Kansas St. Rumors & News

  • Kansas State dismisses Isaiah Maurice for violation of team rules

    Kansas.com "Kansas State sophomore forward Isaiah Maurice has been dismissed from the basketball team for a violation of team rules, the school announced Thursday. The school’s news release did not specify Maurice’s violation. “There are standards of conduct required to be a member of our program, and..." June 16

  • 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