A couple thoughts on two recent events: —With the firing of Bo Pelini as the football coach at Nebraska, I can’t help but think of Frank Martin and Bill Snyder. Martin, because the parallels tell you something. And Snyder, because, well, it just reminds
Sophomore guard Marcus Foster has been named to the 50-player Watch List for the Naismith Trophy presented by AT&T, which annually recognizes the top men’s Player of the Year. The award has been given out annually since 1969 by the Atlanta Tipoff Club.
The University of Nebraska has hired Mike Riley as its new head football coach, Athletic Director Shawn Eichorst announced Thursday. Riley comes to Nebraska after 14 seasons as the head coach at Oregon State, spanning two different tenures in Corvallis. Riley has led OSU to 93 wins
Sometimes the biggest contributions come from the unusual suspects. Nino Williams scored 19 points and Jevon Thomas added 12 points and seven assists, as Kansas State used a big second-half run to beat Nebraska-Omaha, 84-66, on Tuesday in Bramlage Coliseum. Williams first came up big for the
Everything must go. Moving trucks packed the Vanier Football Complex Tuesday afternoon, coach Bill Snyder’s office now sits empty, wood crates filled the lobby and just about everything is gone from the walls that have been home to the Kansas State football program since 1972.
After a slow start, the Kansas State men’s basketball team used a late run in the first half and a big run in the second to beat Nebraska-Omaha, 84-66, on Tuesday in Bramlage Coliseum. The Wildcats got off to a slow start, allowing the
Kansas State will make an attempt to recoup some of the money the school paid a third-party tournament organizer for the women’s basketball team to play in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, last week. The plan was for the Wildcats to play UTEP, Santa Clara and
Kylee Zumach became the first player in Kansas State volleyball history to be named Big 12 Freshman of the Year on Monday. The outside hitter was also among three Wildcats selected to the All-Big 12 team. Zumach and redshirt-sophomore Katie Brand were named to the All-Big 12 First
A year ago, the Kansas State men’s basketball team was in a similar place. The Wildcats went into December with a 3-3 record and didn’t lose a game until mid-January as part of a 10-game winning streak. But even though there are similarities,
Kansas State and Kansas met for the 104th consecutive time last Saturday at Bill Snyder Family Stadium — the Wildcats winning easy, 51-13. This is the sixth-longest active streak in NCAA history, and it stretches back to the pre-modern era of football — a time of leather
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