Gipson and Williams Take Home Wildcat Basketball MVPs


Seniors Thomas Gipson and Nino Williams were named co-winners of the Rolando Blackman Team Most Valuable Player award to highlight festivities at the annual Kansas State men’s basketball banquet held Wednesday night at the Colbert Hills Clubhouse.   It marked the third time in the nine-year history of the award that there were co-winners of […]

Rivals Basketball Recruiting Analyst Eric Bossi on 580 Sports Talk


The 2014-2015 basketball season is complete, so that means the recruiting chase is in full swing.  The Wildcats and the Jayhawks each announced a signee to their 2015 class. For the Jayhawks they signed Carlton Bragg a 6-9 power forward from Cleveland, Ohio. The Wildcats announced point guard Kamau Stokes of Baltimore Maryland has inked […]

Nigel Johnson To Transfer From K-State


Bruce Weber continues to see his roster for next season dwindle. The latest departure is Nigel Johnson, a sophomore point guard. Johnson sent out a tweet Wednesday morning ( seen below) announcing his intent to transfer from the K-State Basketball Program.  Johnson joins Jevon Thomas, Marcus Foster, and Tre Harris as K-State basketball players not […]

K-State MBB Dismisses Marcus Foster and Tre Harris


MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State head coach Bruce Weber announced today that two players have been dismissed from the men’s basketball program and another has elected to transfer. Sophomore Marcus Foster and freshman Tre Harris have been dismissed from the program, while sophomore Jevon Thomas has decided to transfer to a school closer to home. […]

Standing-Room Only Tickets Now Available for Spring Game

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – The K-State Nation continues to set a national standard in support of the Wildcats as athletics officials announced today that all non-premium public reserved and general admission seats have been sold for the 2015 Purple/White Spring Football Game at Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kansas, on April 25.   “Sporting Park will […]

Audio: TCU Ends K-State Season With 67-65 Win In Big 12 Tourney

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Audio: Bruce Weber & Thomas Gipson  Gipson- "It's disappointing it has to end like this. I wish it could've been different. That's just what happens." — Alex Gold (@AlexGold) March 12, 2015 KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Chris Washburn and Kyan Anderson scored 16 points apiece, and TCU held on down the stretch to beat Kansas […]

Texas Handles KSU in Austin


Texas used a stellar defensive effort, including an opponent school record-high 14 blocked shots, to post a 62-49 win over Kansas State on Saturday afternoon before 12,053 at the Frank Erwin Center.   With the loss, K-State (15-16, 8-10 Big 12) dropped to the No. 8 seed in next week’s Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship […]

Big 12 Weekend Results, Upcoming Schedule, Standings, Top 25 Poll and Teleconference Audio


Saturday’s results: Kansas 69 Texas 64Kansas State 70 Iowa State 69Baylor 78 West Virginia 66Oklahoma 67 TCU 60Texas Tech 63 Oklahoma State 62 Upcoming Schedule: Monday, March 2 Baylor at Texas (ESPNU) 6:00 p.m. CT Oklahoma at Iowa State (ESPN) 8:00 p.m. CT Tuesday, March 3 West Virginia at Kansas (ESPN2) 8:00 p.m. CT Wednesday, […]

K-State Announces Future Non-Conference Football Matchups


Highlighted by home-and-home series with Mississippi State and Vanderbilt of the Southeastern Conference, Kansas State announced today its future non-conference football games that have been finalized through the 2020 football season. The full 2015 schedule, which was released this past fall, includes non-conference home games against South Dakota and Louisiana Tech and a trip back […]

Wildcats Take Down Jayhawks Behind Career High from Johnson


Nigel Johnson scored a career-high 20 points, Nino Williams hit a clinching jumper in the final minute and Kansas State rallied to beat eighth-ranked Kansas 70-63 on Monday night. Williams finished with 15 points in his final regular-season game against the Jayhawks, and Thomas Gipson added 12 points as the Wildcats (14-15, 7-9 Big 12) overcame […]

Big 12 Results, Upcoming Schedule, Standings, AP Poll and Teleconference Audio


Saturday’s Results: Baylor 69 Kansas State 42Kansas 81 TCU 72Oklahoma 79 Texas Tech 75 (OT)West Virginia 73 Oklahoma State 63Iowa State 85 Texas 77 Upcoming Schedule Monday, February 23 Kansas at Kansas State (ESPN) 8:00 p.m. CT Tuesday, February 24 Texas at West Virginia (ESPN2) 7:00 p.m. ET Wednesday, February 25 Texas Tech at TCU […]

