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September 5, 2012

Big 12 Wrap-Up: Week 1

Filed under: Football — Tags: , , — Brandon Starkey @ 7:34 pm

The season kicked off last Saturday night at Family Stadium. It wasn’t the easiest game to watch as the Wildcats looked very sloppy to start the game. Missouri State matched the Wildcats blow for blow in the first half, and if it wasn’t for some major missteps in the red zone the Bears probably would have had a significant lead going into the half.

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August 30, 2012

2013 Kansas State Recruiting Rundown

The could be adding another member to the 2013 men’s basketball recruiting class fairly soon. Following the July live period, the Wildcats narrowed down its focus to a certain amount of players and some of them will be filling the stands this weekend when the ‘Cats take on Missouri State in football. (more…)

March 31, 2012

K-State to hire Bruce Weber as coach

Filed under: Basketball — Tags: , , — Paul Badke @ 9:48 am

The will announce 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. Weber has a career coaching record of 313-155, including eight trips to the NCAA Tournament and an appearance in the national championship game in 2005.

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March 20, 2012

K-State basketball 2011-12 season review

Filed under: Basketball — Tags: , , — DeAnte Mitchell @ 12:24 pm

Not everyone expected the (22-11, 10-8) to be much of a contender this season. Kansas State was picked to finish sixth in the Big 12 by the coaches before the season and despite finishing close to that, the Wildcats proved to be a much better team in a stacked .

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March 6, 2012

Henriquez, McGruder on All-Big 12 Teams

Filed under: Basketball — Tags: , , — DeAnte Mitchell @ 6:37 pm

After a formidable season, both Jordan Henriquez and Rodney McGruder became the only two  (21-9, 10-8) handed All-Big 12 honors this season, while senior was given an All-Big 12 Honorable Mention. McGruder was named to the All-Big 12 Second Team as well as Big 12 All-Defensive Team.

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February 10, 2012

Wildcats start a tough stretch with Longhorns

Filed under: Basketball — Tags: , , — DeAnte Mitchell @ 7:06 am

So far this season the (17-6, 6-5) have been much better than many thought. The Wildcats picked up key wins against Virginia Tech, Alabama and Missouri. The Wildcats have also been competitive in a conference that has three top ten teams and six possible NCAA tournament squads.

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January 5, 2012

Cotton Bowl Preview: Arkansas Razorbacks

Filed under: Football — Tags: , , , — Brandon Starkey @ 6:07 am

The day all Wildcat fans have been waiting for is nearly upon us. Rap battles have occurred. Trash talk has circulated the two teams’ message boards. But on January 6th the players will have the final word on which team is the best. It will also be the only match-up between Big 12 and the SEC this season. Therefore, there is a lot at stake in this game and it means more than just one team beating another.

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December 26, 2011

Kansas State wins Diamond Head Classic

Filed under: Basketball — Tags: , , — DeAnte Mitchell @ 7:41 am

Rodney McGruder was perfect from the field in the first half of the 2011 and finished business in the second half leading the (10-1, 0-0) to an impressive 77-60 victory over the Long Beach State 49ers (7-6, 0-0). McGruder finished with a career-high 28 points and six rebounds on 10-of-11 (90%) shooting from the field.

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December 18, 2011

Kansas State upsets No. 21 Alabama

Filed under: Basketball — Tags: , , — DeAnte Mitchell @ 3:28 pm

Jordan Henriquez scored a career-high 17 points, added eight rebounds and two blocks off the bench, as the (7-1, 0-0) managed to hold off the No. 21 (8-3, 0-0) in front of 16,685 fans at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri spoiling the homecoming for Alabama guard Trevor Releford.

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December 17, 2011

Kansas State to take on Alabama

Filed under: Basketball — Tags: , , , — DeAnte Mitchell @ 9:09 am

The (6-1, 0-0) will face another tough test during non-conference as they take on the No. 21 (8-2, 0-0) at the Sprint Center on December 17, 2011. Not only is this a tough task for the Wildcats, but Alabama is arguably the toughest opponent they’ll face until conference play.

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