The Kansas State women’s basketball team has a legitimate chance at ending the non-conference slate with a seven-game winning streak — three games to go — before opening Big 12 play at home against Iowa State.
A strong day in the field and on the track propelled Kansas State’s men’s and women’s track teams to victories in the K-State Winter Invitational on Saturday at Ahearn Field House.
Trailing by seven points heading into the final event, Kansas State junior Adam Deterding posted a first-place finish in the 1,000-meter run to win his second straight Carol Robinson Pentathlon on Friday with 3,538 points in Ahearn Field House.
Kody Cook, Cody Whitehair and Travis Britz were named Kansas State’s 2015 offensive and defensive MVPs on Friday night, while Morgan Burns, Jack Cantele and Colborn Couchman took special teams MVP honors.
No. 9 Kansas defeated No. 1 USC in five sets (3-2; 25-18, 25-21, 22-25, 19-25, 15-13) on Saturday night to advance the program's first NCAA Championship Semifinals and extend a season that continues to elevate to unprecedented heights.
Perry Ellis found his stroke and Wayne Selden, Jr., poured it on as Kansas rallied from an 11-point halftime deficit to top Oregon State, 82-67, at the Jayhawk Shootout inside Sprint Center Saturday night. Kansas shot 65.6 percent from the field in the second half to lead by as many as 16 points after trailing by 14 in the first half.
First serve between No. 9 Kansas and No. 1 USC is scheduled for 10:30 p.m. CT on ESPNU.
No. 9 defeated Loyola Marymount, 3-1 (25-19, 25-11, 21-25, 25-13), on Friday night at Jenny Craig Pavilion to advance to the program's first-ever appearance in the NCAA Regional Final or "Elite Eight."
Some danced, some sang songs, others just smiled and rang the bell, but all helped. Nearly 100 Kansas student-athletes participated in a Rock Chalk Ring Day, volunteering time on KU's Stop Day Friday to ring bells for the Salvation Army of Douglas County.
Last season’s game with Texas A&M was especially memorable for Wesley Iwundu. The Houston native came off the bench to score 10 points on 5-of-5 shooting and had several highlights as Kansas State defeated the Aggies, 71-64, in Kansas City, Mo.