On Saturday, Preston Bundy received a prosthesis that could give him the left hand grip he was born without.
The Wildcats played even with the Longhorns (15-8, 4-6) for the first eight minutes of the first half, but then went lifeless for the next eight minutes.
The Indians managed to win against the Chargers, 55-48, but did so after hitting only 12 of 22 free throws, including an 8-of-17 performance in the fourth quarter.
The Indians had to overcome a slow start that saw Manhattan (11-3, 5-2 Centennial) lead 21-12 at halftime but double its scoring total in the third quarter.
The Wildcats, who trailed by three at halftime, closed out the game by making 9 of 13 from the free-throw line, while the Longhorns (15-6, 4-6 Big 12) went cold from the field.
Kansas State’s recent history at Kansas has read like the instructions on a bottle of shampoo. Lather, rinse, repeat.
The 17th-ranked Mountaineers played 40 minutes of full-court pressure defense and forced the Wildcats into 25 turnovers on the way to a 65-59 win.
With a strong defensive performance and three players in double figures, K-State beat Oklahoma State, 63-53, at Bramlage Coliseum.
The debate team won its third state championship in four years this last weekend, taking home the first-place trophy in four-speaker debate.
Obama described himself as a “Kansas guy,” referring to his mother’s and grandparents’ Kansas heritage.
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