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K-State PG Angel Rodriguez transferring to Miami

Kansas State point guard Angel Rodriguez announced he was transferring to the University of Miami after visiting the school Wednesday. Rodriguez, who said he wanted to transfer from Kansas State in order to be closer to home, went to high school in Miami and has family in Puerto Rico. He averaged 11.4 points and 5.2 assists as a sophomore for the Wildcats last season and was an All...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Rodriguez transfer raises questions at K-State

KANSAS CITY, Mo. Even if it isnt Bruce Webers fault and the debate raged fast and furious across Twitter late Monday night it is his problem. Angel Rodriguez, pretty much the one player that couldnt leave the Kansas State mens basketball program, has um, left the Kansas State mens basketball program. The announcement came Monday during dinner hour in Manhattan, and you could...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
April 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Starting PG Rodriguez transferring from K-State

Kansas State point guard Angel Rodriguez has decided to transfer so that he can be closer to his mother and two younger brothers in Puerto Rico. Rodriguez played through several injuries during his sophomore season, averaging 9.8 points and 4.2 assists in helping the Wildcats win a share of their first conference championship in 36 years. The fourth-seeded Wildcats were upset by...
Via AP on Fox
April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Rodriguez to transfer from Kansas State

MANHATTAN, Kan. Sophomore guard Angel Rodriguez has announced his intention to transfer from the Kansas State mens basketball program and requested his release, head coach Bruce Weber announced Monday. "After multiple conversations, Angel feels an obligation to be closer to his family," said Weber. "His mother is raising his two younger brothers all by herself in...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Announcer: Angel Rodriguez has a "Puerto Rican temper"

During Saturday's Kansas State-Florida college basketball matchup, Wildcats guard Angel Rodriguez picked up a foul that ESPN analyst Fran Franchilla thought wasn't a great call. After discussion of the play, play by play man Mitch Holthus made a reference to Rodriguez's "Puerto Rican temper" in relation to his play on the court. It just so happens that Rodriguez...
Via Awful Announcing
December 23, 2012  |  Discuss

ESPN announcer makes questionable remark regarding Kansas State player's ethnicity

ESPN announcer Mitch Holthus made some questionable remarks toward Kansas State guard Angel Rodriguez on Saturday. The comments came midway through the second half of Kansas State's 67-61 upset victory over No. 8 Florida.Upon Rodriguez picking up his third foul, Holthus made a comment regarding Rodriguez's "Puerto Rican temper", which has many folks crying foul...
Via Bush League Chronicle
December 23, 2012  |  Discuss

USM disciplines 5 in band for Rodriguez chants

The University of Southern Mississippi has disciplined five members of its pep band who heckled Kansas State guard Angel Rodriguez during last week's NCAA Tournament game. The university issued an apology last Thursday to Rodriguez, who said he did hear the chants of ''Where's your green card?'' during the Wildcats' 70-64 second-round victory in the NCAA...
Via AP on Fox
March 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Rodriguez accepts Southern Mississippi's apology

Kansas State guard Angel Rodriguez says he has accepted Southern Mississippi's apology over remarks made by its band and has moved on. The freshman says Friday he did hear the chants of ''Where's your green card?'' during the Wildcats' 70-64 second-round victory in the NCAA tournament Thursday and that the school's athletic director and ''...
Via AP on Fox
March 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Southern Miss apologizes for band shouting racial slur at K-State player

Members of the Southern Mississippi band are facing disciplinary action after shouting an insensitive racial slur in a chant at Kansas State point guard Angel Rodriguez during the first half of the Golden Eagles' 70-64 East Region loss on Thursday. The band was heard chanting "where's your green card?" at Rodriguez while he was at the free throw line.  The freshman...
Via The Other Paper
March 16, 2012  |  1 Comment

Video: Southern Miss. band chants, “Where’s your green card?”

Watch the video and listen closely to the crowd noise. You’ll hear members of the University of Southern Mississippi band make racist taunts at Kansas State point guard Angel Rodriguez. They chant, “Where’s your green card?” Southern Miss President Martha Saunders apologized to Kansas State for the band’s behavior during Thursday’s NCAA Tournament basketball game in Pittsburgh.
March 15, 2012  |  1 Comment
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