Kansas State will play Kentucky in the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 on Thursday night at Philips Arena in Atlanta. Here are five things to know about John Calipari’s Wildcats as both teams prepare for the second weekend of the NCAA Tournament.
The Kansas State basketball team has a calling card. The Wildcats win NCAA Tournament games with defense. Of all the wild and exciting developments to come out of their two victories at Spectrum Center this week, that is the most notable.
The Kansas State Wildcats defeated the 16th-seeded UMBC Retrievers in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday and advanced to the Sweet 16, where K-State will face Kentucky on Thursday in the South Regional semifinals.
When the No. 9 seed Kansas State Wildcats take the floor against the No. 16 seed UMBC Retrievers on Sunday the vast majority of fans watching live at Spectrum Center and from home will be rooting against the Wildcats.
The No. 9 seed Kansas State Wildcats will play the 16-seed UMBC Retrievers in the second round of the NCAA Tournament around 6:45 p.m. Sunday at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, NC. A preview, TV info, time and predictions for the basketball game.
Kansas State learned on Friday that it would be without all-Big 12 player Dean Wade. It didn't matter as the Wildcats ran past Creighton 69-59 to advance to the NCAA Tournament second round for the first time since 2012
Kansas State beat UMBC on March 18, 2018, reaching the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 for the first time with Bruce Weber as its coach, and the Wildcats celebrated by dousing Weber with water in the locker room. Video courtesy of K-State Athletics.