KANSAS STATE RUMORS & GOSSIP

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...
Via Associated Press
1 day 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 Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Bring on the Cats
1 day 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
3 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
3 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

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
4 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...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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

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

Collin Klein expected to return to Kansas State as QB coach

It didn’t take long for Collin Klein to find his way back to Manhattan, Kansas. According to multiple reports, Klein will be joining Kansas State as an assistant coach and quarterbacks coach. An official announcement is expected next week. Last season, Klein was coaching quarterbacks at Northern Iowa. Heartland College Sports actually interviewed him last summer before his season...
Via Heartland College Sports
7 days ago

Ex-QB Collin Klein Returns To Kansas State As Assistant Coach

A familiar face is returning to Kansas State. According to a report from ESPN.com on Sunday morning, former Wildcats quarterback Collin Klein is set to replace longtime assistant coach Del Miller on Bill Synder’s staff. Two years after finishing in third-place in Heisman voting, Klein spent some time on the Kansas State staff as assistant director of recruiting, a defensive quality...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago

Wildcats hope close losses don't hinder tournament chances

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- When Kansas State blew a late lead against Maryland and lost by a point, it was easy to chalk it up as a frustrating defeat that people would soon forget. Except that more frustrating defeats have followed. And that has made the loss to the Terrapins resonate even now, well into February. The Wildcats (16-8, 5-6 Big 12) have become experts when it comes to losing...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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