Curry gifts 'unreleased shoes' to Retrievers

Warriors star Steph Curry supplied "unreleased shoes" and "swag" for No. 16 seed UMBC that they will wear against Kansas State on Sunday.
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March Madness 2018: Kansas State's leading scorer out against UMBC

Wildcats' Dean Wade will miss Sunday's game with a foot injury that he suffered in the Big 12 Tournament.
Via Sporting News
23 minutes ago

Report: K-State's leading scorer Dean Wade out Sunday against UMBC

The UMBC Retrievers have already made NCAA Tournament history, becoming the first No. 16 seed to defeat a 1 in the men’s tournament. Hours before tip off of the Round of 32 game against No. 9 Kansas State, UMBC’s road to another win got a little clearer.Dean Wade — the Wildcats’ leading scorer who has been nursing a foot injury suffered in the Big XII Tournament — will miss Sunday...
Via Sportsnaut
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

SLATE: Your Supervillian Wildcats

Be careful not to choke on your aspirations. To the surprise of nobody whatsoever, the historic significance of tonight’s second-round game between K-State and UMBC has not been lost upon the media. As a result, we’ve got a ton of links for you to wade through today, and we’re going to dive right in, but first: Today’s Slate was prepared at 2:00am, so if you see any interesting...
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10 hours ago

UMBC alum and friends behind $800 Vegas bet

UMBC alum Eric Barger and his friends will "have at least a couple hundred" on Sunday's game against Kansas State after their $800 money-line bet on the Retrievers against No. 1 overall seed Virginia yielded a $16,000 profit.
20 hours ago

March Madness 2018: Mike McGuirl takes the role of March hero for Kansas State

Every March Madness season there are unlikely heroes that emerge. And for Kansas State, that hero was freshman Mike McGuirl.
Via Sporting News
21 hours ago

March Madness 2018: Kansas State calls itself the underdog against UMBC

"We have got that underdog feeling," Kansas State's sophomore forward Makol Mawien said about facing No. 16 seed UMBC.
Via Sporting News
21 hours ago

March Madness 2018: UMBC has rest of NCAA Tournament on alert—'We can't take this team lightly'

SN's Ryan Fagan interviewed players from UNC, Texas A&M and Kansas State, following the Retrievers' historic win against Virginia.
Via Sporting News
23 hours ago

2018 NCAA Tournament: Kansas State vs. UMBC Preview and Prediction

(9) Kansas State (23-11) vs. (16) UMBC (25-10), 6:45 p.m., Charlotte, N.C. truTV How they got here: Kansas State dispatched Creighton 69-59 with what seemed like ease. Barry Brown Jr. scored 18 points and shot 70 percent from the charity stripe. The Wildcats took five times as many free throws as the Bluejays. UMBC (University […]
Via Heartland College Sports
1 day ago

Slate: Kansas State advances in NCAA Tourney

But that’s not yesterday’s biggest story by a long shot Kansas State beat Creighton 69-59 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, the first such win with Bruce Weber as head coach. The Wildcats are now 11-5 in the first round all-time and 35-33 overall in the tournament. Our own Luke Sobba has more HERE. The win was due in large part to a standout performance from freshman...
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1 day ago

10 biggest takeaways from Friday’s NCAA Tournament action

If you had any doubts about whether or not March would truly go mad, Friday answered those doubts with authority. We saw close games up and down the slate of games, highlighted by a historic upset.For thirteen consecutive hours Friday, the NCAA Tournament treated fans to non-stop action. While some fans may grumble about how that action affected their favorite team or their bracket...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Kansas State vs. Creighton: Live updates from NCAA Tournament 2018, score, online stream, TV info

Here's how to watch the first-round matchup between the Bluejays and the Wildcats
Via CBSSports.com
2 days ago

SLATE: Cats prepare for Foster, Creighton

Women win NIT opener, baseball faces Charleston We apologize for the lack of a Slate yesterday. It’s all KSUEMAW!’s fault, and he’s been given the black sanction by our wetworks team. He’ll be missed terribly, at least until his zombification process completes and he comes back none the worse for wear. Because of that, guess what? You get TWO days’ worth of links today! Truly, we...
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2 days ago

