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MANHATTAN, Kan. - The much debated Frank Martin decision to stay or leave Kansas State became official Monday night with multiple sources reporting his move to South Carolina to become the Gamecocks’ head basketball coach. He leaves K-State with 117 wins, an all-time high for a Wildcat coach in his first five seasons.
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Kansas State athletic director John Currie denied Tuesday that a rift with Frank Martin was the primary reason the popular basketball coach left for the same job at South Carolina.
Currie said he tried to offer Martin a chance to restructure his contract several times over the course of the season. That included a last-minute pitch Monday, when Martin called to inform K-State officials...
Kansas State's fiery head coach is reportedly leaving the program to take the same position at the University of South Carolina.
Kansas State Wildcats head coach Frank Martin has accepted an offer for the same position at South Carolina, sources have confirmed. According to a tweet by CBSSports.com’s Jeff Goodman, the Gamecocks will have a news conference tomorrow (March 26th) at 10 AM to introduce Martin as their new head man. Goodman also noted that Martin [...]
If you recall, Syracuse beat Kansas State in the Round of 32, but the Wildcats took the floor without senior Jamar Samuels, who was ruled ineligible. The forward accepted money from Curtis Malone, his former AAU coach, and K-State didn’t want to risk a retroactive punishment from the NCAA.
That’s already ludicrous on its own—how does a player taking money from a former coach...
Kansas State athletic director John Currie claimed Tuesday that a receipt showing an illicit payment to forward Jamar Samuels was brought to the school's attention after someone found it in the trash at a grocery store.
"It was found just on the floor, in the trash at the grocery store, and it was brought to the compliance office," Currie said, according to The Kansas...
The story about Kansas State's Jamar Samuels being forced to sit out of the Wildcats' third-round NCAA tournament game continues to get more bizarre. Samuels was suspended by K-State athletic director John Currie for the team's March 17 matchup with No. 1-seeded Syracuse after he reportedly took $200 from his former AAU coach and family friend, Curtis Malone. Apparently...
((HT: KCStar/Robinett))Looks like Kansas State basketball coach Frank Martin is heading to Columbia, SC to be South Carolina’s next head coach- according to "sources close to the coach" a day after he denied interest in the job during CBS coverage of the regional finals.That same "source" says Martin will be introduced tomorrow. According to Robinett: The State...
Despite various reports, Kansas State Wildcats head coach Frank Martin has not accepted the head coaching vacancy at South Carolina, as confirmed by ESPN.
Nebraska jumped on Kansas State early and saw their record improve to 18-9 on the year after a 6-3 win Tuesday night.
When the news first broke that Frank Martin was leaving Kansas State and heading to South Carolina, college basketball fans and national pundits all said the same thing; why? There are three big reasons why Martin took on the task of the Carolina men's basketball program.