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Kansas State falls 58-55 to Oklahoma State in OT

STILLWATER, Okla. -- Tavarius Shine came off the bench to score 11 points, five in overtime, to lead Oklahoma State to an 58-55 victory over Kansas State on Saturday.Leyton Hammonds led the Cowboys (12-13, 3-9 Big 12) with 13 points, while adding six rebounds, as his team snapped a three-game losing streak. Oklahoma State had lost nine of its previous 11, with five of those defeats...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech-Baylor Preview

Baylor's season was taking a serious hit with a five-game span of questionable defense, but its latest victory showed promise. Much of Texas Tech's Big 12 slate has been marred by an inability to score, though it overcame that earlier this week to finally beat a ranked opponent. The Red Raiders will put that to the test once more seeking an elusive road win against the Top 25...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

No upset magic: Kansas State falls 82-72 to Baylor

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Al Freeman and Taurean Prince couldn't have been much more efficient for Baylor on Wednesday night.Neither could the rest of the Bears when they strolled to the foul line.Freeman scored 21 points on 6-of-7 shooting, Prince added 18 on 6-of-8 from the floor, and the No. 21 Bears made all but one of their 30 foul shots in beating cold-shooting Kansas State, 82-72...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Freeman, Prince lead No. 21 Baylor past K-State, 82-72

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) Al Freeman scored 21 points, Taurean Prince had 18 and No. 21 Baylor beat cold-shooting Kansas State 82-72 on Wednesday night to remain a game back of the leaders in the Big 12 race. Playing without leading rebounder Rico Gathers due to illness, the Bears (18-6, 7-4) opened on an 8-2 run, led by as many as 14 in the first half and never trailed the rest of...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Kansas State pull off back-to-back upsets?

In an attempt to end its first losing streak, Baylor will have to visit a team that already gave it one of its toughest tests this season.If that wasn't enough, Kansas State is also coming off a stunning upset on its own floor and will try to capture another Wednesday night.Another poor shooting performance sent No. 21 Baylor to an 80-69 loss at then-No. 14 West Virginia on Saturday...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Villanova tops AP poll for first time, Oklahoma falls to third

Villanova is No. 1 in The Associated Press college basketball poll for the first time.The Wildcats (20-3) made the jump from third following then-No. 1 Oklahoma's loss to Kansas State and then-No. 2 North Carolina's losses to Louisville and Notre Dame.Villanova received 32 first-place votes Monday from the 65-member national media panel. Maryland, which received 13 No. 1 votes, moved...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Villanova No. 1 in AP college hoops poll for first time

Villanova is No. 1 in The Associated Press college basketball poll for the first time. The Wildcats (20-3) made the jump from third following then-No. 1 Oklahoma's loss to Kansas State and then-No. 2 North Carolina's losses to Louisville and Notre Dame. Villanova received 32 first-place votes Monday from the 65-member national media panel. Maryland, which received 13 No. 1 votes...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas State's Basketball Team Charges The Stands After Beating No. 1 Oklahoma

Most conferences heavily discourage fans from storming the field or court if they don't actually ban it. That hasn't stopped fans from doing it of course so after Kansas State took down the No. 1 team in the nation, Oklahoma, Saturday night you would have thought the student body would have stormed the court--but they didn't.Not because they didn't want to, but because the team charged...
Via FatManWriting
7 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 1 Sooners upset on the road at Kansas State

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) -- Wesley Iwundu scored 22 points, freshman reserve Dean Wade had 17 and Kansas State upset top-ranked Oklahoma 80-69 on Saturday night to shake up the Big 12 race once again. D.J. Johnson added 12 points and Justin Edwards 11 for the Wildcats (14-9, 3-7), who snapped the Sooners' four-game win streak by holding in check player of the year front-runner Buddy...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Shake up: Kansas State upsets top-ranked Oklahoma, 80-69

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) -- Wesley Iwundu scored 22 points, freshman reserve Dean Wade had 17 and Kansas State upset top-ranked Oklahoma 80-69 on Saturday night to shake up the Big 12 race once again.D.J. Johnson added 12 points and Justin Edwards 11 for the Wildcats (14-9, 3-7), who snapped the Sooners' four-game win streak by holding in check player of the year front-runner Buddy Hield...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas State takes down No. 1 Oklahoma in stunning upset

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Wesley Iwundu scored 22 points, freshman reserve Dean Wade had 17 and Kansas State upset top-ranked Oklahoma 80-69 on Saturday night to shake up the Big 12 race once again.D.J. Johnson added 12 points and Justin Edwards 11 for the Wildcats (14-9, 3-7), who snapped the Sooners' four-game win streak by holding in check player of the year front-runner Buddy Hield...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: K-State players storm student section after big win

Kansas State came under some heat last year when the court storming following an upset of Kansas got a bit unruly. Since then, court-storming has officially been banned by the K-State administration. So when the Wildcats upset No. 1 Oklahoma Saturday, 80-69, players took it into their own hands to celebrate with students. If the crowd couldn’t come to them, they would go to it...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas State upsets top-ranked Oklahoma, 80-69

