MANHATTAN — Keyontae Johnson wasn’t going to let the fact that he was facing his former team in the Big 12/SEC Challenge on Saturday keep him from playing his game.
Johnson and the No. 5 Kansas State men’s basketball team (18-3; 7-2) cruised by Florida at home with a 64-50 final. The senior guard accounted for 13 points and 11 rebounds and the Wildcats took care of the Gators in a game in which they never trailed.
“Today was amazing. It was a special day seeing old teammates. And fun to be out there playing against them,” said Johnson. “I felt like it was a great experience and glad the Big 12 and SEC have their games going on and we played Florida. I just really appreciate it.”