With a chance to go to New York for the NIT season tip-off tournament, the Kansas State Wildcats (3-0) had to handle their business first and beat the Alabama-Huntsville Chargers, who just beat a very good North Texas team.
The Bruce Weber era started off with a win as the Kansas State Wildcats opened there season with a convincing 85-52 win over North Dakota.
Matthew Atewe, a 6-9 power forward from Notre Dame Prep (MA), took a trip to Manhattan to take in the football game against North Texas and develop relationships with the basketball staff and learn about the program.
After a long recruiting process, 2013 Hirschi (Tex.) combo guard Marcus Foster ended his recruitment. Foster was one of the first prospects that the new staff targeted with Alvin Brooks III being the lead recruiter.
When Kansas State Wildcats president Kirk Schulz and athletic director John Currie introduced Bruce Weber as the school's new head coach, a shockwave of disappointment fell over the Wildcat nation.
The Kansas State Wildcats will announce Bruce Weber as the new head men's basketball coach at a 3:00pm press conference today. On March 9th, Weber was fired from Illinois after finishing the season 17-15 with the Fighting Illini.