K-State To Stripe Out Bramlage on January 23

MANHATTAN, Kan. – K-State Athletics is asking fans to help stripe out Bramlage Coliseum for its men’s basketball game with Oklahoma State on Saturday, Jan. 23 to help benefit the American Cancer Society and Coaches vs. Cancer. 

The athletic department will host the event in conjunction with the annual National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Suits and Sneakers event, in which coaches and staff wear sneakers to call attention to the efforts of the American Cancer Society through its Coaches vs. Cancer program.

Fans are asked to wear either purple or white depending on their ticket location in Bramlage Coliseum. Fans in sections 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25 and 26 are asked to wear purple, while those in sections 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 27 are asked to wear white.

The official purple and white shirts for the event are only $15 with $5 from every shirt going to the American Cancer Society. These shirts are  now on sale online at kstatesuperstore.com and can also be purchased at the K-State Super Store locations on McCall Road (M-F 9a-8p, Sun 12-5p) in Manhattan and at Bill Snyder Family Stadium (M-F 12-4p and during home games) beginning Friday, November 13. They will also be available during games on the Bramlage Coliseum concourse beginning with the first regular season home game on Friday against Maryland-Eastern Shore.

“Cancer is something that has or will affect everyone,” said head coach Bruce Weber. “Please help us bring awareness to the fight against this terrible disease by helping support Coaches vs. Cancer and the American Cancer Society.” 

The game will tip off at 5 p.m. and will air nationally on ESPNU.