Thomas Gipson was unsettled with his last game. The K-State junior forward, and the team’s vocal leader, battled early foul trouble against Oklahoma and finished with just four points and six rebounds. (Kansas State’s Shane Southwell shoots over West Virignia’s Brandon Watkins
They featured a starting lineup of small town kids that played some of their best basketball on the biggest stage. It’s been 50 years, and Kansas State’s still trying to get back to where the 1963-64 team last took it. That team was the
If Nino Williams stepped up to the free-throw line late in a game last season, Kansas State fans might have joined in a collective cringe. But just one season later, Williams is a guy that K-State head coach Bruce Weber is more than happy to
Oh what a game. A marvelous effort that not only produced a victory on the basketball court but also very well may have saved Kansas State’s status as a major university in the state and nation. In 1964! Hyperbole? No sir. No way. The 50-year
Down by six with less than 6 minutes to play, Kansas State could have crumbled. Instead, the Wildcats thrived, finishing the game on a 16-4 scoring run to beat No. 25 Oklahoma, 72-66 on Tuesday in Bramlage Coliseum. (Kansas State freshman Wesley Iwundu shoots one of his
When Oklahoma took a six-point lead with less than six minutes to play on Tuesday, it felt like Kansas State was slowly dying. The Wildcats had scored just one field goal in that last 11 minutes of the game and the Sooners were in the midst
Leaning on an outstanding night from the perimeter, the Kansas State men’s basketball team upset No. 25 Oklahoma, 72-66, on Tuesday in Bramlage Coliseum. The Wildcats (13-4, 3-1 Big 12) made 11 of 21 shots from 3-point range, led by Marcus Foster who scored 18 points and made four 3
The Kansas State and Wichita State basketball teams might not have anything on the future schedule now, but don’t rule out something down the line. Wichita State — ranked fifth in both polls — has been the state’s hottest team the last two seasons.
Saturday was a very different day for both Kansas State and Oklahoma. The Sooners grinded out an 87-82 win over unbeaten Iowa State at home, before the Wildcats’ 10-game winning streak skidded to a halt with an 86-60 loss at Kansas. ( Oklahoma guard Cameron Clark
If Saturday felt like a reason to give up, then stop. You’re doing it wrong. This was a team that was built from recruiting trips last season, for the most part, teamed with a few guys with starting experience and long-time role players. (Kansas
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