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  • Men's Basketball | March 18, 2013

    Cats earn No. 4 seed, will play in KC

    No 44.phatch

    Things went pretty well for Kansas State the last time the Wildcats opened the NCAA Championship in Kansas City. It was 1964 and Lyndon Johnson was president, the first-ever Mustang was rolled off the assembly line, the Beatles made their U.S. television debut on the

  • Men's Basketball | March 18, 2013

    K-State preparing for every scenario

    It’s only Monday, but time is already ticking on the Kansas State coaching staff as it prepares to open the NCAA Championship on Friday in Kansas City. The fourth-seeded Wildcats won’t even know what team they’re playing until late Wednesday night, as

  • Men's Basketball | March 17, 2013

    Jayhawks too much for Cats again

    Rod walks out.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The last seven times Kansas State and Kansas met in the Big 12 tournament, the Jayhawks came out on top. Saturday was no different, as No. 7 KU defeated No. 11 K-State 70-54 in the Big 12 Championship final at the Sprint Center, marking the third

  • Baseball | March 17, 2013

    Wildcats win 4-3 to take series

    Ksubb6.phatch

    The Kansas State baseball team rebounded after a poor showing in its Big 12 series opener with West Virginia Friday night and pitched its way to a 4-3 win over the Mountaineers Saturday afternoon in Tointon Family Stadium. The Wildcats (12-7, 2-1 Big 12) lost the first

  • Men's Basketball | March 17, 2013

    Cats see similarities in 2009-10 run

    Jo.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. —  Saturday night had a familiar feel to it, and there’s a reason for that. The last time Kansas State met Kansas in the Big 12 Championship final was in the 2009-10 season, the freshman year for Wildcat seniors Rodney McGruder, Martavious

  • Men's Basketball | March 17, 2013

    Cats’ defense leads charge against Pokes

    Ksu22.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas State could just sense Oklahoma State’s fatigue on the court Friday, so the Wildcats took advantage. One day after the Cowboys played a nail-biter with Baylor, K-State pushed the ball in transition for a season-high 16 fastbreak points, and clamped down

  • Men's Basketball | March 17, 2013

    Henriquez comes through in K-State win

    Ksu21 block.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jordan Henriquez needed this game. The Kansas State senior also needed an injection to play this game. Henriquez, who had been slowed by a bad back in recent weeks, broke out Friday night in the Wildcats’ 68-57 victory over Oklahoma State at

  • Men's Basketball | March 17, 2013

    Bracket experts say Cats a 4 seed

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Despite the result of Saturday’s game, many bracket experts still have Kansas State where they did prior to the Big 12 Championship, as a No. 4 seed in the NCAA tournament. ESPN’s Joe Lunardi and Sports Illustrated’s Andy Glockner have the

  • Men's Basketball | March 15, 2013

    Cats top Cowboys, will play KU for title Saturday

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The matchup is set. Kansas State got past Oklahoma State 68-57 Friday night behind 23 points from Rodney McGruder in the Big 12 Championship semifinal at the Sprint Center. With the win, the Wildcats (27-6) advanced to play the rival Kansas Jayhawks on Saturday

  • Men's Basketball | March 15, 2013

    McGruder pushes Cats past Texas, 66-49

    Rodney.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Rodney McGruder didn’t have to make a splash on Thursday, not this time at least. The Kansas State senior turned in a steady 24-point, seven-rebound performance as the 11th-ranked Wildcats defeated Texas 66-49 in the Big 12 Championship quarterfinals at the Sprint


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