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K-State Sports - Triangulate

  • Triangulate | June 11, 2013

    The Lakers- Pacers- Final of 2000: A Lifetime memory

    It was early June 2000 and I was following the Los Angeles Laker-Indiana Pacer series leading up to the NBA championship game.  LA needed one more win in a best of seven format to be crowned NBA champs- and- the showdown was set for game

  • Triangulate | June 06, 2013

    Perk Reitemeier- Captain of the 1951 Final 4—Team makes K-State’s All Century Baseball Team

    Look Magazine featured Perk Reitemeier and members of his Lafayette Indiana high school basketball team in a 1947 issue.  Reitemeier, a six foot guard- was an all around star and was also listed as a pitcher and 3rd baseman.  A business owner affiliated with

  • Triangulate | May 24, 2013

    Phil Jackson ‘the Zen’ Master gives Tex High Praise on the Charlie Rose Show

    Former head basketball coach of the Chicago Bulls and LA Lakers- Phil Jackson appeared on the PBS Charlie Rose T.V. show last night and gave high praise to Tex Winter for Jackson’s success in winning “Eleven Rings” which is the title of his

  • Triangulate | May 22, 2013

    Reconnecting with Wilson Scott Jr. After 45 years…

    During a trip to Savannah Georgia earlier this month, I made a surprise phone call to Wilson Scott Jr.  Scott played on my 1968 Kansas State freshmen basketball team –but it had been more than 45 years since we last talked. Scott was speechless for a

  • Triangulate | May 01, 2013

    Hayden Abbott- Kansas State Basketball’s “Renaissance Man”

    Hayden Abbott graduated from Olathe, Ks- High School in 1954 and was prepared to give up his dream of playing college basketball and join the Air Force as his backup plan.  Abbott was told by two renowned orthopedic surgeons that he would never play basketball

  • Triangulate | April 18, 2013

    A Memorial Tribute to Dick Stone


    Dick Stone, a native of Winfield, Ks, and team captain, of Kansas State’s 1956 Big 7 championship basketball team died from injuries resulting from a tragic auto accident-while seated in a parked car in Panama City Beach Florida on March 21, 2013.  Dick’s memorial service was

  • Triangulate | April 01, 2013

    Our Final Tribute to “Bebe” Lee - Kansas State’s visionary former Athletic Director

    I received a report this morning from Bebe Lee’s daughter Vicki that he died last night March 31st,  peacefully at a hospice facility in Southport, NC.  Vicki said she had spent two hours with him earlier in the evening and had “no

  • Triangulate | March 28, 2013

    Roy “Peewee” DeWitz- the pride of Barrington, Illinois- grows to All American status at Kansas State


    It was March 14, 1958- and Kansas State was leading Cincinnati 74-73 in the NCAA Midwest regional finals in Lawrence Kansas. Cincinnati’s All American- Oscar Robertson was awarded two free throws with one second remaining on the clock.  K-State’s head coach- Tex Winter

  • Triangulate | March 26, 2013

    1958: A photo of the K-State basketball team, gathered around

    Kansas State Team Huddle- March 14, 1958 Allen Field house. Cincinnati vs. Kansas State in Midwest Regional first round game. Kansas State won 83-80 in overtime. Roy Dewitz scored Kansas States last 15 points including 9 points in overtime. Photo taken for Sports Illustrated by Rich Clarkson and provided

  • Triangulate | March 05, 2013

    Coach Weber’s Record Breaking Coaching Win in Waco


    Kansas State’s veteran senior wing man-Rodney McGruder put the dagger in the Baylor Bears last Saturday in Waco with a three point swisher (nothing but net) with one second remaining on the clock to beat Baylor 64-61- giving Coach Bruce Weber his 24th

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