Kansas St. Rumors & News

  • Kamau Stokes returning to Kansas State after testing draft waters

    Fanrag Sports "Kansas State Wildcats talent Kamau Stokes is returning to the program next season, a source told FanRag Sports on Monday. He had originally entered the 2017 NBA Draft but did so without hiring an agent. By not signing any professional representation, he retained his eligibility. Stokes averaged..." May 23

  • Iowa deputy athletic director Gene Taylor named new AD at Kansas State

    Land of 10 "Kansas State named Iowa deputy director of athletics Gene Taylor its new athletic director on Friday. Taylor joined the Iowa athletic department in 2014. His responsibilities included administrative oversight of the athletic department’s daily operations. He was the No. 2 administrator behind..." April 15

  • Cincinnati blows by Kansas State

    The Sports Xchange "SACRAMENTO -- Troy Caupain drove inside against his defender, absorbed the contact and finished at the rim as the referee whistled for a foul that sent Cincinnati's senior guard to the free-throw line for a three-point play. Caupain pounded his chest, turned to the crowd and roared at a..." March 17

  • Kansas State advances with 95-88 win over Wake Forest

    The Sports Xchange "DAYTON -- Kansas State coach Bruce Weber looked at the stats sheet Tuesday night and saw that his team had just shot 66 percent in an NCAA Tournament game. "I don't know if that's a record," Weber said. "But that's pretty good for any game, especially in an NCAA game on a neutral court."..." March 15

  • West Virginia survives tough semifinal, reaches Big 12 title game

    The Sports Xchange "KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The stats said West Virginia should have lost, but the final score didn't. The Mountaineers escaped with a 51-50 victory over Kansas State in the semifinals of the Big 12 tourament on Friday night. Coach Bob Huggins had a simple explanation. "Coaching," he..." March 11

  • Kansas State knocks off Baylor

    The Sports Xchange "KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- If Kansas State was playing desperate, Baylor coach Scott Drew hopes his team becomes desperate in the NCAA Tournament. The Wildcats, who many thought were playing for their tournament lives, shot 65 percent in the second half and hit 11 of 12 free throws down the stretch..." March 10

  • K-State coasts past Texas Tech

    The Sports Xchange "Kansas State built a double-digit lead in the first half and cruised to a 61-48 victory over Texas Tech on Saturday at Fred Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, Kansas. The Wildcats led by 12 points at halftime and kept the lead between 12 and 18 points the entire second half. Kansas State..." March 04

  • Kansas State hangs on to defeat TCU

    The Sports Xchange "Dean Wade led all scorers with 20 points and Wesley Iwundu contributed 16 points and 10 rebounds as Kansas State held on to beat TCU 75-74 in a Big 12 game Wednesday night in Fort Worth, Texas. Kamau Stokes, who also finished with 16 points for Kansas State, made all four of his free-throw..." March 02

  • Kurger wins 600th as Oklahoma romps

    The Sports Xchange "NORMAN, Okla. -- Khadeem Lattin scored 17 points, leading Oklahoma to an 81-51 win over Kansas State on Saturday at Lloyd Noble Center. The win was Sooners coach Lon Kruger's 600th of his career. Oklahoma (10-18, 4-12 Big 12) led for all but 21 seconds of the game and never trailed, a..." February 25

  • Oklahoma State continues hot streak at K-State

    The Sports Xchange "Oklahoma State continued its late-season push and dealt a serious blow to Kansas State's NCAA Tournament hopes, beating the Wildcats 80-68 Wednesday night at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, Kan. The Cowboys (19-9, 8-7 Big 12) won for the ninth time in 10 games. Oklahoma State gave up..." February 23

  • Kansas State knocks off Texas on late tip-in

    The Sports Xchange "D.J. Johnson's tip-in with 1.6 seconds to play and his ensuing free throw lifted Kansas State to a 64-61 victory over Texas on Saturday afternoon in Big 12 play at the Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. Barry Brown's running one-hander with 39.1 to play gave the Wildcats a 61-59 lead but it was..." February 18

  • Iowa State cruises past Kansas State

    The Sports Xchange "Iowa State raced to an early lead then held Kansas State at bay to earn a 87-79 victory Wednesday night in a Big 12 game at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, Kan. It was the second time this season that the Cyclones used a torrid first half to build a big lead against Kansas State. Much..." February 15

  • No. 13 West Virginia dominates second half to rout Kansas State

    The Sports Xchange "MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Kansas State kept going to the foul line, but that wasn't enough to offset No. 13 West Virginia going to the basket. The Mountaineers dominated the second half for a 85-66 win and dominated by driving the lane with K-State lacking top big man D.J. Johnson. Jevon..." February 11

  • Mason's toughness leads No. 3 Kansas past K-State

    The Sports Xchange "MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Rarely is the term "tough" the first word used to describe the smallest player on the floor, but for Kansas' Frank Mason, it fits. Mason scored a team-high 21 points as No. 3 Kansas escaped with a 74-71 victory over Kansas State on Monday in the Sunflower Showdown at..." February 07

  • Kansas State holds on to upset No. 2 Baylor

    The Sports Xchange "WACO, Texas -- Kansas State coach Bruce Weber said he told his team its Big 12 Conference game against Baylor would play out like a boxing match. The Wildcats put Baylor on the mat early and then Kansas State had enough punch left at the end to grab an impressive 56-54 victory over the..." February 04

  • TCU gains rare Big 12 road win

    The Sports Xchange "TCU outscored Kansas State 13-7 in overtime to defeat the Wildcats 86-80 Wednesday night in Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, Kan. It was just the third road victory for the Horned Frogs, against 38 defeats, in their five years in the Big 12. Other than a big, early lead by TCU, this was a..." February 01