Minus top scorer, Kansas State tops Creighton 69-59 in South

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Barry Brown scored 18 points and ninth-seeded Kansas State posted a 69-59 wire-to-wire victory over No. 8 Creighton on Friday night despite playing without leading scorer Dean Wade. Mike McGuirl added 17 points and Kamau Stokes had 11 as the Wildcats won a first-round NCAA Tournament game for the first time since 2012. Wade had been expected to play after suffering...
Via MyNorthwest.com
2 days ago

Big 12 2018 NCAA Tournament First-Round Preview — South Region

(8) Creighton (21-11) vs. (9) Kansas State (22-11), 5:50 p.m., Friday, Charlotte, N. C., TNT How they got here: The season results are strikingly similar. Both teams were on the bubble and earned at-large bids. Their conference records were identical at 8-10. Creighton finished ahead of Kansas State in the RPI rankings at No.44, while […]
Via Heartland College Sports
3 days ago

Dear Selection Committee...

It’s not just K-State. All across the country, there’s a dearth of marquee home-game matchups. But the NCAA Tournament Selection Committee could change that. Dear NCAA Tournament Selection Committee… No, I’m not writing to complain about K-State’s seed. I’m writing to ask you to help us make college basketball better. We’ve heard the talk about K-State’s non-conference schedule...
Via Bring on the Cats
6 days ago

K-State earns nine-seed vs Creighton

The Big 12 got seven bids, plus two more teams in the NIT. It’s been a long time since it’s been possible to start an article with the words “Marcus Foster and the Kansas State Wildcats head to...” Well, wait no longer. Marcus Foster and the Kansas State Wildcats head to Charlotte, N.C., for the first round of the 2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament on Friday. The Wildcats drew...
Via Bring on the Cats
6 days ago

The Latest: March Madness 2018 NCAA Tournament selection Sunday

The Latest on NCAA Tournament selection Sunday (all times Eastern): __ 6:28 p.m. The No. 1 seeds for the NCAA Tournament are Virginia, Villanova, Kansas and Xavier with the top-ranked Cavaliers getting preferential seeding in the South Region. The first four games in Dayton, Ohio, will be LIU-Brooklyn against Radford and St. Bonaventure against UCLA on Tuesday night, and North Carolina...
Via The Denver Post
6 days ago

2018 Kansas State Wildcats Spring Practice Preview

College basketball is heading down the home stretch, college baseball has started, but let’s not forget (I know many of you aren’t) that spring practice is already getting underway across the country. We will handle spring previews for every Big 12 football team and roll them out based on when their respective spring practices begin. […]
Via Heartland College Sports
7 days ago

K-State MBB: Who produced?

No surprise, the stats love Dean Wade. With the Kansas State Wildcats awaiting news on their postseason destination, I thought today would be a good time to look at the stats from the regular season and Big 12 Tournament. The “Prd” stat in the second-to-last column is short for production. Not really an advanced stat at all, just an easy way to look at how much each guy contributed...
Via Bring on the Cats
7 days ago

2018 NCAA Tournament: Kansas State Wildcats

NCAA Tournament scouting report: Kansas State Wildcats
Via CBSSports.com
7 days ago

K-State guard Brown exits after arm to face

Kansas State guard Barry Brown Jr. was knocked out of Friday's Big 12 Tournament semifinal game with an apparent eye injury after taking an arm to the face from Kansas guard Devonte' Graham.
8 days ago

Michigan adds Ron Prince as offensive analyst

Former Kansas State head coach Ron Prince is heading to Ann Arbor to help out Michigan's football program. He just so happens have a couple of Big Ten connections already in play as well.
Via College Football Talk
9 days ago

K-State's Wade out for semifinal vs. Kansas

Looking ahead to the NCAA tournament, Kansas State forward Dean Wade will miss the Wildcats' Big 12 semifinal tilt vs. Kansas after injuring his foot in Thursday's quarterfinal win.
9 days ago

K-State edges TCU 66-64 in OT to advance in the Big 12 Tourney

It wasn’t always pretty, but the Wildcats came out on top in the end. Barry Brown Jr. only had 11 points today, but his last two were by far the most important, as his layup with 11 seconds left in the overtime period were enough to put the Kansas State Wildcats ahead and secure the 66-64 victory over the TCU Horned Frogs. It was tight game throughout, and neither team could ever...
Via Bring on the Cats
10 days ago
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