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K-State stuns No. 10 Oklahoma State

November 18, 20170 Comments

One of the strangest weeks in Bill Snyder’s tenure as Kansas State’s football coach had one final twist. With the program’s uncertain future in the spotlight and pegged a 20-point underdog in Las Vegas, K-State beat No. 10 Oklahoma State Saturday afternoon, 45-40, for the Wildcats’ first win in Stillwater since 1999. K-State also clinched […]

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K-State did Nothing Wrong in Snyder/Leavitt Proposal

K-State did Nothing Wrong in Snyder/Leavitt Proposal

November 17, 20170 Comments

Cole Manbeck Let’s go ahead and make this clear right away regarding Brett McMurphy’s report on Thursday — Kansas State’s administration didn’t force Bill Snyder to do anything. If McMurphy’s report is accurate (I have no reason to doubt its accuracy, as I know John Currie had zeroed in on Jim Leavitt to take over for Snyder […]

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Early missed chances doom K-State in loss to No. 23 WVU

November 11, 20170 Comments

Forcing four turnovers and holding West Virginia scoreless in the second half seems like a pretty good recipe for success. But scoring points, it turns out, is also important to winning football games. Kansas State did not do enough of the latter in a 28-23 loss to the No. 23 Mountaineers Saturday afternoon. “The defense […]

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K-State rallies from 11 down to beat Tech

November 4, 20170 Comments

Kansas State’s first second-half comeback win since 2015 didn’t come a moment too soon. With bowl eligibility in question and trailing by 11 points in the fourth quarter, the outlook was bleak for the Wildcats Saturday afternoon at Texas Tech. A few good plays and a couple fortunate breaks later, K-State topped the Red Raiders […]

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K-State offense sputters in loss to TCU

October 14, 20170 Comments

Between four hours of weather delays, Kansas State and No. 6 TCU faced off in a defensive battle Saturday afternoon. The difference between the teams was evident from the very beginning. One side had a healthy and experienced starting quarterback. The other side did not. The result was a 26-6 victory for the Horned Frogs […]

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Wildcat pound Charlotte

September 9, 20170 Comments

For the second week in a row, a defensive player stole the show for No. 19 Kansas State. Cornerback D.J. Reed passed the torch to safety Kendall Adams on Saturday as the Wildcats rolled Charlotte, 55-7, and moved to 2-0 on the season. Adams scored two touchdowns in the first half, on an interception return […]

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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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Injuries give backups the spotlight in spring game

April 22, 20170 Comments

With a dozen players sidelined due to various injuries, Kansas State’s spring game Saturday afternoon was dominated by players hoping to see the field more this coming season. Purple defeated White, 38-6, in the team’s glorified final practice until fall camp opens. “The plus side of (the injuries) is the opportunity for twos and threes […]

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K-State beats Texas Tech on Senior Day, finishes regular season 19-12

March 4, 20170 Comments

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — D.J. Johnson had 19 points in his final game at Bramlage Coliseum, helping Kansas State to a 61-48 victory over Texas Tech on Saturday and giving the Wildcats’ NCAA Tournament hopes a boost. Fellow senior Wesley Iwundu added 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Wildcats (19-12, 8-10), who also snapped […]

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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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