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Sneed, Wade lead Wildcats past Horned Frogs 65-55

Jan. 19, 2019 7:11 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Bruce Weber was very confident about his team before the season started, but after a few injuries the season looked shaky. After a 65-55 win for Kansas State over TCU on Saturday and everyone healthy again, the Wildcats look to be rolling at the right time once again. "Right now we...

Goth scores 20, Carr 19, K-State women upend No. 11 Texas

Jan. 16, 2019 10:38 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kayla Goth had 20 points and tied her career-high with 12 assists and Kansas State used a big first half to defeat No. 11 Texas 87-69 on Wednesday night. Christianna Carr added 19 on points 7-of-10 shooting, including four 3-pointers, for the Wildcats (11-6, 2-3 Big 12). Peyton...

K-State rallies from 21 down to beat West Virginia, 71-69

Jan. 9, 2019 10:14 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Barry Brown had repeatedly driven down the right side of the lane for buckets, or at the very least a foul, helping Kansas State slowly emerge from a 21-point second-half hole against West Virginia. So with the game on the line in the final minute, was there any question what he...

K-State dismisses C Maary Lakes for violation of team rules

Jan. 7, 2019 1:20 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State has dismissed sophomore center Maary Lakes from its women's basketball program for a violation of team rules and conduct detrimental to the team. Wildcats coach Jeff Mittie announced the decision in a statement Monday. According to the Riley County Police Department, the...

GOP Sen. Roberts of Kansas says he won't seek re-election

Jan. 4, 2019 6:28 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Republican Sen. Pat Roberts, the longest-serving member of Congress in Kansas history, announced Friday that he won't run again in 2020, setting up a scramble to replace him in a GOP-leaning state where Democrats are energized by key victories in last year's midterm elections. The...

The Latest: Kansas Rep. Marshall considering Senate race

Jan. 4, 2019 5:47 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts' future (all times local): 4:40 p.m. A spokesman says Kansas Rep. Roger Marshall is seriously considering running for the U.S. Senate in 2020 now that Sen. Pat Roberts does not plan to seek re-election. Marshall spokesman Brent Robertson...

Texas pulls away from short-handed Kansas State, 67-47

Jan. 3, 2019 12:46 AM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — It has been feast or famine from the perimeter for Texas this season Wednesday was a feast night for the Longhorns, who gorged themselves to the tune of 14 3-pointers as they won their Big 12 Conference opener for the 15th time in 23 seasons, pushing past short-handed Kansas State in...

K-State blows big lead, hangs on to beat George Mason 59-58

Dec. 29, 2018 10:47 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State might have headed into Big 12 play saddled with an embarrassing home collapse against George Mason had Kamau Stokes not buried a series of 3-pointers down the stretch. The senior guard didn't care about those shots, though. He was still ruing a pair of turnovers that put...

Willie Murrell, former K-State basketball star, dead at 78

Dec. 20, 2018 7:37 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Willie Murrell, the former Kansas State basketball star who is one of two Wildcats with career averages of more than 20 points and 10 rebounds, has died. He was 78. Murrell died Dec. 6 in Colorado. The 6-foot-6 forward averaged 20.6 points and 10.7 rebounds in 54 games in two seasons...

K-State uses big second-half run to beat Southern Miss 55-51

Dec. 19, 2018 11:07 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kamau Stokes knew all along he'd play against Southern Miss on Wednesday night, even when Kansas State coach Bruce Weber listed his senior guard as merely the probable starter because of an ankle injury. The Wildcats certainly needed him. Stokes hit four 3-pointers and finished with...