A third-quarter rally by the Kansas State women's basketball team pulled it within four points heading into the final period against Iowa State on Wednesday.
The outrageous scrum at the end of the basketball game Tuesday night in Lawrence is easily the worst episode in the rivalry between K-State and KU during my lifetime. Nothing else comes close.
LAWRENCE — How one chooses to dole out blame for the unfortunate, unsightly end of Tuesday’s Sunflower Showdown is complicated.
LAWRENCE — Weeks and months and years will pass and the first 2,394 seconds of Kansas State’s 81-60 loss to No. 3 Kansas Tuesday night will largely go unremembered.
Manhattan Mercury sports editor Ryan Black, reporter Greg Woods and photographer Nick Oatley discuss the Kansas State's men's basketball team's 81-60 loss to No. 3 Kansas, which ended in a brawl.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Confetti and streamers showered the podium early Sunday evening onto Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid as he accepted the AFC Championship game trophy amid thundering applause at Arrowhead Stadium.
Bruce Weber glanced down at the final statistics from Saturday’s 84-68 upset of No. 12 West Virginia. Weber, in his eighth year at the helm of Kansas State’s men’s basketball program, zeroed in on one stat specifically: minutes. He ticked off the numbers — 38 minutes for junior guard Cartier…
If there is a way to lose critical turnovers, hoist contested shots that clang off the iron, open the door for the opponent to make up a 24-point deficit and walk away having helped your team win a close game, then Cartier Diarra has found it.
Sean Snyder didn’t serve as an on-field assistant coach last season. Now, the son of legendary former Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder reportedly is a candidate for positions at two schools. The schools — former Big 12 rival Nebraska and current league foe Texas — have connections to K-St…
Kansas State men’s basketball already is mired in its worst start in Big 12 play in more than a decade. Things don’t get any easier for the Wildcats (7-9, 0-4 Big 12) in their next two games.
Oklahoma State guard Vivian Gray caught a pass on the perimeter and immediately fed forward Natasha Mack underneath. Mack turned and flipped it in. Easy two points against Kansas State in the third quarter.
Mike McGuirl had started each of the first 15 games of the season for Kansas State. But he didn’t even take the floor in Tuesday’s 77-63 loss to No. 23 Texas Tech. And head coach Bruce Weber isn’t sure when McGuirl will play again.
Now that time has passed following her team’s road win over Texas Tech on Saturday, Kansas State guard Angela Harris has had an opportunity to reflect on the victory — and how the Wildcats responded to the runs the Lady Raiders reeled off.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — As Laird Veatch sits down in a restaurant booth on the bottom floor of the Peabody Hotel, he points out the last 36 hours had been a whirlwind.
K-State forwards Peyton Williams and Ayoka Lee both eclipsed the 20-point mark Saturday afternoon, helping the Wildcats hold off Texas Tech for a 76-72 road win in Lubbock, Texas.
Kansas State’s men’s basketball team arrived later than it would have liked in Austin, Texas, on Saturday. Then its offense took too long to get going in the second half.
HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. — It all happened at once. A few moments earlier, Roland Massimino rolled in a birdie putt that got him to 3-under and secured him a tie for eighth at the PGA Tour Latinoamerica’s Qualifying Tournament at Mission Inn Resort and Club. That putt was enough to give him …
The Kansas State men’s basketball team finds itself in the same position as last season through two games in the Big 12: 0-2 and sitting at the bottom of the conference standings.
Consider the way Kansas State has started its Big 12 slate, with two losses in situations that felt far too similar to each other, and it would make sense if anybody around the team admitted to getting down on themselves.
As has become commonplace after games this season, Kansas State head coach Bruce Weber used his postgame press conference Saturday to call out some of his upperclassmen. Four players specifically were the target of Weber’s critique: senior forward Makol Mawien, junior guards Cartier Diarra a…
NORMAN, Okla. — To pinpoint when the fortunes changed in Saturday’s Big 12 opener between Kansas State and Oklahoma, zero in on the 8:37 mark of the second half.
NORMAN, Okla. — As Xavier Sneed held the pose on his follow through Saturday, the ball continued sailing toward the basket. Moments later, it found the bottom of the bucket. Three points for Kansas State.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — More than a month removed from its regular-season finale, and 15 bowl practices in the books, Kansas State opened Tuesday’s Liberty Bowl by dropping back to pass. Skylar Thompson hit tight end Nick Lenners in the hands.
Editor's note: This is the third of three columns from Mercury sports editor/Kansas State beat writer Ryan Black looking back on the Wildcats' first season under new head coach Chris Klieman. The first two columns ran earlier this month.