Kansas State Wildcats
Kansas State coach Bruce Weber called a 58-51 victory over Texas Tech on Wednesday night a “maturity game,” the kind of performance that proves just how far a team has come.
Liz Donohoe had 15 points and a season-high 10 rebounds and all five starters scored in double figures as No. 21 Oklahoma State women beat Kansas State 69-47 on Wednesday night.
Marcus Foster carried his momentum right into Wednesday night’s game against TCU, scoring 23 points off the bench and sending Kansas State to a 58-53 victory.
Nina Davis scored 24 points and Wallace added 17 to help Baylor rout Kansas State 74-44 on Tuesday night for the Lady Bears 19th straight win in the series.
Baylor is in the same position as a year ago, with its home finale being a de facto Big 12 championship game. The defending champion Bears have even more at stake this time.
Just imagine what K-State fans will call Gary Patterson if his Horned Frogs win at home Saturday night against the conference-leading Wildcats.
TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin finished the last game by encouraging the kicker before the game-winning field goal and apologizing to teammates in the locker room for his subpar performance.
The game matching Horned Frogs coach Gary Patterson against his alma mater will have huge implications in the Big 12 race, as well as in the College Football Playoff rankings.
TCU is preparing for another Top 10 matchup, this time at home against Kansas State. Meanwhile, defending Big 12 champion team Baylor is headed up to Oklahoma.
The highest point total in TCU history came three days before the release of the first rankings from the College Football Playoff selection committee. Coincidence?
With the emergence of quarterback Tyrone Swoopes as a dangerous run-pass threat, Texas has a more diversified offense under Charlie Strong. And that’s giving Kansas State coach Bill Snyder plenty of reason to worry.
Patrick Mahomes could start in place of sophomore Davis Webb after a shoulder injury to his non-throwing arm in the fourth quarter of Texas Tech’s 45-35 loss at Oklahoma State last week.