The No. 13 West Virginia Mountaineers have gotten off to a slow start in their highly anticipated matchup against the No. 4 Kansas State Wildcats, trailing 10-0 after the first quarter in Morgantown.
Kansas State dominated possession in the quarter, holding the ball for 9 minutes, 33 seconds and rolling up 138 yards of offense. Wildcats quarterback Collin Klein started 7-of-8 for 118 yards and a touchdown.
Kansas State opened the scoring with a 33-yard field goal by Anthony Cantele. The field goal capped off a seven-play, 41-yard drive.
After West Virginia managed only one first down on its opening possession, Kansas State took the ball and drove 92 yards for a touchdown. Klein's 10-yard pass to Tyler Lockett finished off the nine-play drive that spanned 5:25.
West Virginia has managed just 16 yards and two first downs on offense in the quarter. Star quarterback Geno Smith completed 2 of 3 passes for 12 yards.