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AP News Staff
March 11, 2020 - 3:52 pm
NCAA President Mark Emmert says NCAA Division I basketball tournament games will not be open to the general public because of concerns about the spread of coronavirus. Emmert said in a statement Wednesday that he made the decision to conduct both the men's and women's tournaments, which begin next...
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Mar 7, 2020; Manhattan, Kansas, USA; Iowa State Cyclones guard Caleb Grill (2) is guarded by Kansas State Wildcats forward Xavier Sneed (20) during the first half at Bramlage Coliseum. Scott Sewell-USA TODAY Sports
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Marc LaVoie
March 11, 2020 - 6:54 am
The Big 12 Conference is going ahead with both the men's and women's basketball tournaments this week in Kansas City in spite of concerns about COVID-19, or the coronavirus.
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Ameera Butt
January 27, 2020 - 5:00 am
Retired LA Lakers star Kobe Bryant has died in a helicopter crash Sunday morning. Nine people are reportedly dead including Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter. See the updates to this developing story.
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AP News Staff
February 13, 2019 - 6:35 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Barry Brown and Xavier Sneed each scored 16 points, and No. 18 Kansas State beat Texas 71-64 Tuesday night for its ninth straight Big 12 victory. Three other Wildcats scored in double figures, Dean Wade with 12 points, and Kamau Stokes and Makol Mawien with 11 apiece. Kerwin...
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Marc LaVoie
February 08, 2019 - 6:13 am
Kansas City, MO - While most people were impressed with Patrick Mahomes' basketball skills when a viral video surfaced this week, Kansas City Chiefs general manager Brett Veach felt nervous. Mahomes is seen in the video showing off an excellent crossover dribble as he drives to the basket in what...
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AP News Staff
February 06, 2019 - 5:57 am
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) - Barry Brown scored 18 points, Xavier Sneed hit a crucial 3-pointer with a minute to go, and Kansas State roughed up No. 13 Kansas 74-67 on Tuesday night to snap a frustrating eight-game losing streak against its biggest rival. Sneed finished with 14 points and Dean Wade added...
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AP News Staff
October 11, 2018 - 8:03 am
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) - Tex Winter, the innovative "Triangle Offense" pioneer who assisted Phil Jackson on NBA championship teams with the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers, has died. He was 96. Kansas State University said Winter died Wednesday in Manhattan. "I learned so much from Coach Winter...
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March 27, 2018 - 7:07 am
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Missouri's Michael Porter Jr. says he is declaring for the NBA draft. The 6-foot-10 forward made the announcement on Instagram on Monday "after talking it over with my coaches and my family." The Michael Porter Jr. era lasted a total of three games, 30 points and 53 minutes...
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Michael Ronnebaum
March 23, 2018 - 6:40 am
Sprint Center is hosting Sweet 16 games in the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament. Mississippi State upset No. 1 Connecticut in 2017 to win the national title, a win that snapped the longest winning streak in college basketball history at 111 games. This weekend in Kansas City the Bulldogs look to...
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March 09, 2018 - 6:43 am
Kansas State gets another crack at Kansas in a semifinal game at the Big 12 Championship at Sprint Center in Kansas City. The Jayhawks won both regular season matchups, 73-72 in Lawrence, 70-56 in Manhattan. The Wildcats needed overtime against Texas Christian to advance. Kansas State's Barry Brown...
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