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How Cartier Diarra pulled off K-State’s Assist of the Year in 70-63 win at Baylor

Cartier Diarra already owns Kansas State’s Dunk of the Year.

Now he also has the team’s Assist of the Year.

Diarra, a sophomore guard, pulled off one of the most impressive passes you will see in college basketball this season during the Wildcats’ 70-63 victory over the Baylor Bears on Saturday at Ferrell Center.

It was unexpected, it was athletic and it led to an uncontested dunk.

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Here’s how it happened: After swiping the ball away from Baylor’s Mark Vital under the K-State goal, Diarra jumped out of bounds behind the baseline and looked for a teammate.