(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) Gus Malzahn squeezed into his postgame news conference, gripping both sides of the podium and exhaling deeply.
Fifth-ranked Auburn had just eked out a 20-14 victory over No. 20 Kansas State, and Malzahn was asked whether it was the kind of nip-and-tuck nonconference game that he likes to play.
"After they're over and you win, yeah," the Tigers' coach said. "You do."