Jay Bilas, one of the best college basketball analysts in the business, will soon be in Manhattan to preview Saturday’s must-see game between No. 11 Kansas State and No. 2 Kansas for ESPN’s “College Gameday.”
It is an event both he and K-State fans are looking forward to.
In anticipation of his arrival, he took some time Thursday evening to talk about what he sees in the Wildcats and Jayhawks, why he likes the Big 12 and college basketball in general.
Have you ever been to Manhattan before?
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No I haven’t. I’ve been out to Kansas a bunch of times, but never Manhattan. I’m really excited about it.
Have you caught K-State on TV much this season?
Oh yea, I’ve seen ‘em play 1,000 times.
Well what has impressed you about the Wildcats?
I really like the way they play so hard. Early in the season I think I wrote that Kansas State plays harder than any team in the nation. They are a very together team. I was really impressed at how hard they went after it. (more…)