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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...

Lawsuit over Kansas State’s handling of rapes dismissed

Nov. 29, 2019 12:55 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — A judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by two women who alleged that Kansas State University refused to investigate complaints that they were raped in off-campus fraternity houses. Sara Weckhorst and Tessa Farmer permanently dismissed their federal Title IX lawsuits against the...

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...

Kansas college hopes to grow wine industry within state

Nov. 24, 2019 11:22 AM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — A community college in Kansas hopes to promote the winery industry in the state by providing space and resources for small wineries getting started in the business. Highland Community College at Wamego opened a wine incubator called 456 Wineries last month. Director Scott Kohl said...

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...