KANSAS STATE WILDCATS NEWS

Johnson's late heroics lift Kansas State to 64-61 win over Texas

AUSTIN, Texas -- D.J. Johnson tipped in a miss by Kamau Stokes with 1.6 seconds left, then made a free throw to send Kansas State to a 64-61 win over Texas on Saturday that snapped the Wildcats' three-game losing streak. Johnson's tip came after Kansas State had called a timeout with eight seconds left to set up a final play. Stokes, who had 14 points, drove to about 12 feet for...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Longhorns lose tough battle against K-State

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- D.J. Johnson tipped in a miss by Kamau Stokes with 1.6 seconds left, then made a free throw to send Kansas State to a 64-61 win over Texas on Saturday that snapped the Wildcats' three-game losing streak. Johnson's tip came after Kansas State had called a timeout with 8 seconds left to set up a final play. Stokes, who had 14 points, drove to about 12 feet for...
Via AP on Fox
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Johnson's tip in sends Kansas State over Texas 64-61

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) D.J. Johnson tipped in a miss by Kamau Stokes with 1.6 seconds left, then made a free throw to send Kansas State to a 64-61 win over Texas on Saturday that snapped the Wildcats' three-game losing streak. Johnson's tip came after Kansas State had called a timeout with 8 seconds left to set up a final play. Stokes, who had 14 points, drove to about 12 feet for...
Via AP on Fox
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

D.J. Johnson putback and-1 gives K-State a 64-61 win at Texas

But once again, trying to shorten the game puts the Wildcats in peril. The usual culprit reared its ugly head this afternoon at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin. With a decent lead, Bruce Weber decided to try and eat the clock, and the Kansas State offense stalled in the process. But this time, the end was acceptable. With 1.6 seconds left in a tie game, Kamau Stokes rimmed a jumper...
Via Bring on the Cats
21 hours ago

K-State takes on Texas

The Wildcats begin a five-game Big 12 stretch. Men’s Basketball Kansas State is in Austin today to take on Texas. Tipoff is scheduled for 1 PM CT, and the game will be broadcast on the LHN. For the Wildcats, this is a must-win game, especially since the team has lost six of the last seven contests. As Bruce Weber notes, the team badly “needs to put two halves of K-State...
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1 day ago

Bring on the PodCats with Greg Woods (again)

We didn’t cover everything last week, so we invited Greg back to talk Bruce Weber’s future and what DJ Johnson’s injury means for Kansas State. A week ago, Eric Rubottom and Greg Woods both joined the podcast for an in-depth discussion on Kansas State’s recent results along with an analysis of the team as a whole. It went so well and we had enough left to talk about we invited...
Via Bring on the Cats
2 days ago

Jesse Ertz, Nick Walsh troll Texas A&M on Twitter

The Twitter account of Jesse Ertz was on fire on Thursday. It’s been well noted in recent days that the Big 12 is only receiving 18 invites to the 2017 NFL Combine, far less than the 66 invites the SEC is receiving. Some SEC fan bases have used this as a chance to take a dig at the Big 12, like this Texas A&M fan account: — The Aggie Family (@Agg_Swagg) February 16, 2017...
Via Heartland College Sports
2 days ago

Tournament Thursday: Finding reasons for hope

Kansas State needs a turnaround as it hits the most favorable part of the Big 12 grind. Exactly 5 years ago, Kansas State sat squarely on the bubble coming off a rough stretch of four losses in its last six games to fall below .500 in Big 12 play. An unfriendly schedule beginning with two top 10 teams on the road made the five remaining regular season games look like an uphill battle...
Via Bring on the Cats
2 days ago

Wildcats Swept Up

Men and women both lose after giving up big leads Basketball It was not a good night to be a Wildcat basketball fan. The K-State men, desperately needing a win to keep pace in the Big 12 and keep up hopes for an NCAA Tournament berth, did exactly what they did against Iowa State in Ames — gave up a big lead, rallied, but fell short. Barry Brown was the lone bright spot on a...
Via Bring on the Cats
3 days ago

ESPN, cancer survivor Holly Rowe wish Bill Snyder well

As news broke earlier this week that Bill Snyder was battling throat cancer, ESPN and cancer survivor Holly Rowe took time to give their best wishes to the Wildcats head coach. Two-time cancer survivor Holly Rowe was the perfect ESPN reporter to deliver this package as she has beat the disease twice. The message to coach Snyder was sent on Wednesday night as Kansas State was hosting...
Via Heartland College Sports
3 days ago

Iowa St withstands 2nd half charge to beat K-State 87-79

MANHTAAN, Kan. (AP) Solomon Young scored a season-high 18 points on 8-of-10 shooting and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Iowa State to an 87-79 win over Kansas State on Wednesday night. Deonte Burton added 17 points, Naz Mitrou-Long Long had 16, Monte Morris 15 and Matt Thomas 14 for the Cyclones (16-9, 8-5 Big 12). Barry Brown had 21 points for Kansas State with Wesley Iwundu adding...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

K-State falls to West Virginia 66-59 as Big 12 struggles continue

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Chania Ray and Lanay Montgomery had double-doubles and West Virginia held on to defeat No. 24 Kansas State 66-59 on Wednesday night despite blowing most of a 19-point lead. Ray had 14 points and 10 assists and Montgomery had 12 points and 12 rebounds for the Mountaineers (18-8, 6-8 Big 12). Katina Pardee hit four 3-pointers and also had 14 points. West Virginia...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray, Montgomery lift West Virginia women past No. 24 K-State

