K-State’s struggles continue with loss at Texas Tech

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LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — The duo of Toddrick Gotcher and Devaugntah Williams is key for Texas Tech’s offense. “They’re both wing players,” Red Raiders coach Tubby Smith said. “They’re both shooting guards. That’s their job: to knock down open shots.” Williams and Gotcher — who combined for 25 of Texas Tech’s 30 second-half points — […]

K-State comes up short at home against No. 17 West Virginia

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MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — West Virginia coach Bob Huggins and Kansas State counterpart Bruce Weber had vastly differing opinions of the No. 17 Mountaineers’ rough-and-tumble, 65-59 victory Tuesday night. “I thought it was beautiful,” Huggins said. “I’ve never had an ugly win, ever.” If ever there was one, though, this might have been it: The […]

Kansas State’s Williams earns Big 12 Honors

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K-State senior Nino Williams has earned Phillips 66 Co-Big 12 Player of the Week honors for the second time this season after posting back-to-back 20-point games in helping K-State to a split of two games last week. Williams shared the weekly honor with Baylor’s Rico Gathers. Williams averaged 21.0 points on 69.2 percent shooting ( 18-of-26 […]

K-State upsets No. 22 Baylor

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MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Nino Williams possess an old man’s game. He loves to shoot baseline jumpers, prefers layups to dunks. The next time he takes a 3-pointer might just be the first. In short, he has the perfect game for taking down Baylor’s zone defense. Kansas State’s senior forward had 18 points to fuel […]