CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Tiana Mangakahia scored 18 points with six assists and four steals and No. 14 Syracuse rallied in the fourth quarter to beat Kansas State 70-61 on Thursday at the Cancun Challenge.
Digna Strautmane added 13 points and Emily Engstler had 10 points, seven rebounds and four steals for the Orange (4-1), who won their straight after shooting 52 percent.
Mangakahia scored seven points and Miranda Drummond scored her only points with two 3-pointers in a 20-2 run as the Orange went 8 of 9 from the field to take a 68-54 lead, outscoring the Wildcats 24-13 in the period.
Syracuse led by nine at halftime but the Wildcats (3-1) outscored the Orange 17-6 in the third quarter.