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Reasons to hope and mope: Week 7

Reasons to hope and mope: Week 7

October 15, 20170 Comments

Kansas State’s first of two opportunities to really turn its season around was as uninspiring as it could have been, a 26-6 loss to No. 6 TCU. Let’s take a look at where the Wildcats’ program is at, both on the field and off of it, as the 2017 campaign reaches a crossroads. REASONS TO […]

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Reasons to hope and mope: Week 5

Reasons to hope and mope: Week 5

October 1, 20170 Comments

It looked like Kansas State was headed for a blowout in Saturday’s Big 12 opener against Baylor, but a lackluster second half left Wildcat fans mixed on the victory as a whole. Let’s break down both sides. REASONS TO HOPE 1. The D-Line has improved a lot from Week 1. A well-deserved tip of the […]

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Reasons to hope and mope: Week 3

Reasons to hope and mope: Week 3

September 17, 20170 Comments

Kansas State’s offense looked stunningly impotent in Saturday’s 14-7 loss at Vanderbilt. While there were certainly negatives to dwell on, it wasn’t a completely hapless performance. Let’s dig into it. REASONS TO HOPE 1. The defense had its best performance of the season. It wasn’t flawless, but holding any Power 5 opponent to 271 total […]

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Reasons to hope and mope: Week 2

Reasons to hope and mope: Week 2

September 10, 20170 Comments

It was a rather easy and workmanlike blowout victory for No. 19 Kansas State against Charlotte this weekend. Here are some positive and negative takeaways. For a full recap of the game and a video wrap-up from our crew, click here. REASONS TO HOPE 1. K-State’s running game is back. Even though it came against […]

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Reasons to hope and mope: Week 1

Reasons to hope and mope: Week 1

September 3, 20170 Comments

Kansas State opened its season with a blowout win that featured plenty of things to feel good about, while still leaving fans nervous about a couple other aspects. Here’s a breakdown of both sides. To read about the game and watch the Powercat Gameday crew’s video wrap-up, click here. REASONS TO HOPE 1. The reports […]

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Reed, Pringle spark K-State to rout of Central Arkansas

September 3, 20170 Comments

Kansas State wasn’t a polished team in its season opener Saturday, but the Wildcats did show glimpses of how good they could be once they are. Big plays from cornerback D.J. Reed and receiver Byron Pringle led the way in No. 20 K-State’s 55-19 victory over Central Arkansas at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. The Wildcats […]

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Column: Unexpected run means Weber is likely to get one more shot

Column: Unexpected run means Weber is likely to get one more shot

March 15, 20170 Comments

K-State is finally the basketball team its fans wanted it to be. So, now what? On Feb. 25, less than three weeks ago, Kansas State lost by 30 points to last-place Oklahoma. The defeat, which was the Wildcats’ eighth in their last ten games, appeared to be the final piece of evidence that change was […]

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Column: K-State fans find odd unity within basketball program’s struggles

Column: K-State fans find odd unity within basketball program’s struggles

February 23, 20170 Comments

For the first time in five years, Kansas State basketball fans appear to be in sync. Bruce Weber, so far as anyone can tell right now, is not going to return the Wildcats to national prominence. Reaching that conclusion took longer for some fans than others. But this isn’t about finger-pointing or I-told-you-so’s. For my […]

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OSU rallies to extend K-State’s home losing streak

February 23, 20170 Comments

With a 14-point lead in the first half, Kansas State was playing some of its best basketball in nearly three weeks. Then, the Wildcats lost their composure, and the lead followed. Wednesday night’s 80-68 loss to Oklahoma State followed an all-too-familiar pattern for the Wildcats. The energy and passion to win was not there; at […]

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Slow start dooms slumping K-State in loss to ISU

February 15, 20170 Comments

Having lost five of its last six games and sitting firmly on the NCAA Tournament bubble, Kansas State expected to begin its stretch run with urgency. That plan did not come to fruition. A seemingly disinterested K-State team fell in a big hole early and never fully recovered in a 87-79 loss to Iowa State […]

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