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No. 11 Baylor heads to K-State trying to end road woes

Nov. 18, 2021 14:33 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Nobody can dispute the fact that No. 11 Baylor is exceedingly tough to beat at home, not the least of which is Oklahoma, which just had its national championship hopes dashed with a loss in Waco last weekend. The Bears on the road? That's another...

Arizona State reeling after consecutive ugly defeats

Nov. 02, 2021 02:36 AM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — A barefoot Jake Plummer took off from the group photo and did a partial lap around his former teammates, laughing the entire way. Plummer and crew were back in Tempe on Saturday to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Arizona State's last Rose Bowl...

TCU in dire search of win heading to K-State on Saturday

Oct. 28, 2021 15:14 PM EDT

There was a time not long ago when Kansas State fans desperately wanted Gary Patterson to leave Big 12 rival TCU and return to his alma mater to succeed longtime Wildcats coach Bill Snyder. These days, many Horned Frogs fans would be fine seeing him go. ...

Iowa State out to earn rare win at Kansas State

Oct. 14, 2021 03:12 AM EDT

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Iowa State has had varying levels of success against everybody in the Big 12 over the years, whether it's been upset wins over heavyweights such as Oklahoma and Texas or regular victories over schools such as Kansas. One place the Cyclones haven't...

K-State back in poll at No. 25 as Oklahoma State trip looms

Sep. 21, 2021 15:16 PM EDT

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The similarities for Kansas State coach Chris Klieman between the start of this season and his first season leading the Wildcats were so startling that he couldn't help but notice them. There was the win over a lower-level school, Nichols State,...

Jay Norvell has Nevada ready for trip to Kansas State

Sep. 16, 2021 03:01 AM EDT

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Nevada has never made the pilgrimage to the plains to face Kansas State in football until this season. That doesn't mean coach Jay Norvell doesn't know what the Wolf Pack are about to face Saturday. Norvell played for longtime...

K-State feeling deja vu after QB Thompson's knee injury

Sep. 13, 2021 13:59 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Just hours after Chris Klieman took a knee with his head in his hands, watching the Kansas State medical staff prod and pull on quarterback Skylar Thompson's knee, the Wildcats' coach said what just about everyone was thinking. “Had some deja...

K-State set for home opener against Southern Illinois

Sep. 09, 2021 12:14 PM EDT

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State coach Chris Klieman knows better than just about anyone the perils of overlooking Southern Illinois. Klieman spent most of his career in the Missouri Valley, first as a player and assistant coach at Northern Iowa and later as the head...

K-State a fresh start as Stanford builds off strong finish

Sep. 02, 2021 13:39 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kansas State looks forward to the fresh start. Stanford hopes to build off the momentum of a strong finish. “I really believe last year, I think we were just kind of turning into the team we wanted be,” 11th-year Cardinal coach David Shaw...