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April 15, 2017 - 3:16 am
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State has hired Iowa deputy athletic director Gene Taylor as its new athletic director, filling an opening left after John Currie left for Tennessee in February. Taylor was hired at Iowa in 2014 following a 13-year stint as the athletic director at North Dakota State,...
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April 14, 2017 - 1:49 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jason Vargas carried a shutout into the eighth, the Royals finally generated some early offense and Kansas City held on to beat Oakland 3-1 on Thursday night and snap an eight-game skid against the A's. Vargas (2-0) scattered four hits and a walk over 7 2/3 innings, striking...
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April 08, 2017 - 2:12 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Jason Vargas got his first win in nearly two years and the Kansas City Royals beat the Houston Astros 5-1 on Friday night. Kansas City got its first victory of the season after being swept at Minnesota in its first three games. Vargas (1-0) returned from Tommy John surgery last...
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K N S S News
April 07, 2017 - 5:38 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Conference spokesman Bill Potter says the presidents of the conference's 12 member schools voted unanimously Friday to admit the school in all sports but football and the school accepted the invitation. The school, which is currently a member of the Missouri Valley Conference,...
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USA Today
April 07, 2017 - 10:35 am
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -The American Athletic Conference has voted to extend an invitation to Wichita State to join the league. Conference spokesman Bill Potter says the presidents of the conference's 12 member schools voted unanimously Friday to admit the school in all sports but football. The...
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Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports
April 01, 2017 - 1:27 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A person with direct knowledge of the negotiations says Wichita State and the American Athletic Conference are in serious talks to have the school join the league as a non-football member as early as next fall. No move would be announced before the end of the NCAA Tournament...
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USA Today
March 30, 2017 - 9:13 am
Ted Woodward updates us about Keitha Adams, the new head women's basketball coach at WSU.
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Thomas Joseph-USA TODAY Sports
March 19, 2017 - 4:46 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Bam Adebayo had a double-double and swatted away the final shot on Sunday as Kentucky sent Wichita State to yet another second-round heartbreak, 65-62 in the South region. Adebayo had 13 points and 10 rebounds. De'Aaron Fox had 14 points, including a late steal and dunk. Malik...
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March 18, 2017 - 10:26 am
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Frank Mason III scored 22 points and had eight assists as top-seeded Kansas won its opening game of the NCAA Tournament for an 11th straight year with a 100-62 victory over UC Davis on Friday night. Freshman Josh Jackson, making his return after a one-game suspension for an...
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March 18, 2017 - 10:15 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Wichita State's high-flying offense didn't get off the ground until the closing minutes, when the Shockers played like the more tournament-experienced team and pulled away to a 64-58 victory over Dayton on Friday night. The 10th-seeded Shockers (31-4) won their 16th in a row —...
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