pointer just before the final buzzer Saturday, hoisting 13th-ranked Kansas State to a 64-61 win over Baylor.

COL BKB: Kansas State 75, Texas Tech 55

MANHATTAN, Kan., Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Kansas State's Thomas Gipson scored 20 points Monday and the 13th-ranked Wildcats stayed atop the Big 12 Conference standings with a 75-55 win over Texas Tech.

COL BKB: Kansas State 81, Texas 69

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Rodney McGruder scored 20 points and Angel Rodriguez added 16 Saturday, powering No. 13 Kansas State to an 81-69 victory over Texas.

COL BKB: Kansas State 71, West Virginia 61

MANHATTAN, Kan., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Will Spradling put in 19 points Monday and No. 13 Kansas State bested West Virginia 71-61 in Mountaineers Coach Bob Huggins' return to Bramlage Arena.

COL BKB: Kansas State 81, Baylor 61

MANHATTAN, Kan., Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Angel Rodriguez scored 22 points and Shane Southwell drained six 3-pointers for No. 11 Kansas State Saturday in its 81-61 win over Baylor.

COL BKB: Kansas 83, Kansas State 62

LAWRENCE, Kan., Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Ben McLemore fired in six 3-pointers en route to 30 points Monday and 13th-ranked Kansas snapped a three-game skid with an 83-62 win over Kansas State.

COL BKB: Kansas State 79, Iowa State 70

MANHATTAN, Kan., Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Rodney McGruder's all-around game of 22 points, five rebounds and four steals Saturday powered 15th-ranked Kansas State's 79-70 victory over Iowa State.

COL BKB: Kansas State 68, Texas Tech 59

LUBBOCK, Texas, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Rodney McGruder and Angel Rodriguez teamed up for 31 points Tuesday, propelling No. 15 Kansas State to a 68-59 defeat of Texas Tech.

COL BKB: Kansas State 52, Oklahoma 50

NORMAN, Okla., Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Angel Rodriguez sank two go-ahead free throws with 5 seconds left Saturday, providing the difference in No. 21 Kansas State's 52-50 win over Oklahoma.

COL BKB: Kansas State 83, Texas 57

MANHATTAN, Kan., Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Thomas Gipson sparked Kansas State to a quick start Wednesday and the No. 21 Wildcats crushed Texas 83-57.

COL BKB: Kansas 59, Kansas State 55

MANHATTAN, Kan., Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Travis Releford and Jeff Withey combined for 23 points Tuesday, boosting No. 2 Kansas to a 59-55 victory over 13th-ranked rival Kansas State.

COL BKB: Kansas State 69, Oklahoma 60

MANHATTAN, Kan., Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Rodney McGruder pumped in 20 points Saturday and 18th-ranked Kansas State reeled off its eighth straight win, a 69-60 victory over Oklahoma.

COL BKB: Gonzaga 68, Kansas State 52

SEATTLE, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Kelly Olynyk scored 20 points Saturday and 14th-ranked Gonzaga broke open a tight game with a big second half in its 68-52 win over Kansas State.

Spanish shoppers learning thrift

MADRID, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Thrift has become the new way of doing things in Spain, where the economy is going through a second recession in two years, a retail observer said.

Southern Miss punishes pep band members

HATTIESBURG, Miss., March 20 (UPI) -- Five University of Southern Mississippi students have been expelled from the pep band for a racial slur aimed at a rival player, officials said Tuesday.

COL BKB: Kansas State 82, Howard 46

MANHATTAN, Kan., Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Rodney McGruder connected on 4-of-4 shots from long range en route to 14 points Saturday in 25th-ranked Kansas State's 82-46 rout of Howard.

Drug may shrink breast cancers

HOUSTON, April 21 (UPI) -- A drug that targets cell surface receptors may shrink breast cancer tumors in six weeks, a U.S. scientist reports.

Seven charged with Medicare HIV fraud

MIAMI, April 2 (UPI) -- A doctor and six Miami-area residents were indicted Wednesday in an alleged Medicare fraud scheme involving HIV clinics, the U.S. Justice Department said.

U.S. deports suspected killer to Mexico

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico, March 17 (UPI) -- The United States deported a Mexican suspected of killing a woman in Ciudad Juarez, El Universal reported Thursday.

Costa Rica: Ex-leader under house arrest

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, March 15 (UPI) -- Former Costa Rican President Miguel Angel Rodriguez has been released from jail, but remains under house arrest, Al Dia reported Tuesday.

Canada supports Mexico's OAS candidate

MEXICO CITY, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- The Canadian Foreign Minister endorsed the Mexican Foreign Secretary's Organization of American States bid, El Universal reported Tuesday.

Fox denied support for OAS bid

MEXICO CITY, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Mexican President Vicente Fox was unable to convince Central American nations Wednesday to back his candidate to head the Organization of American States.

Ex-OAS president arrested

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- The former head of the Organization of American States was arrested Friday in Costa Rica on corruption charges.
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