Marcus Foster lobbed the ball high above the rim and Justin Edwards caught it. The result was a thunderous dunk that brought the crowd at Bramlage Coliseum to its feet on the opening possession of Kansas State’s 73-53 victory over Savannah State on Sunday.
Kansas State has sold approximately 10,000 tickets to the Alamo Bowl. That number will guarantee the No. 11 Wildcats a strong following in San Antonio for their Jan. 2 game against No. 14 UCLA, but it also falls short of fulfilling their full ticket allotment of 12,000.
Just in case Kansas State basketball players failed to view a narrow, low-scoring victory over Bradley as a wake-up call, Wildcats coach Bruce Weber reinforced the pressing need for improvement on Friday.
Kansas State senior center B.J. Finney has been named one of six finalists for the Rimington Trophy, presented to the most outstanding center in college football, the Boomer Esiason Foundation announced Monday.
Kansas State will finish its football season with a trip to the Alamo Bowl, where it will face UCLA. The San Antonio game figures to be one of the best postseason games outside of the playoff and its affiliated bowls. Both teams are ranked in the top 15.