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Kansas State Continues to Rely on their Defense.

The defense is carrying the team so far, while both men’s and women’s basketball continue to build their recruiting class.

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Monday was a busy day at Bring on the Cats, starting with the weekly soccer recap by Luke Thompson.

Derek Smith continued strong on his comeback tour, with a look at next weeks opponent Texas Tech, and their reliable QB play.

JT VanGilder brought us the news of Elijah Lee winning Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week.

Finally, TB quantifies Kansas State’s late play clock audibles.


Derek continues to dominate the Kansas State sports media, this time examining the defensive performances of West Virginia, and Kansas State for his day job. (Derek Smith, Junction City Daily Union)

Mat McCrane may have apologized to the team and fans for missing his final field goal attempt, but his apology was unnecessary. Especially, since he didn’t cause the ‘Cats to blow a 16 point lead. (Kellis Robinett, Wichita Eagle)

While the lack of offense from Kansas State dominated the twitterverse, the defense is playing some of the best football in the Big 12. (Ken Corbitt, Capital Journal)

Scott Popp of the Collegian, decided to grade this past weeks performance, and it wasn’t great for the offense. (Scott Popp, The Collegian)

Thanks to .500 records by both Kansas State and Oklahoma their game on Oct. 15th is scheduled for 11 am. (Brady Vardeman, Dallas Morning News)


Bruce Weber continues to recruit the St. Louis area well, this time securing a 6-foot-8 power forward from Vashon High School, Levi Stockard. Stockard is rated as a three-star by rivals, and had offers from schools like Xavier, Marquette, and DePaul. (Ken Corbitt, Capital Journal)

Women’s Basketball

Jeff Mittie continues to build the Women’s program, and thanks to their most recent NCAA tournament appearance he’s got some great recruits lined up. (Ken Corbitt, Capital Journal)

Track and Field

Silver Medalist Erik Kynard will return to Kansas State as an assistant coach. (Kellis Robinett, Wichita Eagle)