Posted October 21, 2011 on
MANHATTAN, Kan. - The experts put Kansas State as an 11- to 12-point favorite Saturday at KU’s Memorial Stadium. The Wildcats are 6-0 to start the season while the Jayhawks have stumbled to a 2-4 mark. KU’s number? Bill Snyder has it, having won 14 of the last 15 games he’s coached against KU.
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Kansas and Kansas State first met in football in 1902 with the Wildcats winning 16-0. The teams have played every year since and the Sunflower Showdown is the 13th most-played rivalry in the country at 108 meetings.
MANHATTAN, Kan. - Picked to win five, or maybe six games two months ago, Kansas State’s football team is already at the six-win mark just half-way through the season. With a postseason opportunity already wrapped up, K-State is now locked in a first-place Big 12 tie with Oklahoma and Oklahoma State heading into Saturday’s game at Kansas.
Despite 17 kills from senior outside hitter Allison Mayfield and a commanding first-set victory, the University of Kansas volleyball team fell to Kansas State in the first round of the Sunflower State Showdown, Wednesday in front of a sold-out crowd at the Horejsi Family Athletics Center, 25-19, 21-25, 20-25, 12-25.
No. 11 Kansas State piled on the points in the points against in-state rival Kansas on Saturday.
The Auburn equestrian team continued its winning ways, claiming three of four MVP honors and defeating Kansas State 12-6 on Friday at the Auburn University Horse Center.
The 22nd-ranked University of Oklahoma volleyball team rallied on several occasions Saturday afternoon to down Kansas State in four sets (25-20, 20-25, 25-22, 25-21).
So much for looking ahead to Oklahoma. No. 12 Kansas St. remained undefeated with a 59-21 win over Kansas, setting up a possible undefeated showdown with No. 3 OU next week.
Kansas Football will join the fight against breast cancer when it hosts Kansas State on Saturday, at Memorial Stadium. When the Jayhawks take Kivisto Field at 11 a.m. they will be wearing pink arm and wrist bands. The Kansas coaching staff will also be wearing specially made hats and polos to help spread the message of breast cancer awareness.
As is the case each and every week, any omission below is not on purpose, it’s merely intentional. WINNERS Unknown and unheralded, but still unbeaten What Bill Snyder is doing at Kansas State is truly astonishing. Not just the fact that he has the No. 11 Wildcats sitting at a perfect 7-0, but how Snyder’s…
The 22nd-ranked University of Oklahoma (RPI: 25) volleyball team returns home Saturday afternoon to face the Kansas State Wildcats (RPI: 30) in a 2 p.m. CT contest at McCasland Field House. Admission to the match is free and GameTracker is available at SoonerSports.com.
Kansas trails at the half to the No. 12 Kansas State Wildcats, 31-14 in Memorial Stadium.
The Kansas-Kansas State series is 65-39-5 in favor of Kansas.