For the second straight game Kansas State coach Bruce Weber put his reserves in for the final moments. But this time it was for all the wrong reasons. Weber waved the white flag in the final minute on Tuesday in the Wildcats’ 70-55 loss to
A month after the 2014-15 season, it was hard to tell what the Kansas State men’s basketball team would have at point guard this year. But by the time the Wildcats played North Carolina on Nov. 24, freshman Kamau Stokes solidified himself as the top
Kansas State coach Bruce Weber often talks about reaching a magic level. On Saturday the Wildcats did just that, putting together one of their best performances of the season in an 89-73 win over Oklahoma State at Bramlage Coliseum. Shots started falling early on for
Kansas State’s loss to Baylor on Wednesday was just part of an unfortunate trend for the Wildcats this season. Of K-State’s seven losses, six have been by 10 or fewer points, and the Wildcats led in the final five minutes in four of their
WACO, Texas — Kansas State had No. 13 Baylor on the ropes Wednesday night, but again, the Wildcats were unable to hang on for the win. K-State led by four points on the road with 4:22 to play, but the Bears charged back and forced overtime before winning
By now, the Kansas State men’s basketball must be sick of seeing zone defenses. Every time the Wildcats start to have a little success on offense, their opponents make the switch to a variety of zones and challenge K-State to beat what they’ve
Kansas State used an 8-0 run in the second half to pull within eight points of No. 17 Iowa State on Saturday. But the Cyclones punched right back with a 7-0 run, and the Wildcats came no closer than seven points the rest of the way
It all happened in a flash. Trailing 69-68 last season at home against Iowa State, Kansas State forward Wesley Iwundu tipped away an inbound pass and streamed toward the basket, finishing with a two-handed dunk that put the Wildcats on top with 18 seconds to play.
Even after leading 16 at halftime, Kansas State let Texas Tech climb right back into it on Tuesday. But with an 11-0 run late in the second half, the Wildcats thwarted the comeback attempt and captured their first Big 12 win by beating the Red Raiders, 83-70,
With three Big 12 losses and a record already creeping back toward .500, a week at home might do the Kansas State men’s basketball team some good. Not that things will get any easier for the Wildcats, but home games against Texas Tech tonight at 7 and
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