Baylor Thumps Cats in Waco


No. 20/20 Baylor used a balanced scoring effort led by junior Rico Gathers’ double-double to post a 69-42 win over Kansas State in front of 8,046 at the Ferrell Center on Saturday.   Baylor (20-7, 8-6 Big 12) connected 49.1 percent (27-of-55) from the field, including 54.5 percent (12-of-22) in the second half, and saw […]

Slow Start Dooms Wildcats in Fort Worth


A complete effort on both ends of the court helped TCU post a 69-55 win over Kansas State in front of 3,804 at Wilkerson-Greines Center on Wednesday night.   The Horned Frogs (16-10, 3-10 Big 12) were solid on both offense and defense in gaining their first win over the Wildcats (13-14, 6-8 Big 12) […]

Big 12 Scores, Upcoming Schedule, Top 25 Rankings and Teleconference Audio


Saturday’s Results: Kansas 74 Baylor 64Kansas State 59 Oklahoma 56Iowa State 79 West Virginia 59TCU 70 Oklahoma State 55Texas 56 Texas Tech 41 Upcoming schedule: Monday, February 16 KKansas at West Virginia (ESPN) 8:00 p.m. CT Tuesday, February 17Baylor at Texas Tech (ESPN2) 6:00 p.m. CT Texas at Oklahoma (ESPN2) 8:00 p.m. CT Wednesday, February […]

Fosters Late Three Burns Sooners Again


Marcus Foster made a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 3.4 seconds left and scored 14 points in his return from a three-game suspension to lead Kansas State past No. 17 Oklahoma 59-56 on Saturday night. It was the second time this season that Foster hit a late 3 against the Sooners (17-8, 8-5 Big 12). Buddy Hield had […]

Wildcats Fall to WVU


Reserve Brandon Watkins scored a career-high 14 points and No. 21 West Virginia surrendered a double-digit lead before recovering for a 76-72 win over Kansas State on Wednesday night. West Virginia (19-5, 7-4 Big 12) got plenty of scoring from its deep bench to snap a two-game losing streak and hand the Wildcats their fifth […]

Big 12 Upcoming Schedule, Results, Standings, Top 25 and Teleconference Audio


Saturday’s Results: Texas 61 Kansas State 57Oklahoma State 67 Kansas 62Baylor 87 West Virginia 69Iowa State 75 Texas Tech 38Oklahoma 68 TCU 56   Upcoming Schedule Monday, February 9Oklahoma State at Baylor (ESPNU) 6:00 p.m. CTIowa State at Oklahoma (ESPN) 8:00 p.m. CT Tuesday, February 10Kansas at Texas Tech (ESPN2) 8:00 p.m. CT Wednesday, February […]

Head Coach Bruce Weber on 580 Sports Talk

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The Kansas State Wildcats have now lost three straight after their 64-47 loss to the Texas Tech Red Raiders. Kansas State is now 12-11 overall and now 5-5 in Big 12 play.  The Wildcats were down 45-44 with under six minutes to play but could only muster three points the rest of the way.  Head Coach […]

K-State Football Spring Game is Heading to KC

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas City, here come the Wildcats!  With construction of the new Vanier Football Complex presenting logistical and safety issues for both the K-State football team and fans to hold the annual spring football game at Bill Snyder Family Stadium, Athletics Director John Currie announced today that the 2015 Purple/White Spring Game and […]

K-State Football Announces Class Of 2015 Signees

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  AUDIO: Bill Snyder MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder released the Wildcats’ 2015 recruiting class Wednesday with the announcement of 24 student-athletes who plan on joining or have already joined the K-State football program.   The 2015 signing class is made up of 23 players from the high school ranks, as […]

Big 12 Upcoming Schedule, Standings, Rankings and Teleconference Audio


Saturday Results: Kansas 68 Kansas State 57Oklahoma 64 Oklahoma State 56Baylor 83 Texas 60West Virginia 77 Texas Tech 58Iowa State 83 TCU 66   Upcoming Schedule: Monday, February 2Iowa State at Kansas (ESPN) 8:00 p.m. CT Tuesday, February 3West Virginia at Oklahoma (ESPN2) 7:00 p.m. CT Wednesday, February 4Oklahoma State at Texas (LHN) 7:00 p.m. […]

