The game: The Kansas State University Wildcats (17-10, 6-8 Big 12) welcome the Oklahoma State University Cowboys (18-9, 7-7 Big 12) to Manhattan for their second matchup of the season. It will be Oklahoma State coach Brad Underwood’s first game as a head coach in Bramlage Coliseum, where he was an assistant for six seasons under Bob Huggins and Frank Martin.
Previously: The Wildcats won the first game of the season between these teams in high-scoring fashion, 96-88, on Jan. 18 in Stillwater. Barry Brown led K-State in scoring that game with 22 points, despite attempting no free throws. D.J. Johnson, Wesley Iwundu, Kamau Stokes, and Xavier Sneed all made major contributions to that victory.
K-State leads the overall series 79-52 since it began in 1922 and has a two-game winning streak. K-State head coach Bruce Weber is 8-4 against the Cowboys, while Underwood is 0-1 vs. K-State.
Odds: Online oddsmakers have K-State as a 3.5-point favorite and an over/under of 149 points.
Tipoff: The game is scheduled to start at 8:05 p.m. CST at Bramlage Coliseum (capacity 12,528) in Manhattan, Kansas.
Television: Clay Matvick (play-by-play) and Tim Welsh (analyst) will call the game on ESPNU and WatchESPN.com.
Radio: Wyatt Thompson (play-by-play) and Stan Weber (analyst) will call the game on the K-State Sports Network, Sirius/XM 81, and kstatesports.com.