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Slate: Kansas State looks to improve rebounding against Oral Roberts

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K-State gears up for tonight’s hoopy-buckets contest against Oral Roberts, plus potential bowl game sites, and as the coaching search turns.

Kansas State v Cincinnati
Go grab the rebound!
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Men’s Basketball

The team may not have won the Las Vegas Invitational, but Bruce Weber still believes it was a good experience for the Wildcats. (Kellis Robinett, Wichita Eagle)

Tonight the Wildcats return to action against Oral Roberts, and will look to improve their rebounding after giving up 20 second chance points in their loss to Arizona State. (Ken Corbitt, Capital Journal)

Football

Kansas State has never played a bowl game in Florida, and despite a strong push late in the season to finish at 7-5 it appears unlikely they’ll make it to Florida this season. The most likely destinations appear to be the Cactus bowl, or the Heart of Dallas bowl. (Kevin Lyttle, American-Statesman)

As The Tennessee Coaching Search Turns

Continuing the national soap opera that the Tennessee coaching search has become, Mike Gundy turned down a different shade of orange, despite being offered $7 million dollars per year to change his wardrobe. (Chris Low, ESPN.com)

That means John Currie is still looking for his next football coach, and with public disaster the coaching search has become most Kansas State fans are sharing a collective sigh of relief that he’s doing it at some other school. (Kevin Haskin, Capital Journal)

Even worse for John Currie than the PR nightmare he put himself in, is the angst Tennessee fans feel toward him. It’s so bad that a “Fire Currie” chant broke out at a WWE Raw match in Knoxville on Monday. (Pete Grathoff, KC Star)