Big 12 Scores, Upcoming Schedule, Standings, Rankings and Teleconference Audio


Saturday’s Results: Kansas State 63 Oklahoma State 53Kansas 75 Texas 62West Virgnia 86 TCU 85 (OT)Texas Tech 78 Iowa State 73Baylor 69 Oklahoma 58 This Week’s Schedule: Monday, January 26Texas at Iowa State (ESPN) 8:00 p.m. CT Tuesday, January 27West Virginia at Kansas State (ESPN2) 6:00 p.m. CTBaylor at Oklahoma State (ESPNEWS) 8:00 p.m. CT […]

KSU’s Williams and KU’s Alexander Earn Player of the Week Honors


Three forwards – Rico Gathers (Baylor), Nino Williams (Kansas State) and Cliff Alexander (Kansas) – are the latest recipients of the Phillips 66 Big 12 Player and Newcomer of the Week honors. Gathers and Alexander are recognized for the first time, while Williams earns accolades for the second time this season. BIG 12 PLAYERS OF […]

Wildcats Can’t Close Out Cyclones


Monte Morris hit a floater with 37 seconds left and No. 9 Iowa State held off Kansas State 77-71 on Tuesday night, moving into a tie for first place in the Big 12. Jameel McKay had 15 points off the bench for the Cyclones (14-3, 4-1), who joined No. 11 Kansas atop the league. Iowa State […]

Big 12 Basketball Scores, Schedule, Standings, Rankings and Teleconference Audio


Saturday’s Results Kansas State 63 Baylor 61TCU 62 Texas Tech 42Texas 77 West Virginia 50Oklahoma 82 Oklahoma State 65Iowa State 86 Kansas 81 Upcoming Schedule Monday, January 19Texas at TCU (ESPNU) 6:00 p.m. CTOklahoma at Kansas (ESPN) 8:00 p.m. CT Tuesday, January 20Kansas State at Iowa State (ESPN2) 6:00 p.m. CT Wednesday, January 21Huston-Tillotson at […]

Wildcats Hold Court Take Down Red Raiders


Final Score: Kansas State 58, Texas Tech 51 Records: Kansas State (10-7, 3-1 Big 12); Texas Tech (10-7, 0-4 Big 12) Attendance: 12,264 (paid) Next Game: Saturday, Jan. 17 \\ No. 22/23 Baylor (12-3, 1-2 Big 12) \\ 2 p.m. CT \\ ESPNU   Miscellaneous Notes With the win, K-State extends its winning streak to […]

Big 12 Scores, Schedule, Standings, Rankings and Teleconference Audio


Big 12 Weekend Results: KU 86 Texas Tech 54Baylor 66 TCU 59 (OT)Oklahoma State 69 Texas 58Kansas State 66 Oklahoma 63 (OT)Iowa State 74 West Virginia 72 Upcoming Schedule Tuesday, January 13 Oklahoma State at Kansas (ESPN2) 6:00 p.m. CTOklahoma at West Virginia (ESPNEWS) 7:00 p.m. ET Wednesday, January 14Texas Tech at Kansas State (ESPNEWS) […]

Foster named Big 12 Player Of The Week


Marcus Foster of Kansas State and TaShawn Thomas of Oklahoma are the latest winners of the Big 12 Men’s Basketball Player and Newcomer of the Week. Foster earns player honors after being named top newcomer twice last season, while Thomas is recognized for the second straight week. BIG 12 PLAYER OF THE WEEKMarcus Foster, Kansas […]

Bill Snyder Elected to College Football Hall of Fame

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DALLAS, Texas – Bill Snyder, the architect of the “greatest turnaround in the history of college football,” will become just the fourth person in the history of college football to be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as an active coach as the legendary K-State coach was announced today as part of the […]

Wildcats End Losing Streak Take Down TCU


Marcus Foster scored 23 points off the bench and Kansas State took advantage of some cold shooting by TCU for a 58-53 victory Wednesday night that snapped a three-game losing streak. Kansas State led most of the way, but TCU was still within 48-44 with 1:14 left when Nino Williams was fouled near midcourt. The senior forward […]

Kaw Valley Bank Big 12 Basketball Report with Bleacher Report’s Jason King

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The Big 12 conference basketball season is in full swing. The Oklahoma Sooners made the biggest splash to start the season by winning on the road in Austin on Monday night.  Kansas State is looking to avoid four straight losses and KU looks to defend their 10 consecutive titles when they start the conference slate […]

