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Sports Ticket: Wendell Barnhouse Interview

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Wendell Barnhouse is a nationally-known and respected columnist who has spent over 20 years covering collegiate athletics. He has reported from 24 Final Fours and more than three dozen bowl games and has written about the Big 12 and its schools since the conference’s beginning. This week he visited The Sports Ticket to chat about Big 12 Conference Football. Listen to ... Read More »

$2.4 Million Upgrade Planned For Bramlage Coliseum

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – Dramatic improvements in fan experience amenities and game atmosphere will highlight upgrades to Bramlage Coliseum, as K-State Athletics announced that a new high-definition Panasonic center-hung videoboard, six additional LED displays and a state-of-the-art, innovative lighting and sound systems will be installed this fall. In keeping with its goal of providing The Best Fan Experience in the Big 12, ... Read More »

2014 Phillips 66 Big 12 Men’s Basketball Championship Schedule Announced

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The University of Kansas has earned the 2013-14 Big 12 men’s basketball regular-season title and will be the No. 1 seed in the Phillips 66 Big 12 Men’s Basketball Championship, scheduled for March 12-15 at Sprint Center in Kansas City. It marks the 14th outright or shared crown in 18 seasons for the Jayhawks, who have accomplished the feat 10 ... Read More »

K-State Announces Extension for Bruce Weber

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – Director of Athletics John Currie announced today that Big 12 Coach of the Year Bruce Weber has a signed a contract extension through the 2018 academic year to continue his leadership of the Kansas State men’s basketball program. The agreement adds one year to his current contract, securing Weber’s services through June 30, 2018.  Weber’s annual salary will be $1.75 ... Read More »

Kansas Well Represented on All Big 12 Awards

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IRVING, Texas – Kansas seniors Jeff Withey, Travis Releford and Elijah Johnson and redshirt freshman Ben McLemore highlight KU’s selections to the 2013 All-Big 12 Men’s Basketball awards announced Sunday. The all-conference awards were voted on by the league’s head coaches who were not allowed to vote for their own student-athletes. For the second straight season, Withey is the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year. He was ... Read More »

Weber, Three Wildcats Honored by Big 12 Coaches

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – Head coach Bruce Weber earned Big 12 Coach of the Year honors, while Rodney McGruder, Angel Rodriguez and Shane Southwell were named to the Coaches’ All-Conference team, as the league office announced its annual men’s basketball awards on Sunday. McGruder was named to the five-man All-Big 12 First Team and Rodriguez to the five-man All-Big 12 Second Team, while Southwell was one of nine players ... Read More »

K-State Coach Bill Snyder Signed to New Five-Year Contract

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State Director of Athletics John Currie announced today that legendary head football coach Bill Snyder has agreed to a new multi-year contract, securing the services of the 2011 and 2012 national and Big 12 coach of the year through the 2017 season. The new contract, which has an automatic rollover provision after the completion of each season mirroring the ... Read More »

Kansas Jayhawk Basketball on FM 95.5

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Fresh off the National Championship Game in March 2012, Bill Self and the Kansas Jayhawks are back and looking to make a run back to the Big 12 Conference Championship, and on to the National Championship. Catch every game on FM 95.5 KNDY. 2012-2013 SCHEDULE Date Opponent / Event Location Time / Result 10/30/12 vs. Emporia State ! Lawrence, Kan. ... Read More »

Big 12 Men’s Basketball Media Days Live

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  KANSAS CITY – The 2012 Big 12 Conference Men’s Basketball Media Day will be streamed live on kndyradio.com via the Big 12 Video Zone. All conference head coaches will hold press conferences, as well as select players from each team. Below is the anticipated schedule for press conferences today. Please use the video player above to watch live. *All ... Read More »

Big 12 Announces ESPN Women’s Basketball Television Schedule

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Big 12 women’s basketball will be featured in six matchups on ESPN networks during the 2012-13 season with two of the appearances on Big Monday. Defending national champion Baylor will take part in four non-conference games, including tilts at Notre Dame and Connecticut, which also participated in the 2012 Women’s Final Four. The Lady Bears will host NCAA Tournament teams ... Read More »