Trevone Boykin passed for 114 yards and one touchdown in the first half, with the Frogs totaling 209 yards of offense.
Kansas State recorded 266 total yards of offense in the half. Quarterback Joe Hubener passed for 109 yards and took the ball into the end zone himself three times.
The Frogs got off to a quick start, with senior running back Aaron Green taking it 86 yards for a rushing touchdown on the first down of the game.
Kansas State responded on the ensuing drive, however, with Hubener taking it for a 2-yard rushing touchdown on the ensuing drive.
The Frogs would regain the lead 14-7 later on in the quarter, when Boykin found senior wide receiver Josh Doctson for a 38 yard passing touchdown.
The Wildcats would tie it up again early in the second quarter, with Hubener taking it himself again for a short rushing touchdown.
The Frogs would go up 17-14 when kicker Jaden Oberkrom executed a 50 yard field goal, but the lead was short-lived. The Wildcats jumped out to a 21-17 lead when running back Charles Jones took the ball 28 yards for a rushing touchdown.
A Trevone Boykin interception on the first play of the ensuing drive led to another K-State touchdown, with Jones taking it again for 7 yards to give the Wildcats a 28-17 lead. Hubener would then run it in from the goal line for his third rushing touchdown of the game with only eight seconds left in the half to go up 35-17.
Penalties plagued the Frogs in the first half. TCU committed nine penalties for 69 yards. Two pass interference calls on third down led to K-State touchdowns.
The Wildcats also dominated the running game, out-rushing the Frogs 165 yards to 95 yards.