Big 12 Basketball Scores, Future Schedule, Rankings and Teleconference Audio

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Big 12 Saturday Results: Oklahoma State 61 Kansas State 47Texas 70 Texas Tech 61Oklahoma 73 Baylor 63West Virginia 78 TCU 67South Carolina 64 Iowa State 60 Sunday Results: KU 76 UNLV 61 Upcoming Schedule: Monday, January 5West Virginia at Texas Tech (ESPNU) 6:00 p.m. CTOklahoma at Texas (ESPN) 8:00 p.m. CT Tuesday, January 6Oklahoma State […]

AUDIO: K-State Offense Alamo Bowl Press Conference


K-State Co-Offensive Coordinators Dana Dimel and Del Miller along with the following players: Offensive Lineman BJ Finney, Wide Receiver Tyler Lockett, Wide Receiver Curry Sexton and Offensive Lineman Cody Whitehair met with the media in San Antonio on Wednesday.   Kickoff of the Valero Alamo Bowl against UCLA is Friday at 5:30 PM.     

AUDIO: K-State Defense and Special Teams Alamo Bowl Press Conference


K-State Defensive Coordinator Tom Hayes, Special Teams Coordinator Sean Snyder along with the following players: defensive back Dante Barnett, defensive back Randall Evans, defensive back Weston Hiebert, defensive end Ryan Mueller and linebacker Jonathan Truman met with the media in San Antonio on Tuesday. In addition, some members of the Wildcats took a trip to SeaWorld San […]

Mike Dibbini Named K-State’s First Women’s Soccer Coach

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – Mike Dibbini, a former standout player and highly-successful coach at Kansas Wesleyan who has most recently rebuilt Cal Poly Pomona into an NCAA Division II championship contender, has been named Kansas State’s first intercollegiate women’s soccer coach, Athletics Director John Currie announced today. At each of his coaching stints at the NAIA […]

Nino Williams named Big 12 Player of The Week


Nino Williams of K-State and Anthony Hickey of Oklahoma State are this week’s recipients of the Phillips 66 Big 12 Player and Newcomer of the Week. Both player are honored for the first time in their careers. BIG 12 PLAYER OF THE WEEKNino Williams, Kansas State, F, Sr., 6-5, 220, St. Louis, Mo./Leavenworth [Kan.]Williams helped […]

Kansas State Handles Savannah State


Nino Williams had 20 points and Marcus Foster had 13 points as K-State knocked off Savannah State 73-53 on Sunday night. The Wildcats move to 4-0 all-time against the Tigers with all games between the two schools coming in the last 10 years. It was also the sixth time that Williams has scored in double […]

Big 12 Releases All-Big 12 Players of the Year and All-Big 12 Teams

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The All-Big 12 Conference football teams and individual award winners have been announced. Selections are made by the league’s 10 head coaches, who are not permitted to vote for their own players. Big 12 Honors Notebook:♦ Trevone Boykin is TCU’s first Offensive Player of the Year award winner and it marks the fourth-consecutive year a quarterback […]

Wildcats Find Way to Top Bradley


Senior Nino Williams collected his second career double-double to help Kansas State past Bradley, 50-47, on Tuesday night before a crowd of 12,238 at Bramlage Coliseum.   The Wildcats overcame 35.3 percent shooting (12-of-34) from the field, including 23.1 percent (3-of-13) in the first half, to earn their fourth win at home and extend their […]

Associated Press All-Big 12 Team

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The 2014 Associated Press All-Big 12 team, as selected by a panel of 20 sports writers who regularly cover the league for newspapers throughout the league’s five states. Players at all positions are listed alphabetically with name, school, height, weight, class and hometown; “u-” denotes unanimous selections. FIRST-TEAM OFFENSE: Center: B.J. Finney, Kansas St., 6-4, […]

K-State to Face UCLA in Valero Alamo Bowl

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – K-State Nation is heading to San Antonio for the first time in 16 years as Kansas State Athletics Director John Currie announced today that the 11th-ranked Wildcats have accepted an invitation to play No. 14 UCLA in the 2015 Valero Alamo Bowl on January 2. The game, one of the most widely […]

K-State’s Sexton Named Academic All-American


MANHATTAN, Kan. – An All-Big 12 candidate at wide receiver and First Team Academic All-Big 12 performer, Kansas State senior Curry Sexton has been named to the Capital One Academic All-America Division I football team, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced Thursday.   One of 50 players nationally from the FBS and […]

Bill Snyder’s Weekly Press Conference

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Coming off a 51-13 win over in-state rival KU, No. 9/9 Kansas State heads to No. 5/5 Baylor on Saturday to square off against the Bears with a share of the 2014 Big 12 Championship on the line. The game is slated for 6:45 p.m. (CT) at McLane Stadium and will be televised nationally on ESPN. K-State leads the all-time […]

