2013–14 Kansas State Wildcats men's basketball team

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2013–14 Kansas State Wildcats men's basketball
Kansas State Athletics wordmark.png
NCAA Second Round vs. Kentucky, L 49–56
Conference Big 12 Conference
2013–14 record 20–13 (10–8 Big 12)
Head coach Bruce Weber
Assistant coach Chris Lowery
Assistant coach Alvin Brooks III
Assistant coach Chester Frazier
Home arena Bramlage Coliseum (12,528)
Seasons
« 2012–13 2014–15 »
2013–14 Big 12 men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#10 Kansas 14 4   .778     25 10   .714
#21 Oklahoma 12 6   .667     23 10   .697
#9 Iowa State 11 7   .611     28 8   .778
Texas 11 7   .611     24 11   .686
Kansas State 10 8   .556     20 13   .606
#23 Baylor 9 9   .500     26 12   .684
West Virginia 9 9   .500     17 16   .515
Oklahoma State 8 10   .444     21 13   .618
Texas Tech 6 12   .333     14 18   .438
TCU 0 18   .000     9 22   .290
2014 Big 12 Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2013–14 Kansas State Wildcats men's basketball team represented Kansas State University in the 2013–14 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The head coach was Bruce Weber,[1] who was in his second year at the helm of the Wildcats. The team played its home games in Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, Kansas, its home court since 1988. Kansas State was a member of the Big 12 Conference. They finished the season 20–13, 10–8 in Big 12 play to finish in fifth place. They lost in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 Tournament to Iowa State. They received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament where they lost in the second round to Kentucky.

Preseason[edit]

The team plays its home games at Bramlage Coliseum, which has a capacity of 12,528.[2] They are in their 18th season as a member of the Big 12 Conference.[3] Last season they finished with a record of 27-8 overall, 14-4 in Big 12 play and were Co-Champs of the Big 12 Conference with Kansas but lost in the Big 12 championship game against in-state rival Kansas and earn a trip to the 2013 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament and were upset by La Salle in the round of 64.

Departures[edit]

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Notes
Martavious Irving 3 G 6'1" 210 Senior Fort Lauderdale, FL Graduated
Angel Rodriguez 13 G 5'11" 180 Sophomore Miami, FL Transferred
Adrian Diaz 20 F 6'10" 225 Sophomore Miami, FL Transferred
Jordan Henriquez 21 F 6'11" 250 Senior Port Chester, NY Graduated
Rodney McGruder 22 G 6'4" 205 Senior Washington, D.C. Graduated

