A lackluster 89-55 victory over Alcorn State seems like as good a time as any to discuss freshman walk-on Alex Potuzak. So here goes.
Potuzak was sent into the game for two minutes of mop-up duty Monday night, and the 6-foot-11 forward found himself banking in a shot for the first basket of his collegiate career.
The Kansas State fans remaining at Bramlage Coliseum went crazy, and Potuzak (or Sticks, as his teammates call him) became a hot topic in the postgame interview room.
“If there was a Big 12 All-walk-on team,” said Jamar Samuels, “Sticks would be first team.”
“Sticks word hard, man,” added Jacob Pullen. “Sticks is a beast. If people could watch us practice, they’d see how hard Sticks is. He’s the first person on the floor for loose balls. (more…)