Somehow, with Rodney McGruder on an off-night, No. 18 Kansas State still found a way to win against Texas. And convincingly too. The Wildcats (16-4, 5-2 Big 12) slammed the Longhorns 83-57 on Wednesday at Bramlage Coliseum. McGruder, the Wildcats’ leading scorer, played just 15 minutes — two in
Kansas State forward Thomas Gipson played with a heavy heart Wednesday night in his team’s 83-57 win against Texas in Bramlage Coliseum. It was his stepsister’s birthday. She died last April in a car accident. “She was my motivation today, “ said Gipson, who
Will Spradling probably wants to forget last Tuesday’s game against Kansas. After scoring 15 points to help Kansas State beat Oklahoma on Jan. 19, Spradling wanted more than anything to play a key role in the Wildcats’ game against the Jayhawks. But after missing his first
More often than not, when Kansas State hosts Texas during basketball season, it’s a big-time game. This isn’t your average Longhorns team. Texas (9-10, 1-5 Big 12) starts three freshmen and two sophomores, and has played the season without it’s best returning player,
AMES, Iowa — Whenever Kansas State made a run, Iowa State was there to push back. The 11th-ranked Wildcats lost their second straight game on Saturday, falling to Iowa State 73-67 at Hilton Coliseum in a game that featured some maddening moments for K-State. With K-State
AMES, Iowa — Iowa State entered Saturday’s contest against Kansas State with the No. 11 scoring offense in the country, so defensive stops come at a premium when you play the Cyclones. The problem for K-State was it failed to finish off potential stops with rebounds.
Bruce Weber gave his team the day off on Wednesday. One day after the Kansas State men’s basketball team took a tough loss to Kansas at home, the Wildcats’ coach wanted his team to have a day to rest if it wanted it. But
Meet Shane Southwell. Sure, the junior played in 32 games a year ago, even starting twice. But it wasn’t until this season under first-year Kansas State head coach Bruce Weber that Southwell’s true potential has started to shine through. During his first two years
Kansas didn’t need both of its stars on the floor to do damage Tuesday night. With Jeff Withey on the bench in foul trouble, the Jayhawks’ freshman Ben McLemore helped third-ranked KU avert a Kansas State comeback attempt to win 59-55 at Bramlage Coliseum.
Rodney McGruder was last week’s Big 12 Player of the Week. Unfortunately for 11th-ranked Kansas State, he seemed quite average on Tuesday night against rival Kansas. McGruder had been on a tear through the first four Big 12 games this season, averaging a league-best 21.5 points per