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Wright's 24 points leads Colorado over Kansas State 76-58

Nov. 27, 2020 11:08 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — McKinley Wright IV had 24 points, five rebounds and five assists to help Colorado beat Kansas State 76-58 in the final game of the Little Apple Classic on Friday night. Kansas State started a season 0-2 with both games at home for the first time since 1962-63 and the first time...

Yesufu scores 14 to carry Drake over South Dakota 69-53

Nov. 27, 2020 4:45 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Joseph Yesufu had 14 points off the bench to lead Drake to a 69-53 win over South Dakota on Friday in the Little Apple Classic Shanquan Hemphill and Garrett Sturtz added 13 points apiece for Drake (2-0), which knocked off Kansas State by 10 in its opener. A.J. Plitzuweit had 14...

Wright leads Colorado over South Dakota 84-61

Nov. 25, 2020 10:50 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — McKinley Wright IV scored 16 points in the first half and finished with 20 on 8-of-12 shooting to help Colorado open the season with an 84-61 win over South Dakota on Wednesday night in the Little Apple Classic. Colorado had three players finish with double-digit scoring off the...

Sturtz's double-double helps send Drake past Kansas State

Nov. 25, 2020 4:40 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Garrett Sturtz scored 15 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Drake to an 80-70 victory over Kansas State on Wednesday in a season opener. Sturtz made all three of his field-goal attempts and 9 of 10 free throws, including four in the final 1:19 when the Bulldogs made 10 straight...

Kansas State cancels fall commencement as virus surges

Nov. 17, 2020 11:21 AM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State University has canceled its fall commencement set for this weekend as the coronavirus outbreak worsened on campus and across the state. University officials announced the cancellation Tuesday morning, the Manhattan Mercury reported. The graduation events had been...

FILE - Kansas State guard DaJuan Gordon (3) and Oklahoma State forward Cameron McGriff (12) await a free throw during an NCAA college basketball game in Stillwater, Okla., in this Wednesday, March 4, 2020, file photo. Kansas lost their top three scorers from last season. Gordon has only a freshman season of lumps on his resume. (AP Photo/Brody Schmidt, File)

K-State to lean on 8 newcomers as it seeks to rebuild

Nov. 12, 2020 4:06 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State coach Bruce Weber doesn't have to look far to find some inspiration when it comes to winning with freshmen. His counterpart in football, Chris Klieman, has them starting just about everywhere. Weber lost his top three scorers from last season, when the Wildcats crashed...

Forecast: Fewer corn bushels to be harvested in Kansas

Nov. 10, 2020 5:08 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas farmers are forecast to harvest 759 million bushels of corn this season, down 5% from last year's production, the government said Tuesday. The National Agricultural Statistics Service said in its monthly crop report that it expects fewer acres of corn will be harvested this...

Kansas State quarterback Will Howard (15) passes to a teammate during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Oklahoma State in Manhattan, Kan., Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

No. 14 Oklahoma State holds off Kansas State, 20-18

Nov. 7, 2020 8:04 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Oklahoma State was missing so many offensive players to injuries this week that coach Mike Gundy joked he took most of the reps at running back, even though he's a 53-year-old ex-quarterback who was hardly known for his wheels. Good thing the Cowboys' defense showed up against Kansas...

Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard (30) carries a Spencer Sanders pass into the end zone all alone for a touchdown during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against Texas in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

No. 14 Oklahoma State visits Kansas State in Big 12 showdown

Nov. 5, 2020 5:07 PM EST

No. 14 Oklahoma State (4-1, 3-1 Big 12) at Kansas State (4-2, 4-1), Saturday at 4 p.m. EST (FOX). Line: Oklahoma State by 12 1/2. Series record: Oklahoma State leads 40-26. WHAT’S AT STAKE? The Cowboys are coming off an overtime loss to Texas and the Wildcats are trying to rebound from a loss to West...

Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard (30) carries past Texas linebacker Juwan Mitchell (6) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

No. 14 Oklahoma State visits K-State in crucial Big 12 game

Nov. 5, 2020 4:52 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Oklahoma State and Kansas State appeared to be on a collision course between Big 12 unbeatens a week ago, each team taking on an unranked opponent before they face each other in Saturday's showdown in Manhattan. So much for that. In wildly different ways, the then-No. 6 Cowboys and...