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Hot-shooting Kansas State cruises past Alabama State 86-41

Dec. 11, 2019 11:06 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State coach Bruce Weber wanted his team to “just start playing better.” The Wildcats did just that on Wednesday night, playing their best game of the season in an 86-41 rout of Alabama State. Xavier Sneed scored a season high 20 points and Cartier Diarra had a...

Howard, Cain help Marquette hold off Kansas St., win 73-65

Dec. 8, 2019 12:51 AM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Markus Howard is the name everyone knows for Marquette this season, but it was a few role players who made the difference on Saturday night. Jamal Cain had career-high 17 points, Sacar Anim scored 13 and Marquette beat Kansas State 73-65. “Everyone we put in made winning...

Sneed, McGuirl lead Kansas State past Florida A&M 76-58

Dec. 2, 2019 11:06 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — After two straight losses by Kansas State, Xavier Sneed said Monday night was a chance to get back on track. Sneed and the Wildcats responded with a 76-58 win over Florida A&M. He had 18 points, Mike McGuirl scored 16 and Cartier Diarra provided 11 as Kansas State ended their...

Sneed, McGuirl lead Kansas State past Florida A&M 76-58

Dec. 2, 2019 10:21 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Xavier Sneed had 18 points, Mike McGuirl scored 16 and Cartier Diarra provided 11 and Kansas State beat Florida A&M 76-58 on Monday night. Evins Desir led the Rattlers with 18 points and eight rebounds and M.J. Randolph scored 10. The Wildcats (5-2) forced 17 turnovers and scored...

K-State goes bowling in Klieman’s first season in charge

Dec. 2, 2019 2:05 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State was picked to finish second-to-last in the Big 12, the pundits not only unimpressed with what the Wildcats had returning but lukewarm on their decision to turn over the program to a coach with virtually no experience at the highest level of college football. Chris...

K-State holds off Iowa State 27-17 in ‘Farmageddon’

Nov. 30, 2019 11:41 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Chris Klieman gathered his players in the locker room after a heart-stopping win at Texas Tech and challenged not his seniors, who soon would be playing their final game for Kansas State, but the rest of the guys who would be around for years to come. The first-year coach wanted his...

Iowa State-Kansas State to help decide Big 12 bowl order

Nov. 29, 2019 4:01 AM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Iowa State and Kansas State are both headed to bowl games after they play Saturday. Which ones could depend heavily on the outcome. The Cyclones (7-4, 5-3 Big 12) could be the best four-loss team in the nation, the defeats having come by a combined 11 points to teams that all have...

Sneed leads Kansas State past Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 62-51

Nov. 19, 2019 11:34 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Xavier Sneed had 21 points and six rebounds, Cartier Diarra had seven points and eight assists as Kansas State escaped a scare from Arkansas-Pine Bluff 62-51 on Tuesday night.  The Wildcats continue to struggle in the first half and still haven’t led at intermission yet...

Doege leads West Virginia to 24-20 upset of K-State

Nov. 16, 2019 8:14 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — West Virginia coach Neal Brown was staring down the prospects of a six-game losing streak amid his first season in Morgantown, a streak of futility unmatched by the Mountaineers since 1986. Instead, he walked out of Kansas State with a foundational win for his vast rebuilding effort....

K-State aims to bounce back from Texas loss vs West Virginia

Nov. 15, 2019 3:01 AM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The message new Kansas State coach Chris Klieman delivered in the locker room after a gut-check loss at Texas last weekend was almost identical to the one he relayed after the Wildcats upended then-No. 5 Oklahoma to shake up the Big 12. “We have to wipe it clean pretty...