The soap opera that is this years basketball season was at it again yesterday, as Marcus Foster announced he is planning to return to Kansas State for his junior and senior year.
Following the weird kerfuffle on Saturday, regarding Jevon Thomas' status on the team, Weber announced Monday the Wildcats would be at full strength heading into the Big 12 tournament. (Kellis Robinett, The Wichita Eagle)
NBCSports has a Big 12 conference preview, where they list the sleeper favorite as Texas. Kansas State does make an appearance as their "deeper sleeper". (Scott Phillips)
With the Big 12 Tournament beginning this Thursday, Bruce Weber is stressing "Togetherness". (Kellis Robinett, The Kansas City Star) Which, for those of you who have seen How I Met Your Mother, is just a fancy buzzword like "Linkitivity", and just a way to sell you something that isn't very good. Weber can stress and say whatever word he wants, but the truth is Kansas State a number of victories in the Big 12 Tournament if they hope to continue playing in a post-season tournament.
Besides declaring his intention to return for his junior and senior season, Foster also proclaimed his game had finally returned to the level it was at prior to his suspension. Let's hope so because we need Foster to be the best player on the court if the 'Cats have any hope in the Big 12 Tournament.(Ken Corbitt, The Topeka Capital-Journal)
Ryan Mueller has had some trouble catching NFL scout's eyes as a defensive end, so he is working on moving to outside linebacker in hopes of catching on with a team. (Kellis Robinett, The Kansas City Star).