Class of 2013 recruits[edit]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Wesley Iwundu
SF
Houston, TX Westfield High School 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Sep 17, 2012 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 78
Marcus Foster
SG
Wichita Falls, TX Hirschi High School 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Sep 10, 2012 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 75
Jevon Thomas
PG
Delafield, WI St. John's Northwestern Military Academy 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 178 lb (81 kg) Dec 20, 2012 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: POST
Nigel Johnson
PG
Upper Marlboro, MD Riverdale Baptist School 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Apr 21, 2013 
Scout: N/A   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 69
Neville Fincher
C
Teaneck, NJ Hargrave Military Academy 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Apr 21, 2013 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 68
Jack Karapetyan
PF
Los Angeles, CA Cathedral High School 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Jul 1, 2013 
Scout: N/A   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: NR
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: Not Ranked Top 20   Rivals: Not Ranked Top 25  ESPN: Not Ranked Top 25
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
Exhibition
11/01/2013* 8:00 pm Pittsburg State Bramlage ColiseumManhattan, KS FSKC W 75–54  12,528
Non-conference regular season
11/08/2013* 8:00 pm Northern Colorado Bramlage Coliseum • Manhattan, KS FSKC L 58–60  12,004 0–1
11/13/2013* 7:00 pm Oral Roberts Bramlage Coliseum • Manhattan, KS FSKC W 71–63  12,151 1–1
11/17/2013* 3:00 pm Long Beach State Bramlage Coliseum • Manhattan, KS FSKC W 71–58  12,003 2–1
11/21/2013* 9:30 am vs. Charlotte Roberto Clemente ColiseumSan Juan, PR
(Puerto Rico Tip-Off First Round)
ESPNU L 61–68  273 2–2
11/22/2013* 12:00 pm vs. Georgetown Roberto Clemente Coliseum • San Juan, PR
(Puerto Rico Tip-Off)
ESPNU L 63–90  N/A 2–3
11/24/2013* 11:30 am vs. Long Beach State Roberto Clemente Coliseum • San Juan, PR
(Puerto Rico Tip-Off 7th place game)
ESPN3 W 52–38  N/A 3–3
12/01/2013* 3:00 pm Central Arkansas Bramlage Coliseum • Manhattan, KS FSMW/FSKC W 87–54  11,651 4–3
12/05/2013* 8:00 pm Ole Miss Bramlage Coliseum • Manhattan, KS
(Big 12/SEC Challenge)
ESPN2 W 61–58  11,990 5–3
12/10/2013* 7:00 pm South Dakota Bramlage Coliseum • Manhattan, KS FSKC W 64–62  11,612 6–3
12/15/2013* 5:00 pm Troy Bramlage Coliseum • Manhattan, KS FSMW/FSKC W 72–43  11,862 7–3
12/21/2013* 2:30 pm vs. #21 Gonzaga Intrust Bank ArenaWichita, KS
(Wichita Wildcat Classic)
ESPN2 W 72–62  13,224 8–3
12/28/2013* 4:00 pm vs. Tulane Barclays CenterBrooklyn, NY
(Brooklyn Hoops Winter Festival)
FS2 W 72–41  7,203 9–3
12/31/2013* 2:00 pm George Washington Bramlage Coliseum • Manhattan, KS FSMW/FSKC W 72–55  12,532 10–3
Big 12 regular season
01/04/2014 11:00 am #6 Oklahoma State Bramlage Coliseum • Manhattan, KS ESPNU W 74–71  12,528 11–3 (1–0)
01/07/2014 7:00 pm at TCU #25 Daniel-Meyer ColiseumFort Worth, TX B12N W 65–47  4,280 12–3 (2–0)
01/11/2014 1:00 pm at #18 Kansas #25 Allen FieldhouseLawrence, KS
(Sunflower Showdown)
ESPN L 60–86  16,300 12–4 (2–1)
01/14/2014 6:00 pm #25 Oklahoma Bramlage Coliseum • Manhattan, KS ESPN2 W 72–66  12,250 13–4 (3–1)
01/18/2014 12:30 pm West Virginia Bramlage Coliseum • Manhattan, KS B12N W 78–56  12,528 14–4 (4–1)
01/21/2014 6:00 pm at Texas #22 Frank Erwin CenterAustin, TX ESPN2 L 64–67  8,918 14–5 (4–2)
01/25/2014 12:30 pm at #18 Iowa State #22 Hilton ColiseumAmes, IA B12N L 75–81  14,384 14–6 (4–3)
01/28/2014 7:00 pm Texas Tech Bramlage Coliseum • Manhattan, KS B12N W 66–58  11,805 15–6 (5–3)
02/01/2014 12:30 pm at West Virginia WVU ColiseumMorgantown, WV B12N L 71–81  10,121 15–7 (5–4)
02/08/2014 12:30 pm #15 Texas Bramlage Coliseum • Manhattan, KS B12N W 74–57  12,171 16–7 (6–4)
02/10/2014 8:00 pm #7 Kansas Bramlage Coliseum • Manhattan, KS
(Sunflower Showdown)
ESPN W 85–82 OT 12,528 17–7 (7–4)
02/15/2014 6:00 pm at Baylor Ferrell CenterWaco, TX ESPNU L 73–87 2OT 7,556 17–8 (7–5)
02/19/2014 8:00 pm TCU Bramlage Stadium • Manhattan, KS ESPNU W 65–53  11,969 18–8 (8–5)
02/22/2014 3:00 pm at Oklahoma Lloyd Noble CenterNorman, OK B12N L 73–86  12,925 18–9 (8–6)
02/25/2014 6:00 pm at Texas Tech United Spirit ArenaLubbock, TX ESPN2 W 60–56  12,224 19–10 (9–6)
03/01/2014 6:00 pm #15 Iowa State Bramlage Coliseum • Manhattan, KS ESPNU W 80–73  12,528 20–9 (10–6)
03/03/2014 8:00 pm at Oklahoma State Gallagher-Iba ArenaStillwater, OK ESPN L 61–77  10,969 20–10 (10–7)
03/08/2014 12:30 pm Baylor Bramlage Coliseum • Manhattan, KS B12N L 74–76  12,528 20–11 (10–8)
Big 12 Tournament
03/13/2014 11:30 am vs. #16 Iowa State Sprint CenterKansas City, MO
(Quarterfinals)
ESPN2 L 85–91  18,972 20–12
NCAA Tournament
03/21/2014* 8:40 pm vs. (8 MW) Kentucky #(9 MW) Scottrade CenterSt. Louis, MO
(Second round)
CBS L 49–56  19,223 20–13
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time. During NCAA Tournament (#) denotes seed within region MW=Midwest.

Rankings[edit]

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Roster[edit]

2013–14 Kansas State Wildcats men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Home town
G 1 Southwell, ShaneShane Southwell 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Sr Harlem, NY
G 2 Foster, MarcusMarcus Foster 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Fr Wichita Falls, TX
F 3 Karapetyan, JackJack Karapetyan 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Fr Los Angeles, CA
G 5 Thomas, JevonJevon Thomas 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr Queens, NY
F 11 Williams, NinoNino Williams 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 220 lb (100 kg) RS Jr St. Louis, MO
G 12 Lawrence, OmariOmari Lawrence 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Sr Bronx, NY
G 14 Edwards, JustinJustin Edwards 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Jr Whitby, OT
F 21 Bolden, BrandonBrandon Bolden 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 210 lb (95 kg) So Sumter, SC
G 23 Johnson, NigelNigel Johnson 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr Ashburn, VA
F 24 Schultz, RyanRyan Schultz 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Sr Wichita, KS
F 25 Iwundu, WesleyWesley Iwundu 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Fr Houston, TX
G 33 Rohleder, BrianBrian Rohleder 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 215 lb (98 kg) RS So Wichita, KS
G 40 Meyer, ShawnShawn Meyer 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Jr Kansas City, MO
F 42 Gipson, ThomasThomas Gipson 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 265 lb (120 kg) Jr Ceder Hill, TX
F 50 Johnson, D.J.D.J. Johnson 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 250 lb (113 kg) So Saint Louis, MO
G 55 Spradling, WillWill Spradling 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Sr Overland Park, KS
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: 2013-11-07

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bruce Weber Bio
  2. ^ "Kansas State Athletics Facilities". CBS Sports. CBS Interactive. 2010. Archived from the original on 1 November 2010. Retrieved October 26, 2010. 
  3. ^ "The Big 12 Conference – Outstanding Success". Big 12 Conference. August 5, 2010. Retrieved October 26, 2010.