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Basketball Woes Abound.

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It's been a tough start to 2016 for both the men's and women's basketball programs.

Can I get a basketball victory, oh great basketball gods?
Can I get a basketball victory, oh great basketball gods?
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We don't usually highlights yesterday's slate, but today is an exception. If you haven't, you need to go read Jon Morse's editorial on the state of Kansas State football, and Kansas State basketball. Spoiler Alert: it isn't great.

Remember six years ago. Back in 2010 when Kansas State was the toast of the basketball world having reached the Elite-8 on the back of Junior guard Jacob Pullen following the epic game against BYU. Remember that time? Since that point, Kansas State has fallen from the mountain top, and it hasn't been graceful. (Neal Jones, KCTV5.com)

It's never easy to rely on young players during the conference slate (unless you're Kentucky), and you are seeing that this season as Kansas State's youth has struggled to keep up with the veteran squads in the Big 12. (Ken Coribtt, Capital Journal)

The newest NCAA rule allowing college basketball players to test their draft stock multiple times before the return deadline has been met with praise and skepticism by Big 12 coaches. (Kellis Robinett, KC Star)

Kansas State Women's Basketball faces an uphill battle if they hope to make the NCAA Tournament after starting Big 12 play 0-4. (Riley Gates, The Collegian)