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Will Spradling
55  Will Spradling
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Overland Park, Kan.

High School:
Shawnee Mission South

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 185

Position:
Guard

Experience:
3L

04/15/2013

McGruder Wins Three Awards at Annual Hoops Banquet

The senior led the Wildcats in eight categories in 2012-13

04/10/2013

K-State Announces Extension for Bruce Weber

The Big 12 Coach of the Year signed a contract extension through 2018

03/22/2013

Postgame Notes

K-State vs. La Salle

03/21/2013

K-State Talks to Media Prior to NCAA Tournament

Wildcats set to take on La Salle Explorers on Friday

03/20/2013

12/14 K-State Plays La Salle in NCAA Tournament

The Wildcats and Explorers will play on Friday at 2:10 pm

01/28/2014

Kansas State vs. Texas Tech (USATSI)

Kansas State vs. Texas Tech (USATSI)

03/14/2013

Kansas State vs. Texas - AP Photos

Kansas State vs. Texas - AP Photos

03/11/2013

Big 12 Championship Pep Rally

K-State Men's Basketball and fans celebrate the team's first conference title since 1977 at Bramlage Coliseum.

02/23/2013

Kansas State vs. Texas (AP)

Kansas State vs. Texas (AP)

01/26/2013

Kansas State vs. Iowa State - 01/26/13

Kansas State vs. Iowa State - 01/26/13

Summer 2013: Averaged 11 points, 3 assists and 3 rebounds during his summer tour of Belgium and Netherlands... Team went 5-0.

As A Junior (2012-13): Saw action in 34 games, including 33 starts, as a junior... Saw his streak of 96 consecutive games played, including 62 starts in a row, end vs. TCU (3/5)... Ranked second on the team in starts and third in games played... Named to the Academic All-Big 12 Second Team... Selected to the Fall 2012 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll... Registered double-digit minutes in 32 of 34 games played, including 30 or more minutes in 14 games... Averaged 7.4 points on 39.5 percent shooting (77-of-195), including 35.9 percent (46-of-128) from 3-point range, with 2.6 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 27.4 minutes per game... Connected on a team-best 86.4 percent from the free throw line... Ranked among the Top 5 in eight categories, including third in minutes per game and assists and fourth in 3-point field goals and steals... Registered the team's best assist-to-turnover ratio (2.41), which ties for the third-best mark in school history... Scored in 30 games, including 12 double-digit scoring efforts... Led the team in scoring on five occasions, including a season-high 19 points vs. West Virginia (2/18/13)... Also led the way with 17 points in a win over No. 8/9 Florida (12/22/13) at the Sprint Center, which was the Wildcats' first regular season Top 10 non-conference win since 1981... Added six rebounds, five assists and a steal vs. the Gators in 39 minutes... Connected on at least two 3-point field goals in 15 games, including a season-best 4 treys vs. both Lamar (11/12/12) and Iowa State (1/26/13)... Went perfect from the free throw line on 12 occasions, including a 7-of-7 effort vs. West Virginia (2/18/13)... Combined to go 10-of-10 from the line in the last 35 seconds of wins over Delaware (11/21/12), George Washington (12/6/12) and Texas Southern (12/18/12)... Went 21-of-27 from the stripe in the last five minutes of games... Paced the team in assists in eight games, including a season-best 7 vs. Delaware (11/21/12)... Dished out four or more assists in 10 games... Had at least one steal in 20 games, including a season-high 4 vs. North Florida (11/18/12)... Twice grabbed a season-high six rebounds vs. Delaware (11/21/12) and No. 8/9 Florida (12/22/13)... Led the team with 14 charges taken... Saw action in 17 of 18 Big 12 games, including 16 starts... Averaged 7.2 points on 43.5 percent shooting (40-of-92), including 40 percent (24-of-60) from 3-point range, with 2.3 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 27.1 minutes per game in Big 12 play... Connected on 79.2 percent (19-of-24) from the free throw line in league games... Ranked among the Top 5 in five categories in Big 12 play, including fourth in 3-point field goals, assists and minutes per game and fifth in scoring and field goals... Scored 15 points each vs. Oklahoma (1/19/13) and Iowa State (1/26/13)... Also posted 12 points in a road win over the Sooners (2/2/13)... Tallied 10 points in a road win at George Washington (12/8/12)... Opened the year with double-figure points in four of the first five games, including each of the first three games... Coached by Bruce Weber.