  • Tennessee dominates Kansas State in SEC/Big 12 Challenge

    The Sports Xchange "Tennessee raced out to a big halftime lead and then cruised in the second half in a 70-58 victory over Kansas State on Saturday in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge in Knoxville, Tenn. The Volunteers led by 17 at halftime, and the Wildcats never got closer than nine points in the second half...." January 28

  • Iowa State gets past Kansas State

    The Sports Xchange "Iowa State blew a 20-point second-half lead against Kansas State but held on to win 70-65 on Tuesday night at Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa. With the win, the suddenly resurgent Cyclones moved closer to the top of the Big 12. Matt Thomas scored a career-high 25 points, including 20 in..." January 25

  • Kansas State upends No. 7 West Virginia

    The Sports Xchange "MANHATTAN, Kan.--"Press" Virginia got a taste of its own medicine. No. 7 West Virginia, which came into Saturday's action leading the nation in turnovers forced at more than 23, committed a season-high 23 turnovers of their own and fell to Kansas State 79-75 Saturday at Bramlage Coliseum...." January 21

  • Kansas State cranks out 96-88 win at Oklahoma State

    The Sports Xchange "Kansas State attacked from the outset and never relented Wednesday night, downing Oklahoma State 96-88 at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater, Okla. The Wildcats shot 56 percent from the floor and scored 48 points in the paint, snapping a two-game losing streak to improve to 14-4 overall and..." January 19

  • Lecomte helps No. 1 Baylor slide past Kansas State

    The Sports Xchange "MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Baylor's stay at the top of the polls might be short lived, but the Bears proved they're a team to be reckoned with after a hard-fought 77-68 victory on the road over No. 25 Kansas State on Saturday. "They out-toughed us," Kansas State forward D.J. Johnson said after the..." January 14

  • Texas Tech squeaks past No. 25 Kansas State

    The Sports Xchange "LUBBOCK, Texas -- Texas Tech keeps finding ways to knock off top-25 foes on the Red Raiders' home court. A week after upsetting No. 7 West Virginia by a point in overtime, Texas Tech overcame No. 25 Kansas State in the final minute of regulation to grasp a 66-65 victory at United..." January 11

  • Kansas State uses balanced attack to hold off Oklahoma

    The Sports Xchange "Kansas State sprinted to a big lead early then kept Oklahoma at bay throughout a back-and-forth second half on the way to a 75-64 victory Saturday at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, Kansas. Down 16 at halftime, Oklahoma scored the first seven points of the second half to cut the lead to..." January 07

  • No. 3 Kansas slips past Kansas State

    The Sports Xchange "LAWRENCE, Kan. -- The final play No. 3 Kansas ran Tuesday was not designed for Svi Mykhailiuk. The junior guard, however, saw no other option but to hurry down the floor and head for the rim. His layup at the buzzer enabled the Jayhawks to hold off Kansas State, 90-88, in Allen..." January 04

  • K-State holds off Texas

    The Sports Xchange "Kansas State converted 9 of 10 shots from the free-throw line in the final minute to hold off Texas 65-62 on Friday night at Bramlage Coliseum in the Big 12 Conference opener for both squads. Texas trailed by 13 with 7:23 remaining in the game, but a late flurry, including seven straight..." December 30

  • Kansas State shuts down Gardner-Webb

    The Sports Xchange "Kansas State used a suffocating defense over the final seven minutes of the first half to gain a comfortable margin, and cruised through the second half to defeat Gardner-Webb 67-54 on Wednesday night at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, Kan. The Wildcats finished the first half with a 19-1..." December 21

  • Kansas State suspends Isaiah Maurice indefinitely for policy violation

    The Topeka Capital-Journal "Two players counted on to bolster Kansas State’s front-line depth have been taken out of the mix. Prior to K-State’s game against Colorado State on Saturday, coach Bruce Weber announced freshman center Dante Williams has elected to transfer out of the program while freshman forward Isaiah..." December 18

  • Kansas State pulls away in second half

    The Sports Xchange "Kansas State used a surge late in the first half to grab the lead and pulled away with a strong second half to defeat Colorado State 89-70 on Saturday at the Pepsi Center in Denver. D.J. Johnson scored 19 points to lead Kansas State (10-1), which outscored the Rams 45-33 after..." December 17

  • Kansas State rallies past Washington State

    The Sports Xchange "Kansas State started slowly but came on strong to defeat Washington State 70-56 in the Wildcat Classic on Saturday night at Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo. The Wildcats outscored the Cougars 42-30 in the second half. Kansas State used stifling inside defense in the second half to..." December 10

  • Kansas State pulls away from Prairie View

    The Sports Xchange "Kansas State used a second-half surge to put away pesky Prairie View A&M 74-55 Tuesday night at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, Kan. The Wildcats outscored the Panthers 39-26 after intermission. It was the seventh time in nine games that Kansas State posted at least 70 points. The win..." December 06

  • Kansas State clubs Saint Louis 84-53

    The Sports Xchange "Kansas State used big contributions from St. Louis-area natives to defeat Saint Louis University 84-53 on Saturday night at Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis. D.J. Johnson, a senior from Parkway North in St. Louis, led the Wildcats with 21 points on 10-of-11 shooting from the field and 10..." December 03

  • Kansas State routs Wisconsin-Green Bay

    The Sports Xchange "Kansas State used an efficient offense and smothering defense in a 80-61 victory over Wisconsin-Green Bay on Tuesday night in Manhattan, Kan. It was the fourth time this season that the Wildcats have scored 80 or more points. Kansas State (6-1) was led by Barry Brown with 18 points...." November 30