KANSAS STATE WILDCATS NEWS

Kansas State gives Weber one-year contract extension

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Kansas State basketball coach Bruce Weber has received a one-year contract extension through 2018-19 after leading the Wildcats to 47 wins in his first two seasons -- the most by any coach during that span in school history. Weber led Kansas State to a 20-13 record last season and an NCAA tournament appearance, Weber's second straight and the fifth straight...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech Tops Kansas State, 7-4

Texas Tech cliched its series with Kansas State with the win Saturday at Rip Griffin Park. A victory Sunday would give the Red Raiders their first series sweep of a Big 12 opponent since 2011.
Via texastech.scout.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Spring Football Notebook

Another walk-on getting plenty of reps and showing up is running back Raymond Taylor. The 5-7, 190-pounder transferred to Oklahoma State from Kansas State after playing at Wichita Collegiate High School. Taylor has run tough in both drills, especially inside drill, and shown up with some tough, hard runs in scrimmages.
Via oklahomastate.scout.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

K-State's Daniel Sams makes moves to wide receiver

He’s still listed as a quarterback on the roster and may take some snaps when the 2014 season gets under way, but right now in spring practice Daniel Sams is a wide receiver for the Kansas State football team. The possibility of Sams shifting to running back or receiver was broached late last season as Jake Waters took the majority of snaps at quarterback. Coach Bill Snyder was...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Wildcat Mitch Richmond voted into Basketball Hall of Fame

The former Kansas State star's best NBA years were on losing teams in Sacramento. He averaged a career-high 25.9 points for a 34-48 team in 1996-97.
Via FOXSports.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Smith Holds Two Offers

Saint Charles (MO) Francis Howell running back Sutton Smith has an offer from Northern Illinois and is high on the Huskies. He's also receiving increased interest from Kansas State and Illinois.
Via recruiting.scout.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas State Football: 5 Biggest Questions Heading Into 2014

Wildcats spring football practice began on Wednesday, and the team coached by the wily veteran Bill Snyder, have several key questions which need to be addressed as they look to improve on last year’s 8 win season. What will the Wildcats do with Daniel Sams? Sams is a dynamic dual threat quarterback who is far more efficient with his legs than he is his arm. In the 2013 season...
Via Football Nation
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas State Wildcats 2014 Spring Football Preview

No one really knows how Bill Snyder does it but he continues to churn out bowl appearances and 1,000-yard rushers the way (some) other teams in the...
Via Athlon Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

K-State's Daniel Sams is too good a talent to waste on the bench

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- When they hand you the Super Soaker, you don't pump once, admire the craftsmanship and then stick it back in the box. When given a shot to test-drive Uncle Morty's refurbished '64 Comet Caliente, you don't spend your turn trying to parallel park the beast. When Superman offers a lift, you don't ask for a ride to the nearest Target. When Bruce...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Safe to Say John Callipari's 'Tweak' is Working for Kentucky?

After the spanking Florida put on Kentucky to end the regular season the future was not looking bright for the Wildcats. Here they were, the preseason No. 1 and they were going in to the conference tournament unranked. Needless to say--not good.Than the 'tweak' happened--and now they are in the Elite 8, playing for a spot in the Final Four, and expected by many to make it...
Via FatManWriting
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan enters Elite Eight stage as a 2-point underdog to Kentucky

eeding be damned, the money is with Kentucky. Despite sitting as the No. 2 seed in the Midwest Region with a 28-8 record and 2013 Final Four pedigree, Michigan is a 2-point underdog to No. 8 seed Kentucky in the Elite Eight. The Wildcats are coming off a wild 74-69 victory over in-state rival Louisville, the region's No. 4 seed, while U-M held off a feverish late comeback by...
Via Pro Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

K-State exit interview: A season with Marcus Foster and 20 wins ain't bad

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- THE EXIT INTERVIEW: KANSAS STATE (20-13, 10-8 Big 12) What went right: Marcus Foster, Marcus Foster and Marcus Foster. Despite sharing a state with the likes of Andrew Wiggins, Joel Embiid and Wayne Selden, the Wichita Falls, Texas, native was the second-most productive freshman, offensively, of the lot -- and perhaps the most pleasant surprise. A fearless gunner...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Marquette fans seem to love Bruce Weber to MU idea; KSU fans wish him well

Still nothing definitive on Bruce Weber leaving Kansas State to become the Head Coach at Marquette. Here’s what we reported Monday morning, and analyzed why and why not Bruce Weber to MU would make sense. Nothing’s changed since then, other than what seems like the entire Milwaukee media, at least the whole television contingent, seriously jumping the gun on Shaka Smart to MU...
Via The Sports Bank
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruce Weber to Marquette rumors: legitimate? Or K-State fan paranoia?