As A Sophomore (2011-12): Started all 33 games as a sophomore... One of two players (Rodney McGruder) to both start and play in all 33 games... Named to the Spring 2012 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll... Registered double-digit minutes in all 33 games, including 30 or more minutes in 21 games... Played a season-best 41 minutes in overtime win vs. North Florida (12/11/11)... Averaged 9.3 points on 36.2 percent shooting (93-of-257), including 33.1 percent (47-of-142) from 3-point range, with 2.8 assists, 2.1 rebounds and 0.8 steals in 31.2 minutes per game... Connected on a team-best 82 percent (73-of-89) from the free throw line... Ranked among the Top 5 in 10 categories, including first in 3-point field goal attempts, second in field goals, field goal attempts, 3-point field goals, assists and minutes and third in scoring and double-figure scoring games... Scored in all 33 games, including 16 double-digit efforts... Led the team in scoring with a season-best 19 vs. Texas A&M (2/4/12)... Connected on at least two 3-point field goals in 13 games, including a season-best 4 treys vs. West Virginia (12/8/11) and Texas A&M (2/4/12)... Went 10-of-10 from the free throw line vs. Texas Tech (2/7/12)... Grabbed a season-high five rebounds vs. North Florida (12/11/11) and Oklahoma State (1/21/12)... Paced the team in assists in 10 games, including a season-best 9 vs. North Florida (12/11/11)... Dished out five or more assists in six games... Had at least one steal in 20 games, including a season-best 3 vs. Alabama (12/17/11)... Led the team with 26 charges taken... Started all 18 Big 12 games... Averaged 8.2 points on 30.5 percent shooting, including 27.8 percent from 3-point range, with 2.9 assists and 2.2 rebounds in 31.9 minutes per game in Big 12 play... Connected on 83.3 percent (40-of-48) from the free throw line in league games... Ranked among the Top 5 in six categories in Big 12 play, including second in assists, 3-point field goals, free throws and minutes and third in scoring... Started both NCAA Tournament games, averaging 35 minutes per game... Chipped in 10 points vs. Syracuse (3/17/12) in the NCAA Tournament... Dished a team-high seven assists in a win vs. Oklahoma State (3/3/12)... Scored eight points at 3/3 Missouri to hand the Tigers their only home loss... Tallied double-digit scoring in four consecutive games from Feb. 4-13, which included a season-best 19-point effort vs. Texas A&M (2/4/12)... Had 10 points and four assists vs. Kansas (2/13/12)... Notched 11 points in back-to-back games at Oklahoma (1/14/12) and Texas (1/18/12)... Helped the Wildcats to a win over No. 7/6 Missouri with 14 points on 4-of-8 field goals... Scored 17 points vs. Long Beach State (12/25/11) in Diamond Head Classic Championship game... Had near double-double vs. North Florida (12/11/11) with 12 points and a season-best nine assists... Recorded 16 points vs. West Virginia (12/8/11) on 6-of-11 field goals, including four treys... Opened the year with double-digit scoring efforts in three of the first four games, including 15 points each vs. Charleston Southern (11/11/11) and Loyola Chicago (11/14/11)... Garnered 14 points in a win over George Washington (12/1/11)... Coached by Frank Martin.

