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Two Jayhawks Basketball Players Honored by Big 12 »

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Two league wins over top 10 nationally-ranked non-conference opponents featured athletes that have been named the latest winners of Big 12 weekly awards.  Forwards Melvin Ejim (Iowa State) and Perry Ellis (Kansas) share Big 12 Player of the Week accolades, while Andrew Wiggins (Kansas) has been named Rookie of the Week.  It is the fourth […]

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KU and K-State Football Players Honored by Big 12 »

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Bryce Petty (Baylor), James Sims (Kansas), Justin Gilbert (Oklahoma State), Jack Cantele (K-State) and Jalen Saunders (Oklahoma) were named Big 12 Football Players of the Week by a panel of media that cover the Conference. Gilbert (defense) was honored for the second consecutive week and fourth time in his career. Saunders (co-special teams) was recognized […]

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Late Field Goal Lifts Kansas State Past TCU »

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MANHATTAN, Kan. — Jack Cantele kicked a 41-yard field goal, his fourth of the game, with 3 seconds remaining to give Kansas State a thrilling 33-31 victory over TCU on Saturday. The Horned Frogs had taken the lead on a 56-yard field goal by Jaden Oberkrom with 2:13 left, but the Wildcats (6-4, 4-3) quickly marched […]

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Kansas, Oklahoma State Picked To Share Big 12 Men’s Basketball Title »

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For just the third time in conference history, there is a tie at the top of the Big 12 preseason poll as Kansas and Oklahoma State have been picked to win the league regular season crown. It marks the 12th time in Big 12 history that KU has been the preseason favorite, while the Cowboys […]

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K-State Unveils Statue of Bill Snyder at West Stadium Center Dedication »

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – The architect of the greatest turnaround in college football history will forever be enshrined at the stadium that bears his own name as K-State unveiled a statue of head coach Bill Snyder today as part of the West Stadium Center dedication celebration. The 11.5-foot monument constructed of bronze and granite was sculpted by […]

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K-State AD Currie signs extension through 2018 »

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MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) – Kansas State athletic director John Currie has signed a contract extension to remain with the school through June 2018. School president Kirk Schulz announced the extension Wednesday. Currie will make $450,000 for 2012-13, with his salary increasing $25,000 for each remaining year. The extension also includes an enhanced retention incentive structure. […]

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Board of Directors Confirms Big 12 Happy at 10 »

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Oklahoma State president Burns Hargis says the Big 12 is satisfied at 10 teams, though he acknowledged that if Notre Dame was interested in joining the league, “that’s something we would have to pursue.” Hargis, who chairs the league’s board of directors, spoke Thursday during the Big 12′s annual meetings at […]

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Big 12 Prefers Playoff with Top-4 Overall »

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Big 12 favors a four-team playoff to decide college football’s national champion, and supports some kind of selection committee to determine its participants. Interim commissioner Chuck Neinas also said the league is content with 10 members after inviting TCU and West Virginia, though he left open the possibility of revisiting […]

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K-State Coach Bruce Weber Rounding Out Staff »

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State coach Bruce Weber is rounding out his coaching staff by hiring former Illinois standout Chester Frazier as an assistant coach. Frazier will earn a base salary of $135,000. He joins former Southern Illinois coach Chris Lowery and Alvin Brooks III as assistant coaches, while Brad Korn will be director of […]

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Bruce Weber Named New Men’s Basketball Coach At Kansas State »

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Bruce Weber, one of the winningest active Division I coaches with over 300 career wins and eight NCAA Tournament appearances to his credit, has been named the 24th head men’s basketball coach at Kansas State, Athletics Director John Currie announced. Weber agreed to a 5-year contract, which was approved by the K-State Athletics, Inc., Board […]

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Martin Leaving Kansas State For South Carolina »

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Kansas City, MO – Frank Martin is about to become head coach of the South Carolina Gamecocks. That’s according to the Star, which on Monday quoted a source that confirmed a report in a Columbia, South Carolina paper revealing that Martin will be formally introduced on Tuesday. In addition, The State reported that the university’s […]

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Kansas State Falls To Top-Seeded Syracuse In NCAA 3rd Round »

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PITTSBURGH – It had been a while since Syracuse played like the team that spent all season ranked in the top five. In the second half Saturday, the top-seeded Orange looked like that group and maybe even better, pulling away to a 75-59 victory over eighth-seeded Kansas State in the third round of the East […]

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McGruder Leads Kansas State By Southern Miss 70-64 »

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PITTSBURGH – Frank Martin watched freshman point guard Angel Rodriguez flub his way through the first half against Southern Miss on Thursday and tried to keep his sanity. At one point the always animated Martin feared Rodriguez and his fellow freshmen were “going to make me cry on national TV.” Tears of joy, maybe. Rodriguez […]

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