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Texas running back Bijan Robinson (5) breaks free for a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Kansas State in Manhattan, Kan., Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. Robinson scored three touchdowns in the game. Texas defeated Kansas State 69-31. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Texas RBs pile up 311 yards, 6 TDs, clobber K-State 69-31

Dec. 5, 2020 5:12 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kansas (AP) — Bijan Robinson and Roschon Johnson combined for 311 rushing yards and six touchdowns and Texas beat Kansas State 69-31 on Saturday afternoon. Coming into the game, Johnson had two touchdowns all season and Robinson hadn’t scored in his career. Robinson scored on runs of 12,...

Edwards leads No. 11 Kentucky women in Howard's return

Dec. 3, 2020 9:44 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Dre'Una Edwards scored 16 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and No. 11 Kentucky closed the game with an 11-0 run for a 60-49 win over Kansas State in the SEC-Big 12 Challenge on Thursday night. The game marked the return of All-American Rhyne Howard, who was suspended for the first two...

FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, file photo, Texas head coach Tom Herman, center, walks on the sideline during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Iowa State in Austin, Texas. Herman batted away questions about his future with the program on Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, and insisted on trying to keep the focus on the Longhorns' players trying to win their last two games of the season. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

Texas heads to K-State with Herman's future in spotlight

Dec. 3, 2020 2:03 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The end of Charlie Strong's tenure at Texas was probably sealed with a late-season loss to lowly Kansas. Four years later, Tom Herman's tenure could likewise be decided in the Sunflower State. The Longhorns begin a two-game finishing stretch against Kansas State and the Jayhawks with...

Pack, Gordon lift K-State past UMKC 62-58 for 1st win

Nov. 30, 2020 11:07 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kansas (AP) — Nijel Pack and DaJuan Gordon scored 14 points each as Kansas State battled past Missouri-Kansas City 62-58 Monday night, picking up the Wildcats' first win. Pack, a freshman, scored the game's first basket and his first 3-pointer put K-State (1-2) ahead 12-0 as part of a 17-0...

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...