As A Freshman (2010-11): Saw action in all 34 games with six starts as a freshman... One of just three players (along with Jordan Henriquez and Rodney McGruder) to play all 34 games... Became first Wildcat freshman to play in all games in a season since Michael Beasley and Jacob Pullen in 2007-08... Named to the Spring 2011 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll... Registered double-digit minutes in 32 games, including a season-high 30 minutes twice... Averaged 6.4 points on 39.7 percent shooting (62-of-156), including 37 percent (40-of-108) from 3-point range, with 1.8 assists, 1.6 rebounds and 0.8 steals in 21.9 minutes per game... Ranked among the Top 5 in nine team statistics, including second in assists, steals and free throw percentage and third in 3-point field goals and attempts... Scored in 31 games, including seven double-digit efforts... Led the team in scoring with a season-best 17 points against Baylor (1/24/11)... Connected on at least two 3-point field goals in 13 games, including a season-high four in a win over Iowa State (2/5/11)... One of the team's best free throw shooters, going perfect from the line in 11 games... Went a perfect 9-of-9 in the win over Baylor (1/24/11)... Paced the squad in assists in five games... Dished out a season-best five assists against Texas Tech (1/15/11)... Had at least one steal in 18 games, including three vs. Alcorn State (12/6/10)... Led the team with 21 charges taken... Saw action in all 16 Big 12 games, averaging 6.6 points on 37.7 percent shooting (29-of-77) with 1.8 assists and 1.8 rebounds in 21.3 minutes per game... Ranked among the Top 5 in seven categories in Big 12 play, including second in assists and steals, third in 3-point fields and attempts and fifth in scoring and field goals... Scored in double figures in back-to-back games vs. Iowa State (3/5/11) and Colorado (3/10/11)... Tallied nine points in win over No. 1/1 Kansas (2/14/11)... Instrumental in win at Iowa State (2/5/11) with 14 points with four treys... Scored in double figures in consecutive games vs. UMKC (12/23/10) and North Florida (12/31/10)... Earned first career start vs. Alcorn State (12/6/10)... Notched double figures for the first time in win over No. 18/22 Gonzaga (11/22/10) in the CBE Classic semifinals with 13 points... Saw his first career action in opener vs. James Madison (11/12/10) with nine points... Coached by Frank Martin.

High School: A four-year starter at Shawnee Mission South High School in Overland Park, Kan. ... Finished as the school's second-leading scorer with 1,225 points... Averaged 20.1 points, 6.1 rebounds and 5.7 assists as a senior in 2009-10... Helped the Raiders to just their second Kansas 6A State Tournament appearance in the program's history and first since 2004... The team lost in overtime to Blue Valley North in the quarterfinals despite his 34 points... Led the team in most categories, including scoring, rebounding and assists... Finalist for the 2010 DiRenna Award, which goes to the top player in the Kansas City area... Selected first team Class 6A All-State as a senior by the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association (KBCA) and the Wichita Eagle... Named to the all-state second team by Topeka Capital-Journal... Also selected Sunflower League Player of the Year and first team all-conference as a senior... Posted eight 20-point games, four 30-point games and one 40-point game in 2009-10... Scored a game-high 21 points in the Hy-Vee/Pepsi High School All-Star Challenge, helping the Kansas All-Stars defeat Missouri All-Stars, 115-104... Averaged 23.2 points per game as a junior for the Raiders before going down with a season-ending calf injury on Jan. 27, 2009... Averaged 17.2 points and 4.9 assists per game as a sophomore... Named to the Kansas City Star's All-Johnson County Boys' team in both 2007-08 and 2008-09... Selected as the conference Freshman and Sophomore of the Year... Coached by Brett McFall.

Personal: William Sadler Spradling was born June 7, 1991 in Columbia, Mo. ... Parents are Shannon and Misty Spradling... Received scholarship offers from a number of schools, including UNLV, Vanderbilt, Virginia and Virginia Tech... First Kansas City area recruit to earn a scholarship at K-State since 2002... Played for the Mo-Kan Spiece AAU team... Major is business administration with a management option.