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Wildcats athletics dominates with per week of perfection

The Okay-State males’s basketball workforce defeated UTRGV 93-59 on Nov. seventh. (Jersey Johnson | Collegian Media Group)

Kansas State Athletics loved a profitable week in all points, from video games inside and outdoors of their management. Volleyball, males’s basketball, girls’s basketball and soccer all mixed for a 6-0 week.

Beginning with the basketball doubleheader to open males’s and girls’s seasons on Monday, Nov. 7, each groups jumped out to a 1-0 begin to the 12 months. The ladies’s workforce celebrated head coach Jeff Mittie’s 600th profession win in a dominant 83-43 efficiency towards Central Arkansas. The lads’s workforce adopted with an explosive win of their very own — 93-59 over the College of Texas Rio Grande Valley. This marked Jerome Tang’s first win as a head coach.

Subsequent was Okay-State volleyball on Thursday, Nov. 10, towards the West Virginia Mountaineers. They completed the night time with a 3-0 (25-19, 25-22, 25-16) sweep over the Mountaineers. The win got here after an enormous 3-1 street upset of then-No. 25 Iowa State, and the Wildcats look to narrowly advance into the NCAA match after their 4 remaining convention video games.

The next Friday, each basketball groups moved to 2-0 on the season. The ladies’s workforce accomplished a comeback in a 77-63 victory over the Wisconsin Badgers because of a robust second-half efficiency. The lads’s workforce fought off a comeback by the California Golden Bears after the Wildcats struggled for a lot of the second half.

On Nov. 4, Okay-State soccer fell to the Texas Longhorns in Manhattan, pushing Texas and Okay-State into second place, with Texas proudly owning the tiebreaker. For Okay-State to regain sole possession of second place, two issues wanted to occur: a Wildcats win over Baylor and a Texas loss to TCU. 

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Each had constructive outcomes, with a 31-3 Okay-State victory over Baylor and a 17-10 TCU win over Texas on Saturday. Okay-State will now have the chance to play within the Massive 12 Championship in the event that they end their season with wins towards West Virginia and rival Kansas. The latter additionally misplaced on Saturday, once more contributing to a rejoiceful weekend for Wildcat followers.

All 4 groups intention to proceed their successful streaks as soccer and volleyball finish their seasons and basketball begins up.