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) Wesley Iwundu scored 22 points, freshman reserve Dean Wade had 17 and Kansas State upset top-ranked Oklahoma 80-69 on Saturday night to shake up the Big 12 race once again. D.J. Johnson added 12 points and Justin Edwards 11 for the Wildcats (14-9, 3-7), who snapped the Sooners' four-game win streak by holding in check player of the year front-runner Buddy...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas State G Kamau Stokes to undergo knee surgery

Kansas State freshman guard Kamau Stokes will undergo surgery on the knee he injured over the weekend against Mississippi State and is likely out for the season, according to The Wichita Eagle. “Kamau will have a procedure tomorrow and he will probably be out for a while,” said Wildcats coach Bruce Weber. Stokes, a three-star freshman from Baltimore, was averaging 9.4 points...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jones perfect for No. 4 Baylor in 87-52 win over K-State

WACO, Texas (AP) Alexis Jones scored 15 points without missing a shot and No. 4 Baylor stretch its winning streak to nine games with an 87-52 victory over Kansas State on Wednesday night. Niya Johnson had eight points and 13 assists for the Lady Bears (22-1, 9-1 Big 12), who scored the game's first six points and never trailed. Jones was 5-of-5 shooting with three 3-pointers...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Signing day: Kansas State fills holes after Snyder decides to return

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- The biggest question surrounding Kansas State on national signing day was not which players would sign but the uncertainty of Bill Snyder's future. The 76-year-old coach did not officially announce he would return to the sideline next season until January, and he has given no indication of his plans beyond that. So, trying to persuade a prospect to join a program...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas State fills holes after Snyder decides to return

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) The biggest question surrounding Kansas State on national signing day was not which players would sign but the uncertainty of Bill Snyder's future. The 76-year-old coach did not officially announce he would return to the sideline next season until January, and he has given no indication of his plans beyond that. So, trying to persuade a prospect to join a...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Sunflower Showdown: Jayhawks face Wildcats seeking elusive back-to-back wins

It's been more than three weeks since Kansas won back-to-back games.Considering how dominant the No. 7 Jayhawks have been at home, especially against a Kansas State team that hasn't won a Big 12 road game in more than a year, there's a good chance it will happen again in Wednesday night's latest installment of the Sunflower Showdown.Kansas (17-4, 5-3) has alternated wins and losses...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

NCAA board votes to extend President Emmert through 2020

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The NCAA says its board of governors has voted to extend the contract of President Mark Emmert three years, through October 2020. In a statement released by the NCAA on Monday, Kansas State President and board chairman Kirk Schulz says Emmert is ''integral in leading the association forward as we navigate the complex and challenging way ahead, while better supporting...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 6 Texas women pull away to beat Kansas State 66-51

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) Kelsey Lang scored 10 points off the bench as star forward Imani Boyette sat out with early foul trouble, and No. 6 Texas pulled away from Kansas State late to win 66-51 on Saturday night. Brooke McCarty led Texas with 15 points. Lang scored eight in the second quarter and finished with six rebounds. Boyette sat out all but 3 minutes of the first half and didn...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

19-2 run propels Wildcats to 69-64 win over Ole Miss

MANHATTAN, Kansas -- D.J. Johnson scored eight of his 14 points during a 19-2 run in the second half, and Kansas State held off Ole Miss 69-64 in the Big 12/SEC Challenge on Saturday.Wesley Iwundu finished with 11 points, six rebounds and three assists for the Wildcats (13-8, 2-6). Justin Edwards and Stephen Hurt added 10 points apiece.A 17-point swing in favor of the Wildcats, spanning...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas State holds off Mississippi 69-64

MANHATTAN, Kansas (AP) D.J. Johnson scored eight of his 14 points during a 19-2 run in the second half, and Kansas State held off Ole Miss 69-64 in the Big 12/SEC Challenge on Saturday. Wesley Iwundu finished with 11 points, six rebounds and three assists for the Wildcats. Justin Edwards and Stephen Hurt added 10 points apiece. Barry Brown missed the second of two free-throw...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Glenn Gronkowski (a.k.a., 'Baby Gronk') Is Balling Out at the Senior Bowl

If it's the Gronkowski family's plan to have someone with their last name in the NFL until the end of time, they're doing a pretty good job of it. The entire Gronkowski clan is in Mobile, Alabama today to watch Glenn, the youngest of the five Gronkowski boys, participate in the Senior Bowl, where he hopes to improve his draft stock. A fullback at Kansas State, Gronkowski didn...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas State FB could be NFL’s fourth Gronkowski

So there’s yet another Gronkowski? Three Gronkowski brothers already have played in the NFL. Patriots All-Pro tight end Rob Gronkowski is the most famous of the Gronks, but 31-year-old Dan Gronkowski and 29-year-old Chris Gronkowski also have bounced around the NFL. It’s hard to believe the 26-year-old Rob Gronkowski has “big” brothers. Now, we might have Gronk IV. Glenn...
Via The Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Glenn Gronkowski would love to play alongside bro Rob with Patriots

Whoa, whoa, stop the clock. Two Gronks on one team?Glenn Gronkowski is a tight end from Kansas State who will be available in this year's NFL Draft. And as he's in Mobile for the Senior Bowl this week, NFL.com scored an interview with him and news came out that Glenn had an interview scheduled with the New England Patriots on Wednesday night.By the way, in case you haven't figured...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss
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