Marcus Foster wasn’t sharp, Nino Williams got hurt early, Kansas State couldn’t make free throws and West Virginia’s defensive pressure was relentless. The 17th-ranked Mountaineers played 40 minutes of full-court pressure defense and forced the Wildcats into 25 turnovers on the way to a 65
Kansas State freshman Malek Harris said earlier this season he’d always been aware of Nino Williams’ on-again, off-again knee problems. But going into Tuesday night’s game against No. 17 West Virginia, Williams had been on fire — scoring a combined 60 points in the last three
Back in November, Kansas State needed every bit of Nino Williams’ 14-point, 12-rebound performance to hang on and beat Bradley. It was the third game of a stretch of six straight that saw Williams score in double figures — the longest of his career — as he
It’s been a long time since the Kansas State basketball team didn’t have to grind out to the finish of a game. But on Saturday, the Wildcats’ fortunes finally changed. With a strong defensive performance and three players in double figures, K-State beat
After the applause died down and Tex Winter turned around to see the limestone marker emblazoned with his name, there was a smile and a sound of surprise that escaped the former Kansas State coach. On Saturday, K-State held a short ceremony to dedicate the
Junior guard Justin Edwards said Saturday he’s learned to simply relax and let the game come to him. The transfer from Maine, who sat out last season, has probably been knocking some rust off, too. Edwards was zen in the second half Saturday afternoon
By now, January 3 probably feels like a long time ago. That was the day Kansas State opened the Big 12 schedule with a crushing, 61-47 loss at Oklahoma State, the Wildcats’ third straight defeat. Marcus Foster hardly played that day, and when he did, he gave
Kansas State will celebrate the accomplishments of legendary coach Fred “Tex” Winter on Saturday with the dedication of the drive leading to the Wildcats’ Basketball Training Facility in his name. Winter will join another K-State coaching legend, Jack Hartman, with having a drive at the
AMES, Iowa — With less than four minutes to play and the game tied at 69, Kansas State’s Marcus Foster got a long rebound and ran up the court, dishing it to Jevon Thomas for what looked like an easy layup. But Iowa State’s Abdel
AMES, Iowa — For just the fourth time this season, Kansas State seniors Thomas Gipson and Nino Williams scored in double figures on the same night. Gipson and Williams combined for their highest total on Tuesday, adding 37 points in the Wildcats’77-71 loss at Iowa State.
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