Before he left the podium at the Sprint Center during Big 12 basketball Media Day today, Kansas State basketball coach Frank Martin shared a humorous exchange with Baylor coach Scott Drew.
Martin grabbed the nearest microphone, shoved it in Drew’s face and asked him the question he had been asked close to 100 times throughout the morning.
“So coach,” Martin said. “How are you going to handle your team’s expectations?”
Drew smiled and responded with a joke of his own.
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“You’re getting that question more than me,” he said. “I’m going with whatever answer you’re using.”
Indeed, more than any other coach Martin was asked about his team’s expectations. The Wildcats are picked to win the Big 12 Conference this season, debuted at No. 3 in the USA Today preseason poll and senior guard Jacob Pullen is the league’s preseason player of the year. (more…)