Latest Xavier Sneed News

The NCAA Latest: Buffalo tops ex-coach Hurley, Arizona State

Mar. 31, 2019 12:11 AM EDT

The Latest on the first round of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 6:35 p.m. Buffalo coach Nate Oats beat his former boss when the sixth-seeded Bulls topped Bobby Hurley and 11th-seeded Arizona State 91-74 in the West Region. Hurley was Buffalo's head coach during the 2013-14 and 2014-15 seasons with Oats...

No. 13 seed UC Irvine upsets Kansas State 70-64

Mar. 22, 2019 11:11 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — When it comes to college basketball in California, UC Irvine is low on the totem pole. Now the program that sometimes feels like a little brother to Pac-12 powers like UCLA and USC is the only school from the state still standing in the NCAA Tournament after pulling off a stunner ....

Shayok sends Iowa State past K-State in Big 12 semifinals

Mar. 15, 2019 11:46 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Marial Shayok had watched shot after shot hit everything but net Friday night, and Iowa State's leading scorer and veteran leader could very well have grown hesitant and frustrated. Instead, he hit the two biggest shots of the game. Shayok rattled in a tying 3-pointer down the...

No. 15 K-State beats TCU 70-61 in Big 12 quarterfinals

Mar. 14, 2019 6:00 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kamau Stokes had just been hammered by TCU on the way to the basket, and Kansas State's senior guard was still lying face-down on the floor when a scratchy voice rang out inside Sprint Center. "Make your free throws!" Wildcats coach Bruce Weber yelled. So much for sympathy. Stokes...

No. 18 Kansas St still in Big 12 lead after 64-52 win at TCU

Mar. 5, 2019 12:28 AM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — No one has played more games for Kansas State than Barry Brown. The Wildcats have a chance to become Big 12 champs in his next one. Brown scored 16 points to lead four players scoring in double figures for the 18th-ranked Wildcats in a 64-52 win on Monday night that kept them in a...

Wade, No. 16 Kansas State hold off Baylor 66-60

Mar. 2, 2019 11:38 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — When Big 12 Preseason Player of the Year Dean Wade is at his best, there aren't very many better players in the country. He was at his best Saturday night in the No. 16 Kansas State's 66-60 victory over Baylor, scoring 20 points on 9-of-15 shooting — and looking healthy and...

No. 15 KU tops No. 16 K-State 64-49 to maintain Big 12 hopes

Feb. 26, 2019 12:04 AM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas got exactly what it needed after a humiliating loss at Texas Tech when the schedule produced a high-profile showdown with Big 12-leading Kansas State inside raucous Allen Fieldhouse. The Jayhawks took advantage of the opportunity, too. Playing with a newfound sense of urgency,...

No. 23 K-State dominates Oklahoma State 85-46

Feb. 23, 2019 7:10 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — There was a possibility of Kansas State overlooking Oklahoma State on Saturday with a huge matchup with Kansas looming Monday night. The Wildcats were ready to play overmatching the Cowboys from the opening tip in an 85-46 victory. "I got on our guys this morning because our shoot...

No. 23 Kansas State beats West Virginia to keep Big 12 lead

Feb. 19, 2019 12:28 AM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Kansas State went on the road to quickly get back on track. Barry Brown scored 21 points and the No. 23 Wildcats beat West Virginia 65-51 on Monday night to remain atop the Big 12 standings. A 14-0 run midway through the second half, led by a couple of 3-pointers by Xavier Sneed,...