Jerome Tang has rising Kansas State feeling sweet againMarch 21, 2023 GMT
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Jerome Tang was tearing around his property on an unseasonably warm spring day not long ago, just before Kansas State headed down Interstate 70 for the Big 12 Tournament, when he noticed his four-wheeler was running out of fuel.
Kansas star Jalen Wilson named AP Big 12 player of the yearMarch 7, 2023 GMT
Big 12 scoring and rebounding leader Jalen Wilson of Kansas is the unanimous pick as The Associated Press Big 12 player of the year.
Nowell’s 22 points lead No. 14 Kansas St. past Oklahoma St.February 25, 2023 GMT
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Markquis Nowell had 22 points, eight assists and four steals and No. 14 Kansas State defeated Oklahoma State 73-68 on Saturday for its third straight win.
Keyontae Johnson added 17 points for the Wildcats (22-7, 10-6 Big 12), who swept the regular-season series.
No. 14 Kansas State beats No. 9 Baylor with big second halfFebruary 22, 2023 GMT
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Keyontae Johnson scored 25 points, Markquis Nowell added 14 points and 10 assists, and No. 14 Kansas State followed a long first-half slump with a big second-half run to beat ninth-ranked Baylor 75-65 on Tuesday night.
Johnson leads No. 14 K-State to 75-65 win over No. 9 BaylorFebruary 22, 2023 GMT
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State coach Jerome Tang leaped onto the courtside table and pumped his fists, then landed a spectacular dismount, before climbing into the student section and joining in the “Wabash Cannonball” dance to celebrate another ranked win.
Sherfield helps Oklahoma beat No. 12 Kansas State 79-65February 15, 2023 GMT
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Grant Sherfield scored 22 points and Oklahoma went on a 12-0 run early in the second half on their way to a 79-65 win over No. 12 Kansas State on Tuesday night.
The win snapped a seven-game Big 12 conference losing streak for the Sooners (13-13, 3-10 Big 12) and prevented the Wildcats (19-7, 7-6) and first-year coach Jerome Tang from earning their 20th win of the year.
Johnson scores 24 as No. 13 K-State beats No. 2 Kansas 83-82January 18, 2023 GMT
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State coach Jerome Tang grabbed a microphone and stood amid a sea of purple, moments after delirious fans had flooded the floor to celebrate the No. 13 Wildcats' 83-82 overtime win over second-ranked Kansas on Tuesday night.
Big 12 hasn’t had top-to-bottom start like this in a decadeJanuary 12, 2023 GMT
From top to bottom, the Big 12 hasn't started conference play like this in a decade.
No. 11 Kansas State has already surpassed last season's overall win total and made an impressive Top 25 poll debut this week after being picked to finish last in the 10-team league with new coach Jerome Tang and a completely revamped roster.
Nowell leads No. 11 Kansas St past OSU for 9th straight winJanuary 11, 2023 GMT
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Markquis Nowell scored 20 points and found Keyontae Johnson for an alley-oop dunk with 38 seconds left as No. 11 Kansas State held off Oklahoma State 65-57 on Tuesday night.
Johnson added 12 points and Desi Sills had 11 for the Wildcats (15-1, 4-0 Big 12), who won their ninth straight and exceeded their victory total from last season.
No. 11 Kansas State aims to continue ascent under TangJanuary 10, 2023 GMT
The gains have come quickly for Kansas State under new coach Jerome Tang.
The 11th-ranked Wildcats haven’t lost in more than a month and turned two road wins against ranked Big 12 teams last week into Monday's headline-grabbing debut in the national rankings.
Kansas State 14-1 after overtime victory at No. 19 BaylorJanuary 8, 2023 GMT
WACO, Texas (AP) — New Kansas State coach Jerome Tang had a tough time enjoying another big victory for the Wildcats. This one came against one of his closest friends and former team.
Markquis Nowell had the first 30-point, 10-assist game in school history, his 14th assist coming on Ismael Massoud's go-ahead 3-pointer with 31 seconds left in overtime in the Wildcats' 97-95 victory Saturday at No.
Nowell scores 36 as Kansas State beats No. 6 Texas 116-103January 4, 2023 GMT
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Markquis Nowell had 36 points and nine assists as Kansas State beat No. 6 Texas 116-103 on Tuesday night with a stunning offensive outburst that gave first-year Wildcats coach Jerome Tang his biggest victory.
Nowell scores 36 as K-State rolls over No. 6 Texas 116-103January 4, 2023 GMT
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Markquis Nowell had 36 points and nine assists as Kansas State beat No. 6 Texas 116-103 on Tuesday night, setting a school scoring record with a stunning offensive outburst that gave first-year Wildcats coach Jerome Tang his biggest victory.
Johnson returns 2 years after collapse as K-State rompsNovember 8, 2022 GMT
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Keyontae Johnson scored 13 points in his first real action since collapsing during a game nearly two years ago, and Kansas State opened the season under new coach Jerome Tang with a 93-59 romp over UT Rio Grande Valley on Monday night.
K-State’s Tang out to rebuild Wildcats in mold of BaylorOctober 21, 2022 GMT
Jerome Tang had plenty of opportunities to leave Baylor for head jobs over the years, but the Bears always seemed to be on the upswing and his close relationship with Scott Drew made it difficult to envision leaving Waco.
Big 12 coaches, players have unique familiarity this seasonOctober 19, 2022 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Just about every game in the Big 12 this men's basketball season will feel like a reunion.
On the coaching front, there already was Mark Adams entering his second year at Texas Tech, where he replaced Chris Beard, who headed off to Texas, his alma mater.
Keyontae Johnson resuming college hoops career at K-StateAugust 21, 2022 GMT
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former Florida forward Keyontae Johnson, who collapsed during a game in December 2020 and hasn’t played since, is headed to Kansas State to resume his college career.
Johnson made the announcement on social media Saturday, picking the Wildcats over fellow finalists Memphis, Nebraska and Western Kentucky.