A source close to the Marquette Athletic Department told The Sports Bank last night that Bruce Weber is interested in the Marquette opening. Which isn’t really news given that Weber was also rumored to be interested in the same job back when Buzz Williams was first hired. Coincidentally, Kansas State fans have already started expressing concern online over the idea that Bruce Weber...
Via The Sports Bank
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas State Walk-On T’d Up For Dunking During Warmups (Video)

Kansas State was issued a technical foul Friday before its game against Kentucky even began. With 19:58 left on the pregame clock, K-State sophomore Brian Rohleder dunked the ball while the Wildcats were going through their layup lines. Rohleder was immediately hit with an “administrative technical foul” in accordance with an NCAA rule deeming dunks within 20 minutes of tip...
Via NESN.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas State given technical foul after walk-on dunks during warmups (GIF)

Kansas State lost a close game to Kentucky in the NCAA Tournament on Friday night but, hey, one group of Wildcats was spotted a 1-0 lead before tipoff. How did that happen? Kansas State was assessed a technical foul during warmups. Kansas State guard Brian Rohleder, a sophomore walk-on, threw down a dunk during warmups […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo Gallery: UK vs. Kansas State

This AllWildcats photo gallery features images from Kentucky’s 56-49 opening-round win over Kansas State on Friday night in the NCAA Tournament.
Via kentucky.scout.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas State hit with technical foul for stupid pregame rule

Before the Kansas State-Kentucky game even started, the KSU Wildcats were already at a disadvantage. Walk-on Brian Rohleder was handed a technical foul after dunking during the warm-ups of the team’s second-round NCAA Tournament game. The actual ‘reason’ for Rohleder’s technical foul is even more bizarre: Official explanation on technical. Rule says you can't dunk...
Via Diehardsport
25 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 8 seed Kentucky holds off Kansas State, 56-49

ST. LOUIS (AP) Julius Randle had 19 points and 15 rebounds, Aaron Harrison finished with 18 points and No. 8 seed Kentucky held on to beat Kansas State 56-49 on Friday night to earn a date with top-seeded Wichita State in the NCAA tournament.
Via FOXSports.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

K State assessed technical foul after pregame warm up dunk

Ever seen a tip-off in a NCAA Tournament game when one of the teams already has a point on the scoreboard? Well, it happened tonight. Kansas State walk-on Brian Rohleder dunked during pre-game warmups, resulting in a technical foul. Kentucky’s Andrew Harrison made one of the two free throws awarded. UK’s Twitter account clarified the ruling. Kansas State was accessed a Class...
Via College Spun
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas State dunked in pregame warmups, cost themselves a pre-tip point

Here’s something you don’t see that often, at least in March. A Kansas State reserve dunked during the pregame warmups and Kentucky was rewarded with two free throws prior to tip-off in what is called an “Administrative Foul”. UK made 1 of the 2. Related Posts Michigan and Ohio State got into it in the pregame warmups How Kansas Can And Will Win Updated BCS standings puts...
Via College Football Section
26 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 March Madness: Kentucky Vs. Kansas State – Game Time, TV Schedule, Predictions

We know who this guy is rooting for. In perhaps the most intriguing game of the second round of the NCAA Tournament, the Kentucky Wildcats, who were ranked as the preseason No. 1 team in the country, will take their No. 8 seed to St. Louis to take on Kansas State. Be sure to click here for more on Kentucky and Kansas State. Also, check out our printable bracket here. Date: Friday...
Via College Spun
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Self, Weber and Marshall come together for a photo

Kansas, Kansas State and Wichita State are all in St. Louis this week for the NCAA tournament. On Thursday afternoon, the three coaches of the only Kansas D-1 basketball programs came together for a photo.   Rick Plumlee of the Wichita Eagle described the scene on Twitter as “It was like getting Russia, U.S.and China together.” Here’s a video of their mini photoshoot:
Via Rock Chalk Blog
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruce Weber has found Manhappiness at Kansas State

Bruce Weber sounds like a man who has been at Kansas State for 25 years, not two. Ask Weber, the Wildcats basketball coach, what he enjoys most about his job, and he rattles off details about the dinner he had with donors a few weeks back, the strangers who gave him purple clothes when he was new in town and the fan base that has made him feel at home. That last part is especially...
Via Pro Sports Daily
27 days ago  |  Discuss

16(0) Sweet Words of March Madness: 2010 Sweet 16 – Kansas State 101, Xavier 96

(Ed’s Note: With the NCAA Tournament officially kicking off on March 18th/20th, we here at TSFJ will be giving the people 16(0) sweet words on 16 (bitter)sweet moments of March Madness past. Next up is Kenny Masenda, whose appreciation of the #FearTheBeard movement is unprecedented. Oh, and if we go over 160 words…well, our bad.) […] The post 16(0) Sweet Words of March Madness...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
29 days ago  |  Discuss

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