Posted April 22, 2013 on AP on Fox
The final image that Kansas State fans will have of Angel Rodriguez in a Wildcat uniform will be an air ball at the buzzer in an NCAA tournament game against La Salle that could have prevented a massive upset loss. The Wildcats' starting point guard said Monday that he wants to transfer closer to his mother and two younger brothers, who still live in his native Puerto Rico. Rodriguez was recruited to Kansas State by former coach Frank Martin, but was convinced to stay when Bruce Weber took over the program. He played through injuries most of last season, helping the Wildcats win a share of a conference championship for the first time in 36 years. Rodriguez did not indicate where he plans to transfer. ''It is important that everyone understands this was a really difficult decision,'' he said. ''This decision was based entirely on my family and has nothing do with Kansas State, basketball or the coaching staff. It's unfortunate after the year we just had, but I just feel right now...
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