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Kansas State Gets Walked Off In Allen Fieldhouse

A blown call led to the game winning bucket for the Jayhawks, but the Wildcats still exceeded expecatations

NCAA Basketball: Kansas State at Kansas Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports


Sometimes, after a particularly trying experience you have to go for a walk to calm down, and reflect on what just happened. So pick your cell phone up from you desk and go for a walk as you read JT’s recap from last nights close loss. Once you’ve finished continue walking as you read AMS’s recap where-in you can see improvement from the Men’s team, just don’t call it a moral victory. Once you’ve finished his article walk back to your desk, and realize that you now know what it feels like to be Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk who gave new meaning to “walk-off” win.

Men’s Basketball

Svi Mykhailiuk walked his way to a buzzer beater, and forced K-State to walk off the court with a loss. (Joel Jellison, Manhattan Mercury)

The Wildcats walked off the court frustrated and shocked. This time the frustration and shock was because of a missed opportunity unlike previous meetings where the frustration and shock was due to being completely overwhelmed. (Kellis Robinett, Wichita Eagle)

Even though it was a loss, the Wildcats exceed the expectations of everyone, except Bill Self. (Kevin Haskins, Capital Journal)

Ultimately, the “officials didn’t decide the Sunflower Showdown, they just decided when it ended.” (Sam Mellinger, KC Star)

Finally, in an attempt to troll Kansas State fans, Lawrence PD posted a tweet saying their account wasn’t for jokes, and if it were they’d talk about how much whining Wildcat fans do about the refs. Well, never fear Wildcat faithful, RCPD had our backs. (Nick Viviani, WIBW)


Former Wildcat Cody Whitehair was named to the top 10 list of NFL rookies for the 2016 season. He started all 16 games at center for the Chicago Bears. (Austin Clift,