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Wesleyan’s Remarkable Comeback Falls Short Against Friends

Pat StrathmanFebruary 22, 2018

All season long, the Kansas Wesleyan men's basketball team relied on the magic from Mabee Arena. The tank just ran out of fuel. KWU stormed back after trailing by 24 points to lead with three minutes left, but failed to complete the task at hand, falling to the Friends Falcons 81-74. Both teams came out hot, combining for five field goals. After a 9-9 tie, the Falcons used a pair of runs ...

Bethany Upset By Tabor in KCAC Quarterfinals

James WestlingFebruary 22, 2018

It's clear that the defending KCAC tournament champions are on a mission, as Tabor shot their way past Bethany for a 70-60 win in Lindsborg Wednesday night. The quarterfinal victory was the first step to potentially securing a third straight postseason title, and a fifth straight trip to the NAIA tournament. The 7-seeded Bluejays built a six point lead, 13-7, late in the first quarter after Tay...

Red-hot Oklahoma Wesleyan Ends Coyotes’ Season

Pat StrathmanFebruary 21, 2018

Four days before making their second trip to Bartlesville, Okla. the Kansas Wesleyan women’s basketball team was a combined 1-of-24 from the field in the first and third quarters. Wesleyan changed that in the third meeting of the season. Unfortunately, it wasn’t enough. Oklahoma Wesleyan (21-10, 14-8) put three players past the 20-point plateau, connected on 14 threes and recorded a seas...

Defense Carries K-State Past Texas

KSU Athletics ReleaseFebruary 21, 2018

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State used a late 16-4 scoring run to end the game, including 14 from junior guard Barry Brown Jr., during the span, to secure the 29th 20-win season in program history, defeating Texas, 58-48, in front of 8,623 fans at Bramlage Coliseum on Wednesday night. The victory marked the fourth time in the last six seasons that the Wildcats (20-8, 9-6 Big 12) has reached 20 w...

No. 13 Shockers Hold Off Tulane’s Upset Bid

WSU Athletics ReleaseFebruary 21, 2018

WICHITA, Kan. – Five players finished in double-figures to help No. 13 Wichita State hang on to defeat Tulane, 93-86, Wednesday night in Charles Koch Arena. Wichita State (22-5, 12-3) survived the Green Wave's second half comeback without the services of sophomore guard Landry Shamet, who didn't suit up due to illness. Shaquille Morris tallied his sixth 20-point game of the season with a g...

South Girls End 11-Game Skid, Mustang Boys Tame Cougars

Pat StrathmanFebruary 20, 2018

The streak is over. Salina South senior Sydnee Connell poured in a team-high 14 points, classmate Angie Hall made four huge free throws, and the Cougars snapped an 11-game losing streak to cross-town rival Salina Central, 45-43 Tuesday. https://twitter.com/PatStrathman/status/966122790414843905 After a 5-0 start by Central, South tied up the score at 7-all, despite having seven turnovers....

Sacred Heart Wins Triple-OT Instant Classic

Jeremy BohnFebruary 20, 2018

The boys' game of Sacred Heart and Ellsworth is one for the books. With Sacred Heart's 39-game league winning streak and Ellsworth's 8-game winning streak on the line, something had to give. It just took regulation and three OTs to figure every out. At the end Sacred Heart stood triumphant with an 80-74 3OT victory to give the Knights their 40th North Central Activities Association league wi...

Bethany’s Ferguson Tabbed as KCAC Coach of the Year

KCAC ReleaseFebruary 20, 2018

WICHITA, Kan. - The Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference is pleased to announce the 2017-18 Women's Basketball All-Conference Awards. Student-athletes were selected for all awards by vote of the KCAC head women's basketball coaches. The Falcons of Friends University are the regular season champions, ending the season with a 20-2 conference record and ranked No. 21 in the latest NAIA Women's Ba...

KWU’s Gandy Earns KCAC Defensive Player of the Year

KCAC ReleaseFebruary 20, 2018

WICHITA, Kan. - The Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference is pleased to announce the 2017-18 men's basketball All-Conference awards. Student-athletes were selected for all awards by vote of the KCAC head men's basketball coaches. The Moundbuilders of Southwestern College are the regular season champions, ending the season with a 17-5 conference record and ranked No. 12 in the most recent NAIA D...

AUDIO: Kansas Wesleyan Coaches Show 2-19

Pat StrathmanFebruary 20, 2018

The Kansas Wesleyan Coyotes are moving right along. And so is the Kansas Wesleyan Coaches Show.  The program made its return for 2018 and the program will run every Monday from 6 to 7 pm, live at Burger Theory inside the Holiday Inn just past Lowe’s. Come in for the $6.99 Build-Your-Own-Burger Special that includes a side. Various members of the Wesleyan athletic department will be there. ...

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