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K-State bolsters NCAA hopes with 77-67 win over Baylor

March 3, 20180 Comments

Kansas State entered Saturday’s regular season finale in need of momentum as Selection Sunday draws near. The Wildcats’ rock solid duo, Dean Wade and Barry Brown, delivered it. The pair of All-Big 12 hopefuls combined for 43 points as K-State beat Baylor, 77-67, to bolster its NCAA Tournament bid. “We thought it was going to […]

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Brown’s late explosion pushes K-State over Texas, 58-48

February 22, 20180 Comments

With 4:50 remaining in Wednesday night’s contest between Big 12 bubble-dwellers Kansas State and Texas, Barry Brown had scored just two points on the night. But there’s that whole ‘It’s not how you start’ thing. Brown scored 14 points in the final five minutes as K-State defeated Texas, 58-48, to sweep the season series. “Down […]

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Texas Tech smothers K-State to grab outright Big 12 lead

February 10, 20180 Comments

On a simply wild Saturday in the Big 12, it seems only one of the season’s consistent themes made an appearance. Texas Tech plays some serious defense. The 7th-ranked Red Raiders smothered Kansas State’s offense for much of the night Saturday in a 66-47 victory that gave TTU a one-game lead in the league standings. […]

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Hot ‘Hawks bury cold ‘Cats early in Sunflower Showdown

January 30, 20180 Comments

From the beginning of the season, one thing was certain about this Kansas State basketball team. When the Wildcats are cold from long range, winning is hard. When K-State is cold from long range and the opponent is Kansas, winning is extremely hard. That was evident in the No. 7 Jayhawks’ 70-56 victory Monday night […]

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K-State tops No. 24 TCU behind Wade, Mawien

January 20, 20180 Comments

Kansas State chose a fine time for a 2-0 week in Big 12 play. The Wildcats knocked off No. 24 TCU, 73-68, Saturday afternoon to follow up a win over No. 4 Oklahoma earlier in the week. Dean Wade continued his strong season with a 20-point, 6-rebound, 6-assist performance, but it was the breakout performance […]

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K-State pounds Trae Young, No. 4 Oklahoma

January 17, 20180 Comments

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No. 6 WVU overcomes strong games by K-State’s Sneed, Wade

January 1, 20180 Comments

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Teddy Allen scored 22 points, Lamont West added 19 and sixth-ranked West Virginia beat pesky Kansas State 77-69 on Monday to push the Mountaineers’ winning streak to 13 games. James Bolden and Daxter Miles Jr. added 10 points apiece for the Mountaineers (13-1, 2-0 Big 12), who have not lost since […]

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Reasons to hope and mope: Cactus Bowl Edition

Reasons to hope and mope: Cactus Bowl Edition

December 27, 20170 Comments

Kansas State’s 2017 season came to a fitting conclusion in Phoenix as Tuesday night’s Cactus Bowl win over UCLA represented a microcosm of the last three months. Let’s break it down. REASONS TO HOPE 1. The Wizard still has a little magic left. At halftime, more than a few K-State fans headed to bed. I […]

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Sneed leads K-State over Southeast Missouri, 89-71

December 17, 20170 Comments

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Xavier Sneed scored 23 points to lead Kansas State over Southeast Missouri 89-71 on Saturday night. A week after Kansas State (9-2) had a cold-shooting night in its 61-54 loss against Tulsa, the Wildcats found comfort with the baskets at home shooting 63 percent (35 of 56) from the field and made […]

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Stokes’ huge start paces K-State in drubbing of SC Upstate

December 6, 20170 Comments

Kamau Stokes scored 15 of his 17 points in the first half Tuesday night, sparking a massive early run in Kansas State’s 86-49 victory over South Carolina Upstate. The Wildcats led 24-2 less than seven minutes into the game, answering head coach Bruce Weber’s call for a more inspired effort on their home floor. Stokes […]

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