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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....

Etienne leads Wichita St. over UT-Martin 103-62

Nov. 16, 2019 5:40 PM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Tyson Etienne had 21 points as Wichita State easily beat UT Martin 103-62 on Saturday. Etienne hit 5 of 8 3-pointers. Jamarius Burton had 18 points, six rebounds and five assists for Wichita State (3-0). Morris Udeze added 14 points. Trey Wade and Erik Stevenson had 10 points apiece...

Hubbard leads No. 25 Oklahoma St. past Kansas 31-13

Nov. 16, 2019 4:57 PM EST

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy broke away from his usual approach to postseason awards and lobbied for Chuba Hubbard to be a Heisman Trophy finalist. Hubbard, the nation’s leading rusher, ran for 122 yards and two touchdowns, and No. 25 Oklahoma State rolled past Kansas...

Patrol: 2 dead in crash of car, semi in north-central Kansas

Nov. 16, 2019 2:18 PM EST

BELLEVILLE, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Highway Patrol says two people have been killed in a crash involving a semitrailer in near Belleville in north central Kansas. Station KSN reports that the crash happened Saturday on U.S. Highway 81 just north of U.S. Highway 36. Troopers responded to the crash that...

Wichita police responding to carjacking find man under car

Nov. 16, 2019 2:10 PM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Police say a man has been run over and killed and another man arrested in connection to a carjacking report in southeastern Wichita. Police say officers were called to the area around 2:30 a.m. Saturday for a report of a carjacking. Arriving officers found a 42-year-old man in critical...

College students turn to ‘adulting’ classes for life skills

Nov. 16, 2019 11:31 AM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Many students entering college haven’t mastered basic life skills such as changing a tire or balancing a checkbook, so some universities are responding with noncredit workshops sometimes called “Adulting 101.” Kansas State University in Manhattan offers a series...

3 Mountain West states lack traditional insanity defense

Nov. 16, 2019 3:31 AM EST

Last year, on a warm Saturday evening in Boise, Idaho, Timmy Earl Kinner Jr. walked into the birthday party of a family. In a random attack, he stabbed nine people, including the birthday girl Ruya Kadir. That little girl died at just three years old. There’s a gag order on the trial so information is...

Lucas carries Milwaukee over Kansas City 61-52

Nov. 15, 2019 11:15 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Te'Jon Lucas tallied 15 points and 10 assists to carry Milwaukee to a 61-52 win over Kansas City on Friday night. Lucas shot 8 of 10 from the floor and made all six of his free throws, but also committed seven turnovers. Josh Thomas had 14 points and six rebounds for Milwaukee (3-1). Wil...

Moss leads No. 5 Kansas to 112-57 romp over Monmouth

Nov. 15, 2019 10:56 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas was seconds away from another lopsided win in Allen Fieldhouse when Monmouth’s George Papas stole the ball from freshman Tristan Enaruna and ran the other way for a dunk, triggering a minor scuffle under the bucket. It was the most fight the Hawks showed all night....

Perdue defends, celebrates USDA agency moves to Missouri

Nov. 15, 2019 5:52 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said Friday that he has “absolutely zero regrets” about moving the headquarters of two research agencies from Washington, D.C., to Kansas City, despite continuing criticism that the move would harm agricultural research and...