The Wildcats and Explorers will play on Friday at 2:10 pm
The Wildcats will play No. 7 Texas on Thursday at 6 p.m.
The Wildcats can win a share of Big 12 title with a win in Stillwater
The Wildcats will celebrate its three-man senior class in a pregame ceremony
The Wildcats and Bears will square off on ESPN2 at 6 p.m.
Note: Walk-on who joined the squad during the summer semester.
Community College (2010-12): Played two seasons at Hutchinson Community College in Hutchinson, Kan. ... Helped the Blue Dragons to a 25-7 record as a sophomore in 2011-12, including a second-place finish in the Jayhawk West Conference with an 11-5 mark... The squad fell to Cowley College in the Region VI Quarterfinals... Named a NCJAA Academic All-American as a sophomore... Saw action in 27 games with 27 starts... Averaged 7.9 points on a team-best 54.9 percent shooting (67-of-122), including 38.7 percent (12-of-31) from 3-point range, with 5.8 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.0 steals in 28.4 minutes per game... Connected on a team-best 82.7 percent (67-of-81) from the free throw line... Paced the team in all major shooting categories with team-bests in field goal percentage (54.9), 3-point field goal percentage (38.7) and free throw percentage (82.7)... Led the squad with 31 offensive charges... Also ranked third in rebounds and fifth in scoring... Missed five games mid-season due to injury... Scored in double figures seven times, including a career-best 19 points in the first meeting vs. Pratt on 6-of-8 field goals, including 3-of-4 from 3-point range... Collected 18 points in the second meeting vs. Pratt, also on 6-of-8 shooting... Grabbed five or more rebounds in 18 of 27 games played, including a career-best 10 boards vs. Allen County... Helped the Blue Dragons to a 26-7 record as a freshman in 2010-11, including a second-place finish in the Jayhawk West Conference with a 10-6 mark... Saw action in 28 games with one start... Averaged 2.0 points on 52.5 percent shooting (21-of-40) with 1.1 rebounds and 0.5 assists in 6.9 minutes per game... Coached by Steve Eck.
High School: A two-year lettermen at Maize High School in Wichita, Kan. ... Helped the Eagles to a 17-6 record in 2009-10, including the Ark Valley/Chisholm Trail League title with a 9-0 mark... Captured the Class 6A sub-state title before falling to Leavenworth (and Schultz's future teammate Nino Williams), 51-49, in the state quarterfinals... Williams blocked Schultz's game-tying baskets with six seconds remaining... Selected second team Class 6A and first team All-City by the Wichita Eagle as a senior... Also named first team all-league... Earned first team academic all-state... Averaged 13.5 points, 9.2 rebounds and 2 assists as a senior... Connected on 58.8 percent from the field... Helped Maize to a 15-7 record as a junior in 2008-09, including a tie for second in the Ark Valley/Chisholm Trail League with a 6-3 mark... Averaged 9.8 points, 5.8 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game... Named second team all-league as a junior... Coached by Chris Grill.
Personal: Ryan Edward Schultz was born Feb. 25, 1992 in Kirksville, Mo. ... Parents are Drew and Kylee Schultz... Father is a family physician... Parents are both K-State graduates... One of six children, including sister, Kelsey, and brothers, Jordan, Jacob, Logan and Austin... Earned high academic honors at Maize, where he was a member of the National Honor Society and Principal's Honor Roll and a candidate for Wendy's High School Heisman.... Wants to follow in his father's footsteps and a become a doctor (orthopedic surgeon)... Major is life science.