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Shockers Torch Houston in American Home Opener

WSU Athletics ReleaseJanuary 5, 2018

WICHITA, Kan. – A torrid first-half shooting performance pushed No. 9/9 Wichita State past Houston Thursday evening, 81-63, in the school's first American Athletic Conference home game. A sellout crowd of 10,506 at Charles Koch Arena -- striped in black, yellow and white – saw Landry Shamet score a game-high 18 points. Conner Frankamp (15), Shaquille Morris (14) and Markis McDuffie (11) joi...

Royals Acquire Pitcher Oaks, Infielder Mejia in Three-way Trade

KC Royals ReleaseJanuary 5, 2018

KANSAS CITY, MO (January 4, 2018) – The Kansas City Royals, Chicago White Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers have completed a three-team, five-player trade this evening, with the Royals acquiring right-handed pitcher Trevor Oaks and infielder Erick Mejia in exchange for left-handed pitcher Scott Alexander, right-handed pitcher Joakim Soria and cash considerations. The Dodgers then acquire infielder Jak...

AUDIO: Wildcat Weekly with Wyatt Thompson 1/3

Pat StrathmanJanuary 4, 2018

The new year has already been eventful for Kansas State. K-State opened up 2018 on the hardwood on Monday against West Virginia. The sixth-ranked Mountaineers outrebounded the Cats and used balanced scoring to earn a 77-69 win. KSU sophomore Xavier Sneed had 20 points. On the gridiron, head coach Bill Snyder announced he's returning for 2018. The Wildcats are coming off an eight-win season t...

Bethany Edges Saint Mary in Leavenworth

James WestlingJanuary 4, 2018

The Bethany women’s basketball team ended an eight-year drought in Leavenworth, with a 64-60 win Wednesday night over Saint Mary. With a 5-4 KCAC record, the Swedes have won four of their last five games, and are off to their best league start since 2005-06. Saint Mary raced out to an 8-0 lead less than three minutes into the contest. After trailing early, Bethany regrouped, and counted wi...

KWU’s Showman Gets 100th Win, Coyote Men Stun Bulldogs

Pat StrathmanJanuary 3, 2018

Kansas Wesleyan women's basketball head coach Ryan Showman moved over to his wife for a giant hug and a kiss. His players surrounded him with crafted signs. The reality settled in for coach Showman. Showman and the Coyotes outlasted McPherson head coach Gordon Reimer, Showman's mentor, and the Bulldogs in a 90-88 overtime victory, handing the six-year head coach his 100th win of his coaching...

No. 18 Texas Tech Sinks No. 10 Kansas

KU Athletics ReleaseJanuary 3, 2018

LAWRENCE, Kan. - A cold shooting night from deep and a 15-rebound deficit spelled doom for No. 10 Kansas as the Jayhawks fell to No. 18 Texas Tech, 85-73, Tuesday night inside Allen Fieldhouse. KU senior guard Devonte' Graham scored a game-high 27 points but was joined by just two other teammates with 11 points as the Jayhawks suffered their worst loss in Allen Fieldhouse since 2003. Kansas (11...

No. 6/7 West Virginia’s Balanced Scoring Upends K-State

K-State Athletics Press ReleaseJanuary 2, 2018

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Led by freshman forward Teddy Allen's game-high 22 points, No. 6/7 West Virginia used a balanced scoring effort with four players in double figures to upend Kansas State, 77-69, in a New Year's Day tilt at Bramlage Coliseum. The Mountaineers (13-1, 2-0 Big 12) have now won 13 consecutive games since opening the season with a loss to Texas A&M in Germany. The Wildcats (11...

Mahomes Leads Chiefs Past Broncos

Pat StrathmanDecember 31, 2017

Patrick Mahomes' first NFL start featured heroics. The rookie gun-slinger from Texas Tech used every bit of the 2:53 left of the game to set up an 11-play, game-winning drive, capped off by a 30-yard field goal by Harrison Butker, giving the Chiefs a 27-24 victory over the Denver Broncos. Mahomes became the first quarterback drafted by Kansas City to win a game for KC since Todd Blackledge in 1...

Wesleyan Falls in Final Day of KWU Coyote Classic

Pat StrathmanDecember 30, 2017

After a come-from-behind win fell short for the Kansas Wesleyan men's basketball team on Friday, the Coyotes were looking for redemption against No. 16 Central Methodist. Wesleyan trailed by two and had the ball with 19 seconds left. Freshman Marquis Kraemer charged toward the rim, but his shot was denied, allowing CMU to escape the Rib Crib - Kansas Wesleyan Coyote Classic with a 55-53 victory...

Shockers Down UCONN in American Conference Debut

WSU Athletics ReleaseDecember 30, 2017

HARTFORD, Conn. – No. 8/10 Wichita State's American Athletic Conference debut went like so many other road games before it. Rashard Kelly logged a double-double, and the Shockers (11-2, 1-0 American) used timely three-point shooting to finish off UConn, 72-62, at the XL Center. Kelly finished with 11 points and 12 rebounds (half of them on the offensive end) on 5-of-6 shooting. He recorded hi...

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