Jeff Withey finished one block shy of a triple-double, helping the Kansas men's basketball team to a 59-53 victory over Kansas State on Monday night in Manhattan.
Withey posted 18 points, 11 rebounds and nine blocks.
Tyshawn Taylor added 20 points, five rebounds and five assists to go with three turnovers.
KSU cut the lead to 55-51 with 1:15 to go, but the Wildcats came away empty on three straight possessions.
Thomas Robinson added 10 points, nine rebounds and two assists to go with five turnovers.
Jamar Samuels led KSU with 20 points and 12 rebounds. He also went 4-for-6 from three after entering the game just 8-for-35 from the three-point line.
KU (21-5) will play host to Texas Tech at 8 p.m. Saturday.