Playing in Chesapeake Energy Arena, home to the NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder, the Wichita State men’s basketball team gravitated toward the NBA three-point line instead of the taped-on college line in its 80-48 loss to Oklahoma.
K-State hired Chris Klieman from North Dakota State as its new football coach. He walks into a difficult situation replacing legend Bill Snyder, even with the comfort of K-State athletic director Gene Taylor, who he’s known for years.
The Kansas Jayhawks football team has its defensive coordinator, as coach Les Miles announced the hiring of D.J. Eliot on Monday afternoon. Eliot was defensive coordinator the last two seasons at Colorado.
Dallas defensive back Logan Wilson is Kansas State’s first football commit of the Chris Klieman era. The Bishop Dunne player orally pledged to the Wildcats on Monday hours after Klieman was hired as coach.
Kansas basketball coach Bill Self discussed his team’s new No. 1 ranking and squad’s poor play heading into a game vs. Villanova at Monday’s Williams Fund Roundball Club luncheon at the KC Downtown Marriott.
TCU Horned Frogs football coach Gary Patterson has always admired Kansas State Wildcats coach Bill Snyder, who is retiring after 27 seasons at K-State. They faced each other seven times since TCU joined the Big 12.
The Kansas Jayhawks basketball team did not get passed over this time. Following top-ranked Gonzaga’s loss to Tennessee on Sunday, KU moved into the No. 1 spot in the AP poll with 57 of 65 first-place votes.
Kansas Jayhawks football coach Les Miles picked up his first two commitments since taking over his new job three weeks ago, with both pledges coming from in-state kids in Jayden Russell and Mason Fairchild.
Speaking for the first time publicly after the release of Kansas City Chiefs superstar running back Kareem Hunt, team CEO Clark Hunt said the organization was aware of the running back’s three violence incidents in a sixth-month span.
New Mexico State scored 36 points in the paint to Kansas’ 32 in the Jayhawks’ narrow, come-from-behind 63-60 victory over the Aggies on Saturday night at the Sprint Center. KU coach Bill Self wasn’t exactly pleased afterward.
Most of Kansas Jayhawks’ coach Bill Self’s postgame discussion points seemed to revert back to freshman Quentin Grimes — the team’s best NBA prospect — who has not nearly lived up to his immense potential.