Kansas State University

Tex Winter to receive honor from Kansas State

Tex Winter, left, coached K-State to 261 victories in 14 seasons.
Tex Winter, left, coached K-State to 261 victories in 14 seasons. The Wichita Eagle

Kansas State will unveil “Tex Winter Drive” on Saturday, a road on campus that honors the former K-State basketball coach and Naismith Hall of Fame inductee.

The drive runs from Kimball Avenue to Bramlage Coliseum and the basketball training facility.

A 9 a.m. ceremony Saturday will include words from former K-State All-American Ernie Barrett and athletic director John Currie. K-State plays host to Oklahoma State at 11.

Winter was 261-118 in from 1954-68. He’s second in school wins behind Jack Hartman and won eight conference championships.

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