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) Chania Ray and Lanay Montgomery had double-doubles and West Virginia held on to defeat No. 24 Kansas State 66-59 on Wednesday night despite blowing most of a 19-point lead. Ray had 14 points and 10 assists and Montgomery had 12 points and 12 rebounds for the Mountaineers (18-8, 6-8 Big 12). Katina Pardee hit four 3-pointers and also had 14 points. West...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas State president wants students to stop ‘F*ck KU’ chants, says ‘many’ of his friends were ‘dismayed’

During every game, Kansas State students chant “F*ck KU” when “Sandstorm” plays over the PA system, because that’s the kind of thing college students are supposed to do. The chant is especially prominent when Kansas State actually plays KU. It was on display Monday when the Wildcats lost a nail-biter at home to the Jayhawks. Pretty fun stuff. Except Kansas State’s president...
Via The Comeback
3 days ago  |  Discuss

K-State president seeks end to Wildcats fans' vulgar chants

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- The president of Kansas State has asked Wildcat basketball fans to stop using vulgar chants targeted at the Kansas Jayhawks when the rivals meet in Bramlage Coliseum. The Wichita Eagle reports that Kansas State President Richard Myers spoke out against the chants Wednesday in a letter to the public posted on the university's website. He described the chants as...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas State president asks fans to stop vulgar chants

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) The president of Kansas State has asked Wildcat basketball fans to stop using vulgar chants targeted at the Kansas Jayhawks when the rivals meet in Bramlage Coliseum. The Wichita Eagle (http://bit.ly/2lQLZEl ) reports that Kansas State President Richard Myers spoke out against the chants Wednesday in a letter to the public posted on the university's website...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Game and Big News

Big match-up tonight in Bramlage, and Klein returns (officially) Basketball Tonight is a big game in Bramlage. As Greg Woods talks about in his game preview, K-State is hobbled with the status of D.J. Johnson still uncertain, and the Cats had problems when he was healthy a few weeks ago in Ames. As Bruce Weber is wont to do, he is “hoping for a special performance” tonight...
Via Bring on the Cats
4 days ago

Welcome home: Klein joins K-State staff as assistant coach

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Heisman Trophy finalist Collin Klein is returning to Kansas State as an assistant coach. The former star quarterback will coach the same position with the Wildcats after spending last season as the quarterbacks coach at Northern Iowa. Klein was director of recruiting operations, a quality control coach and offensive graduate assistant at Kansas State after his...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Heisman finalist Collin Klein returns to K-State as assistant

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) -- Heisman Trophy finalist Collin Klein is returning to Kansas State as an assistant coach. The former star quarterback will coach the same position with the Wildcats after spending last season as the quarterbacks coach at Northern Iowa. Klein was director of recruiting operations, a quality control coach and offensive graduate assistant at Kansas State after...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Heisman finalist Klein returns to K-State as assistant

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) Heisman Trophy finalist Collin Klein is returning to Kansas State as an assistant coach. The former star quarterback will coach the same position with the Wildcats after spending last season as the quarterbacks coach at Northern Iowa. Klein was director of recruiting operations, a quality control coach and offensive graduate assistant at Kansas State after...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

K-State assistant coach Del Miller announces retirement

The K-State co-offensive coordinator has stepped down after 20 seasons in Manhattan After 20 seasons at the post, Kansas State co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Del Miller has retired. K-State announced Miller’s retirement Monday morning. Miller, 66, oversaw the development of a slew of notable quarterbacks in his 20 years under K-State head coach Bill Snyder. Miller...
Via Bring on the Cats
6 days ago

Kansas State coach Bill Snyder diagnosed with throat cancer

Beloved Kansas State coach Bill Snyder announced Monday that he has been diagnosed with throat cancer and has been receiving treatment. “I have been diagnosed with throat cancer and have been receiving outpatient treatment at the KU Medical Center for about three weeks and am getting along very well. The doctors and staffs at both KU Med and M.D. Anderson (in Houston, Texas) have...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

K-State Football: Bill Snyder undergoing throat cancer treatment, expects to coach in 2017

The oldest coach in Division I college football is undergoing cancer treatment and is determined to keep coaching. Bill Snyder hopes to and is expected to lead his Kansas State Wildcats for what will be his 26th season at the helm in 2017. Bill Snyder and Kansas State are coming off of a 9-4 season including a win in the Texas Bowl over Texas A&M of the SEC. Snyder turns 78...
Via EndZoneScore
6 days ago

Bill Snyder announces he has been diagnosed with throat cancer

Kansas State football coach Bill Snyder announced on Monday that he has been diagnosed with throat cancer.Snyder, 77, said in a statement that he has been receiving treatment for three weeks now and is doing “very well.” Doctors have given Snyder positive news and he indicated he has still been able to keep up with his offseason responsibilities for the Wildcats. Snyder has been...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Snyder diagnosed with throat cancer

On Monday, Coach Snyder released a statement saying he has been diagnosed with throat cancer. Late last week reports began to surface that Kansas State Wildcats head football coach Bill Snyder was receiving treatment for an “unknown health issue.” We now know the health issue as Snyder released a statement this morning announcing he has been diagnosed with throat cancer. In...
Via Bring on the Cats
6 days ago
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