Kansas State celebrated its relationship with nearby Fort Riley on Saturday with the “Big Red One Holiday Appreciation Day” ... The athletic department, in partnership with students and season ticket holders, donated more than 1,900 tickets to the contest to Fort Riley soldiers and their families.
With the win,
The Wildcats’ starting lineup Saturday afternoon was sophomore guard Jacob Pullen, junior guard Denis Clemente, redshirt freshman Jamar Samuels, senior forward Darren Kent and junior forward Luis Coln... This marks the first time this season that
Senior forward Darren Kent collected a career-high 24 points to lead all Wildcat scorers on the day... It was his first career 20-point game...
Sophomore guard Fred Brown scored in double figures for the fifth time this season with 14 points... He has scored in double figures in three of the last four games.
Redshirt freshman forward Jamar Samuels posted a solid all-around day for the Wildcats in his first career start... He tallied eight points, eight rebounds, six assists and three blocks in 27 minutes... He tied season-highs in both rebounding and blocked shots, while he set his season-best in assists.