Kansas State's lone three-year letterwinner... An experienced player who has seen action in 86 games during his career, including 47 as a starter... Expected to be one of the team's leaders in 2002-03... Will contend for starting duties at the small forward position... Considered to be one of the Big 12's better defensive small forwards... Brings career averages of 4.8 ppg and 3.1 rpg into his senior season... Posted his best statistical year as a sophomore, averaging 7.3 ppg and 3.8 rpg during 2000-01... A member of the 2000 Big 12 Select All-Star Team.
As A Junior (2001-02 Season)
Appeared in all 29 games, starting 14... In K-State's opening lineup for 12 straight contests from Dec. 22 at Iowa through Feb. 12 vs. Texas A&M... Averaged just 2.5 ppg and 2.4 rpg but made his presence felt on the defensive end, where he was credited with 16 blocked shots... Block total ranked second on the team... Scored a season-high seven points in the season opener against Troy State (Nov. 16)... Had five other games with six points on the year... Season-best rebound total was eight vs. Fairleigh Dickenson (Dec. 29)... Collected six caroms at Texas Tech (Jan. 6) and against Texas (Jan. 30).
As A Sophomore (2000-01 Season)
Played in all 29 games, starting 26... Averaged 7.3 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game on the season... Finished the year strong, averaging 10.5 points over the final four contests, including a 15-point outing vs. Kansas (Feb. 28)... Had a career-high two 3-point field goals in the Wildcats' victory at Colorado (March 2) in the regular-season finale... Scored in double figures six times on the year... Posted a career-best 19 points in a career-high 39 minutes of work at Texas A&M (Jan. 6) on 8-for-13 shooting... Hit a key 3-point shot in the final minute to secure K-State's first road victory of the season... Tallied a career-high eight rebounds vs. both Oklahoma (Jan. 20) and at Missouri (Feb. 7)... Toured Europe as part of the Big 12 Select All-Star Team during the summer of 2000.
As A Freshman (1999-00 Season)
Played in 28 games, including seven starts, during his debut season... Averaged 4.5 points and 3.1 rebounds per game... Struggled with his shot early in the year, but finished the season shooting 29-of-62 (46.8 percent) from the field over his last 13 games... Scored a season-high 12 points on 4-of-6 shooting from the field at Colorado (Jan. 22)... Also grabbed seven rebounds in a season-high 30 minutes of action vs. the Buffs... Turned in a solid performace against Iowa State (Jan. 19), scoring seven points and grabbing four offensive rebounds to go with two steals and one block in 23 minutes of action... Scored six points and grabbed three rebounds in 15 minutes of action off the bench against Georgia State (Dec. 29)... Finished with seven points, including a key dunk, late in the game against New Orleans (Dec. 4)... Began his K-State career with a strong effort at No. 10 Arizona (Nov. 16), scoring 11 points on 5-for-8 shooting and dishing out three assists in 22 minutes of work.
Named the Kansas Player of the Year by Kansas Sports Magazine... Tabbed Mr. Basketball by the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association (KBCA)... Honorable mention All-USA choice by USA Today as a senior... Earned first team all-state and all-Class 6A from the Topeka Capital-Journal and Kansas Sports Magazine... Paced the I-70 League in scoring while averaging 19.7 points and 7.6 rebounds as a senior... Led the Junction City to a 15-6 record and an I-70 League championship in 1999... Scored a season-highs 34 points and 14 rebounds as a senior... Shot 60.3 percent from the field and 70 percent from the free throw line... A two-year starter and two-time first team all-I-70 selection... Kansas Class 6A MVP... Led all players at the 1999 Kansas Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Game in Topeka with 19 points, six rebounds and three blocked shots... Nominated to play in the McDonald's All-America game... Attended the adidas Camp in New Jersey prior to his senior year... Named team MVP and captain as a senior... Coached by Felix Grimmett.
Full name is Quentin Maurice Buchanan... Born Nov. 19, 1980... Parents are Greg and Charlotte Buchanan... Nickname is "Q"... Has one sister, Brianna (17).