Found January 04, 2012 on Fox Sports Southwest:
Kansas State and SMU have enough to worry about in their bowl games without thinking about conference and state pride. But in case neither school knew, both the Big 12 and the state of Texas are in the business of kicking bowl tail. And business is very good. The Big 12 sent eight of its 10 teams to bowl games, and so far the Big 12 is 6-1. That's great, but it's not on the level of the state of Texas. Texas teams are 5-0 in bowl games. SMU has a chance to cap a perfect bowl season for the state Sunday against Pittsburgh in the BBVA Compass Bowl. The Big 12 isn't going to talk about its bowl prowess until after Kansas State plays Arkansas in Friday's AT&T Cotton Bowl. The statement should read something like "Ha ha." It's been a rough stretch for the Big 12 on the national front. The conference is losing both Missouri and Texas A&M to the SEC next year. There were concerns about the viability of the conference when the realignment land grab ...

Making Sense of Kansas State

Over the last few weeks, Kansas State climbed into the Top 25 and amassed an 11-1 record before losing at Kansas last night. Their best wins have come on the road against Virginia Tech, on a semi-neutral floor against Alabama, and in Hawaii against Long Beach State to win the Diamond Head Classic. Their loss came in double overtime against West Virginia, again on a semi-neutral...

No. 14 Kansas rallies to get by No. 23 Kansas State

Thomas Robinson had 15 points and 14 rebounds and helped thwart Kansas State's second-half rally Wednesday night, leading No. 14 Kansas past the 23rd-ranked Wildcats 67-49.

Cotton Bowl preview: Arkansas vs. Kansas State

Arkansas-Kansas State, 7 p.m., WHBQ-TV, Channel 13

Arkansas, Kan. St. set for Cotton clash (AP)

The Cotton Bowl is an appropriate season-ender for 11th-ranked Kansas State and coach Bill Snyder. When the Wildcats were first in the Cotton Bowl 15 years ago, it was a watershed moment for the long-struggling program. They went again at the end of the 2000 season, during a stretch of six 11-win seasons in seven years before Snyder's brief retirement.

No. 14 Kansas beats No. 23 K-State 67-49

Thomas Robinson had 15 points and 14 rebounds and helped thwart Kansas State's second-half rally Wednesday night, leading No. 14 Kansas past the 23rd-ranked Wildcats 67-49.

W. Basketball. Kansas Welcomes In-State Rival Kansas State Saturday

Coming off an upset of No. 23 Texas in its Big 12 Conference opener, Kansas women's basksetball will look to extend a five-game winning streak when it returns to Allen Fieldhouse for its league home opener versus Kansas State in the Dillons Sunflower Showdown on Saturday, Jan. 7. The game is set for a 7 p.m. tip and will be shown on Metro Sports.

Kansas St., Kansas set for Big 12 opener (AP)

Frank Martin flipped on the television after his Kansas State team dispatched lowly Howard last weekend and watched Kansas do the same to North Dakota. It didn't matter that the Jayhawks were facing a smaller school with low expectations or that many students were still on winter break. Allen Fieldhouse was rocking from the opening tip, even when Kansas stretched the lead to...
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