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VIDEOS: Final minutes of K-State win packed with highlights

Sneed and Mawien were clutch down the stretch.

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You might not expect a lot of highlight reel plays in a game with more turnovers than baskets and a winning score of 50, but the Kansas State Wildcats turned in a few highlights Sunday in their 50-43 victory over the UMBC Retrievers — most of them in the final five minutes and change.

With just over five minutes left, sophomore Xavier Sneed snatched the ball away from Arkel Lamar and took it all the way for a fierce two-handed dunk.

Two minutes later, Sneed anticipated Barry Brown Jr.’s missed jumper and came flying in for another dunk, this time on the offensive rebound.

With two minutes left in the game, both teams contributed highlights on the same play. The Retrievers made two impressive saves to prevent a backcourt violation, but K-State played good defense and sophomore Makol Mawien swatted away a layup attempt by Jairus Lyles.

Then in the final minute, leading by five, Sneed threw an outlet pass to junior Kamau Stokes, and Stokes pushed it ahead to Mawien, who hustled down the court for a wide-open dunk to effectively seal the Wildcat victory.

On Monday morning, the official NCAA March Madness Twitter account had some fun with Sneed’s putback dunk.