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Slate: Painting Nashville Purple

Snyder expecting big crowd; volleyball back in action tonight

NCAA Football: Charlotte at Kansas State Scott Sewell-USA TODAY Sports


With a big game looming this weekend, Jon Morse dropped in yesterday with a Q&A Anchor of Gold’s Tom Stephenson as we get to know the Commodores ahead of Saturday’s game.


The Wildcats kick off an important non-con weekend in Nebraska tonight, as the Cats take on Nebraska-Omaha tonight at 7 p.m. as part of the Omaha Challenge held at Baxter Arena in Omaha, NE. Omaha is 3-7 so far on the season, and K-State holds the all-time record at 9-6. Tomorrow, the Cats take on former Big 12 conference mate Nebraska at 4:30 p.m., before rounding out the tournament with Northern Iowa on Saturday. The Cats' match with the host Mavericks will be streamed live on while all three K-State matches this weekend can be heard on KMAN 1350 AM, 93.3 FM or


Bill Snyder is the fans showing up in Nashville. Kellis Robinett at the Wichita Eagle reports that Snyder expects a sizable K-State contingent in Nashville this weekend.

Early reports from K-State athletics speculate ten to twelve thousand Wildcat fans, at minimum, will be in attendance this weekend. Vandy’s stadium holds 40,550, so 12k is going to look like a LOT of purple for a road game. Especially if the Vandy crowd looks like it did last week:

Elijah Lee, just a few weeks after being cut by the Minnesota Vikings, finally has another team (which makes your Slate writer for today extra super-happy):