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Kansas State players were happy about at least one thing following Mondays loss to Oklahoma State: Its road schedule is finished. The Wildcats went 2-7 in away games this losing, with their only victories coming at TCU and Texas Tech, which have combined for five conference victories. K-State will play its final home game on Saturday against Baylor and then head to the Big 12 Tournament.
Long ago, college basketball coaches created the term “freshman wall” as a way to explain why their youngest players often struggled near the end of their rookie seasons.
Every time Kansas State wins an important basketball game, it seems to reveal something new about itself.
The Wildcats want to finish second in the Big 12 standings. They have made it their goal for the remainder of the season. K-State can reach it with two more wins. Next up is a Big Monday game at Oklahoma State. Then Baylor comes to Bramlage Coliseum next weekend on senior day.
Shane Southwell has gone from playing the best basketball of his life to hardly playing.
MANHATTAN — Jack Vanier and his family have been generous to Kansas State over the years, donating millions to the university and its athletic department, but their giving reached new levels on Friday.
Alex Delton could have waited. He could have met with more college football coaches. He could have pushed for more scholarship offers. And he could have announced his college choice at a publicized ceremony, same as many other recruits.
Kansas State coach Deb Patterson could not have scripted a much better start for her team than the one it put together on Wednesday night.
The game swung back and forth, teetering for both teams to claim.
K-State senior guard Will Spradling reached a milestone on Tuesday, reaching the 1,000-point mark as a college player. Spradling scored 10 points against Texas Tech. He is the 25th player in K-State to score 1,000 points.
Kansas State is about to enter the home stretch of its basketball season.
Every Big 12 team that has qualified for the NCAA Tournament shares at least one thing in common.
Kansas State may win another road game before the season ends, but good luck finding someone willing to bet on it following an 86-73 loss to Oklahoma on Saturday.
K-State coach Bruce Weber had an unusual reason for the loss. He thought Oklahoma benefited from a week off leading up to the game.
Ryan Spangler could tell Oklahoma was headed to the NCAA Tournament the moment he stepped foot on campus.
When Omari Lawrence made a three-pointer in the final minutes of Kansas State’s 65-53 victory over TCU, everything about Bramlage Coliseum felt normal.
K-State senior guard Shane Southwell didnt play in his second-straight game on Wednesday. He dressed and participated in warm-ups, which was more than he did last weekend at Baylor, but he watched the entire game from the bench. Bruce Weber said he practiced earlier in the week and has shown signs of progress. He is expected to play on Saturday against Oklahoma, but Weber said he may be limited to about 20 minutes of action. Nino Williams once again took Southwells place in the starting lineup and scored 11 points.
The phrase “Next Man Up” has become part of Kansas State’s basketball identity.
Kansas State has mastered the art of losing on the road.
Junior forward Nino Williams played one of his best games, scoring a career-high 20 points and grabbing eight rebounds.