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Kansas State Tips Off Big 12 Men’s Tournament Desperate For A Win

Greg Echlin

The Kansas State Wildcats tip off the Big 12 tournament with a six o’clock game Wednesday against Texas Christian University.

The Wildcats know that their season will end if they lose.

K-State has been a Jekyll-and-Hyde team this season. Its impressive wins are coupled with ugly losses. The season has been a head-scratcher for Wildcats coach Bruce Weber.

“If somebody told me today of the top four seeds, we’ve got the most wins against them—five,” said Weber. “But the problem is the bottom part. We’re 3-7. But all we could worry about is TCU. That’s the most important thing.”

The Wildcats are 16-17 overall this season with a split of their two games against TCU. In the second game of the evening, seventh-seeded Texas plays Texas Tech.

Sports have an economic and social impact on our community and, as a sports reporter, I go beyond the scores and statistics. I also bring the human element to the sports figures who have a hand in shaping the future of not only their respective teams but our town. Reach me at gregechlin@aol.com.
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