MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) Nigel Johnson scored a career-high 20 points, Nino Williams hit a clinching jumper in the final minute and Kansas State rallied to beat eighth-ranked Kansas 70-63 on Monday night.
Williams finished with 15 points in his final regular-season game against the Jayhawks, and Thomas Gipson added 12 points as the Wildcats (14-15, 7-9 Big 12) overcame an eight-point...
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Kansas State head coach Bruce Weber was not thrilled with his squad early in their game against Kansas and badly needed something to take his anger out on. Following a poor start, the former Illinois coach lost his mind on senior guard Nino Williams after he gave one of the worst defensive efforts you’ll ever
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MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Kansas State will likely be without Nino Williams for Saturday's game against No. 9 Kansas after the starting forward hurt his left knee in a loss to West Virginia.
Williams only played 8 minutes in Tuesday night's game. He spent a few minutes riding a stationary bike before halftime, and then spent the entire second half on the bench.
Wildcats coach Bruce Weber...
MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Nino Williams had 20 points and Marcus Foster had 13 points as K-State knocked off Savannah State 73-53 on Sunday night.
The Wildcats move to 4-0 all-time against the Tigers with all games between the two schools coming in the last 10 years.
It was also the sixth time that Williams has scored in double figures this season.
Terel Hall had 17 points to pace the Tigers...
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Kansas State downed Texas Tech in Lubbock last night, but maybe got a bit of help at the end. WIth time winding down, the Wildcats stole the ball from Texas Tech and launched a breakaway pass to Nino Williams who, well, took about 6 steps instead of just laying the ball in the hoop. He obviously...
MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Laid out individually, they're like odd pieces of a basketball cadaver, contradictions looking for a home and a fit. Nino Williams has a big man's game in an off-guard's body. D.J. Johnson has a football frame (6-foot-9, 250 pounds) and, offensively, a football mindset. Jevon Thomas has a pair of turbo jets for feet but hands of iron (25.9 percent from the floor...
Nino Williams was having a confidence crisis in November.
Kansas State's junior forward had endured a miserable stretch of games, his shot never seemed to be falling, and he was suddenly spending most of games on the bench. So he sat down with coach Bruce Weber for a heart-to-heart meeting, and Williams came away emboldened.
"He said, `Stay positive. You're going to get your chance...
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January 14, 2014
MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Marcus Foster scored 18 points, Nino Williams made four clinching free throws in the closing seconds and Kansas State held on to beat No. 25 Oklahoma 72-66 on Tuesday night.
Shane Southwell added 16 points for the Wildcats (13-4, 3-1 Big 12), who rallied from a 62-56 deficit with just over 5 minutes to play to turn back the streaking Sooners.
Ryan Spangler had...
Despite Kansas blowing out Kansas State in today’s big rivalry game, it was a Jayhawk who let his emotions get the best of him in the second half. KU’s freshman center Joel Embiid was ejected after elbowing KSU’s Nino Williams following a box out attempt in the paint. Kansas fans were not thrilled with the call, given how mild it seems on video.
While it was clearly a foul...
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Marcus Foster scored 17 points, Nino Williams made two free throws with 5.7 seconds left and Kansas State held off No. 6 Oklahoma State 74-71 on Saturday in the Big 12 opener for both teams.
Williams finished with 15 points, none bigger than his two free throws that gave the Wildcats (11-3, 1-0) a three-point lead. Marcus Smart of the Cowboys raced up court and threw up a running...
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January 04, 2014