Yesterday featured a basketball double header at Bramlage Coliseum. Jon recapped the first match-up which saw the Women's team dispense of Abilene Christian 76-45.
That Wildcat victory was followed by another Wildcat victory, which TheBigE recaps, as The Wildcats tamed the Lions 81-71.
On Saturday Morgan Burns set a school record with 221 return yards. That performance led to him being named this weeks Big 12 special teams player of the week. (Ken Corbitt, Capital Journal)
The Big 12 office announced the Sunflower Showdown will kick-off at 3 pm, Saturday November. 28th on FS1. (KSN.com)
Wesley Iwundu was named co-player of the week in the Big 12 for his performance against Maryland-Eastern Shore last Friday. (KSN.com)
Kansas State did just enough on offense to outlast the Columbia Lions 81-71, Monday night. (Ken Corbitt, Capital Journal)
In scoring 81 points, Kansas State showed more promise than it ever did a year ago. The team is also giving fans hope another commodity that was missing a year ago. (Kellis Robinett, Wichita Eagle.)
Besides the solid victory for the Wildcats last night, the other big story line was the return of D.J. Johnson to the court for the first time in 16 months. (Joel Jellison, Manhattan Mercury)
The men's team wasn't the only basketball team to have success last night as the K-State women thumped Abilene Chrisitan 76-45 behind a breakout performance from Megan Deines who scored a game high 20 points. (Kellis Robinett, Wichita Eagle)
The Kansas State offense was powered from the high scoring inside-out combo of previously mentioned Megan Deines, and Breanna Lewis. Lewis found room to work down low scoring 19 points on 9 of 12 shooting, while Deines worked the back court finishing 7 of 10 from the field including two 3 pointers. (Ken Corbitt, Capital Journal)