Additional Game Times Released for Men's Hoops

Sept. 12, 2014

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – K-State Athletics announced additional game times for the men’s basketball season, including its first seven home non-conference contests on Friday.

The Wildcats’ lone exhibition contest with Washburn will tip at 2 p.m. CT on Sunday, Nov. 9, while the regular season opener against Southern Utah will start at 8 p.m. CT or 30 minutes after the conclusion of the women’s opener with Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Friday, Nov. 14. Other game times announced include UMKC at 7 p.m. CT, on Monday, Nov. 17, Nebraska-Omaha at 7 p.m. CT, on Tuesday, Dec. 2, Bradley at 7 p.m. CT, on Tuesday, Dec. 9, Savannah State at 5 p.m. CT, on Sunday, Dec. 14 and Texas Southern at 2 p.m. CT, on Sunday, Dec. 28.

The Bradley game will be seen exclusively on the internet at ESPN3.com or on the ESPN Full Court package.

In addition, the department announced several game time updates to the Big 12 schedule. The home game with Texas Tech on Wednesday, Jan. 14 will now tip off at 7 p.m. CT, instead of the previously announced 8 p.m. CT, while the home contest with Baylor on Saturday, Jan. 17 will start at 2 p.m. CT. The road return against the Bears at the Ferrell Center in Waco, Texas will also tip at noon CT on Saturday, Jan. 21. The final two regular season games – a home game against Iowa State on Saturday, Feb. 28 and the road finale at Texas on Saturday, March 7 – will air on either ESPN or ESPN2 at 1/3/8 p.m. CT. An exact time and television channel will be announced 11 days prior to these contests.

A complete television list, including the seven-game FOX Sports package, will be released in the coming weeks.

Once again, the Wildcats will boast a comprehensive television package with all 32 games being able to be seen throughout the country on either cable or the internet. K-State could have as many as 22 nationally-televised games, including 20 on ESPN, ESPN2 and/or ESPNU. Many games will also be available on ESPN Full Court and ESPN3.com.

The Wildcats will look to continue to build on their recent success, which includes a school-record eight consecutive postseason appearances, including five straight in the NCAA Tournament, and eight straight 20-win seasons. The squad returns nine lettermen, including five players with starting experience, in 2014-15 to go with Division I transfers Justin Edwards and Brandon Bolden. The group is headlined by All-Big 12 Second Team selection Marcus Foster (15.5 ppg., 3.2 rpg.) and honorable mention pick Thomas Gipson (11.7 ppg., 6.5 rpg.).

Season tickets are selling a brisk pace with limited options available for fans wanting to see the Wildcats in action this season. Fans can purchase season tickets for the 17-game home season through the Athletics Ticket Office, toll free at (800) 221.CATS (2287), online at www.kstatesports.com/tickets and in-person at Bramlage Coliseum.