K-State’s McCrane Earns Big 12 Player of the Week Honors

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State redshirt freshman kicker Matthew McCrane has been named the Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week following the Wildcats’ 51-13 victory over Kansas, the conference office announced Monday.   The honor is the first in McCrane’s career and the sixth for the Wildcats this season as Tyler Lockett earned […]

Hot Shooting Panthers Top Wildcats


James Robinson had 14 points and six assists, helping Pittsburgh beat Kansas State 70-47 Wednesday in the third-place game of the Maui Invitational. Pittsburgh (4-2) played perhaps its best all-around game of the season, working the ball around for good shots inside and out, while limiting Kansas State’s chances at the other end. The Panthers […]

K-State falls short to No. 3 Arizona 72-68


MAUI, Hawai’i – Kansas State got a near-record setting effort from sophomore Marcus Foster, as the Wildcats put up a stiff challenge in a 72-68 loss to No. 3/4 Arizona in the semifinals of the EA Sports Maui Invitational on Tuesday before a sold-out crowd of 2,400 at Lahaina Civic Center. Foster led all scorers […]

Wildcats Take Down Boilermakers


 Sophomore Marcus Foster paced four Wildcats in double figures with a game-high 24 points, as Kansas State opened the Championship Round of the EA Sports Maui Invitational with an 88-79 win over Purdue before a sold-out crowd of 2,400 at Lahaina Civic Center on Monday.       With the win, K-State (3-1, 0-0 Big 12) advances […]

Big 12 Announces Conference Schedule for 2015

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The Big 12 Conference has released its 2015 football schedule. The 2015 slate features a 10-team, nine-game, round-robin schedule for the fifth-consecutive season. The schedule will feature four weekday games including contests on Thanksgiving and the Friday after Thanksgiving. Dates are subject to change to accommodate potential television partners’ requests. Television selections for the first […]

Kansas State announces 2015 Football Schedule

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Kansas State finalized its 2015 football schedule today, announcing a seven-game home slate highlighted by five conference matchups with Big 12 foes TCU, Oklahoma, Baylor, Iowa State and West Virginia. In addition, the conference office has announced that the Wildcats’ game with Baylor will be played on Thursday, November 5, giving K-State its second straight […]

KSU Uses Strong Second Half to Take Down UMKC


Thomas Gipson had 21 points and nine rebounds to help Kansas State beat Missouri-Kansas City 83-73 in the opening mainland round of the EA Sports Maui Invitational. Marcus Foster made four 3-pointers and finished with 16 points as Kansas State (2-0) made 8 of 13 shots from behind the arc. Justin Edwards had 15, and […]

Big 12 Future Schedule, AP Top 25 Poll and Teleconference Audio

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The Big 12 has four games on the schedule this week starting with a weekday game in Morgantown.  Thursday, November 20Kansas State at West Virginia (FS1) 6:00 p.m.   Saturday, November 22Kansas at Oklahoma (FS1) 11:00 a.m. Texas Tech at Iowa State (FSN) 2:30 p.m. Oklahoma State at Baylor (FOX) 6:30 p.m.   Thursday, November […]

Strong Second Half Lifts Wildcats to Win


Nigel Johnson scored a career-high 18 points and Thomas Gipson had 17 points and six rebounds Friday to lead Kansas State over Southern Utah 98-68 in the season opener for both teams. A.J. Hess had 16 points, including 12 in the first half, to pace the Thunderbirds, who are coming off a 2-27 campaign in 2013-14. […]

College Football Playoff Rankings

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The second edition of the College Football Playoff rankings came out on Tuesday evening.  The complete College Football Playoff top 25 rankings (as of Nov. 4): 1. Mississippi State (8-0) 2. Florida State (8-0) 3. Auburn (7-1) 4. Oregon (8-1) 5. Alabama (7-1) 6. TCU (7-1) 7. Kansas State (7-1) 8. Michigan State (7-1) 9. […]

Big 12 Football Schedule, AP Top 25 Poll and Coaches Teleconference Audio

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Last week’s results: Oklahoma 59 Iowa State 14 TCU 31 West Virginia 30 Baylor 60 Kansas 14 Kansas State 48 Oklahoma State 14 Texas 34 Texas Tech 13   Big 12 TV Selections for Saturday, November 8 Baylor at Oklahoma                Fox Sports1                        11 a.m. West Virginia at Texas            Fox Sports1                        2:30 p.m. Iowa State at […]