Fincher is the fourth signee for the Class of 2013
The senior led the Wildcats in eight categories in 2012-13
The Big 12 Coach of the Year signed a contract extension through 2018
K-State vs. La Salle
Henriquez, McGruder nearly lead team from behind in memorable matchup
Kansas State vs. Kansas (AP)
Kansas State vs. Texas - AP Photos
Kansas State vs. Baylor (AP)
Kansas State vs. Texas (AP)
AP Photos: Basketball vs. Michigan
As A Sophomore (2011-12): Saw action in 32 games, including two starts, as a sophomore... His starts came against Loyola Chicago (11/14/11) and Howard (12/31/11)... Registered double-digit minutes in 21 games, including 11 in Big 12 play... Played 30 or more minutes in five games, including a season-best 37 minutes vs. Loyola Chicago (11/14/11)...Averaged 3.2 points on 37.3 percent shooting (38-of-102), including 24 percent (6-of-25) from 3-point range, with 2.2 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 16.8 minutes per game... Connected on 75 percent (21-of-28) from free throw line... Scored in 20 games, including a season-best 13 points vs. Texas Tech (2/7/12)... Grabbed at least five rebounds in six games, including season-high six rebounds vs. Loyola Chicago (11/14/11)... Dished out four or more assists in six contests, including six vs. UTEP (12/23/11), Howard (12/31/11) and Missouri (1/7/12)... Led the team in assists in seven games... Had at least one steal in 11 games, including a season-best two vs. Loyola Chicago (11/14/11) and Syracuse (3/17/12)... Posted at least two blocks in three games, including a season-high three vs. Loyola Chicago (11/14/11)... Saw action in all 18 Big 12 games, averaging 2.8 points on 38.5 percent shooting (20-of-52) with 1.8 assists and 1.4 rebounds in 14.4 minutes per game... Played in both NCAA Tournament games, averaging 10.5 minutes per game... Scored eight points on perfect 4-of-4 shooting vs. Iowa State (2/25/12)... Solid all-around at Texas (2/11/12) with seven points on 3-of-4 field goals with four assists, two blocks and one steal in 32 minutes... Was a perfect 6-of-6 from free throw line with a season-high 13 points vs. Texas Tech (2/7/12)... Had six points at Oklahoma (1/14/12) with three assists in 30 minutes... Helped K-State knock off 7/6 Missouri with four points, five rebounds and six assists in 25 minutes... Notched 11 points in a big road win at Virginia Tech (12/4/11)... Opened the year with 11 points vs. Charleston Southern (11/11/11)... Coached by Frank Martin.
As A Freshman (2010-11): Saw action in 30 games, including 17 games, as a true freshman... His starts came in the last 17 games of the season, including both games in the NCAA Tournament... His start total ranked fifth on the team... Registered double-digit minutes in 15 games, including 12 in Big 12 play... Played 30 or more minutes twice, including a season-best 31 vs. Baylor (1/24/11)... Averaged 1.8 points on 33.9 percent shooting (19-of-56), including 27.3 percent (3-of-11) from 3-point range, with 2.1 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 12.6 minutes per game... Scored in 15 games, including a season-best 10 points against Utah State (3/17/11) in the second-round of the NCAA Tournament... Scored 47 of his 55 points in the last 17 games... Grabbed at least five rebounds in three games, including a season-best six games vs. Oklahoma (2/19/11)... Dished out four or more assists in five contests, including five against the Sooners... Led the team in assists in six games, including five times in Big 12 play... Had at least one steal in nine games, including two vs. Colorado (2/12/11) and No. 7/7 Texas (2/28/11)... Posted multiple blocks in five games with season-best three vs. Colorado (2/12/11) and No. 7/7 Texas (2/28/11)... Saw action in 15 Big 12 games, including 14 starts... Averaged 18.0 minutes per game in Big 12 play... Averaged 2.5 points on 35 percent shooting (14-of-40) in Big 12 play with 2.8 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game... Solid all-around in NCAA Tournament contest with Utah State (3/17/11) with 10 points, four rebounds and three assists in 25 minutes... Went 6-of-6 from the line against the Aggies... Had a tremendous all-around game in the win over No. 7/7 Texas (2/28/11), posting eight points on perfect shooting (2-of-2 from the field and 4-of-4 from free throw line) with five rebounds, four assists, three blocks and two steals in 24 minutes... Dished out four assists in win over No. 20/21 Missouri (2/26/11)... Tallied season-highs in both rebounds (six) and assists (five) vs. Oklahoma (2/19/11) to go with two steals... Collected four assists in win over Baylor (1/24/11) on ESPN's Big Monday in 31 minutes... Saw his first major minutes against Texas Southern (11/26/10) with three points, three rebounds, two blocks and one steal in 10 minutes... Scored his first points (three) vs. Presbyterian (11/18/10) to go with three rebounds and one steal... Saw first college action in win over No. 22/24 Virginia Tech (11/16/10)... Coached by Frank Martin.
Personal: Shane D. Southwell was born Feb. 12, 1992 in New York, N.Y. ... Mother is Susan Southwell... Has a sister, Simone... Received scholarship offers from a number of schools, including Marquette, Providence, St. John's, South Carolina and Xavier... Third New York product and member of the AAU's New York Gauchos to play for the Wildcats in the past four seasons, joining Curtis Kelly and current teammate Jordan Henriquez... Once interviewed LeBron James for BET... Major is social science with emphasis in communication.