2012–13 Kansas State Wildcats men's basketball team

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2012–13 Kansas State Wildcats men's basketball
Kansas State Athletics wordmark.svg
Big 12 Regular Season Co-Champions
NCAA Tournament West Region 4 Seed, Second Round
Conference Big 12 Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 20
AP No. 12
2012–13 record 27–8 (14–4 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
« 2011–12 2013–14 »
2012–13 Big 12 men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#3 Kansas 14 4   .778     31 6   .838
#12 Kansas State 14 4   .778     27 8   .771
#17 Oklahoma State 13 5   .722     24 9   .727
Iowa State 11 7   .611     23 12   .657
Oklahoma 11 7   .611     20 12   .625
Baylor 9 9   .500     23 14   .622
Texas 7 11   .389     16 18   .471
West Virginia 6 12   .333     13 19   .406
Texas Tech 3 15   .167     11 20   .355
TCU 2 16   .111     11 21   .344
2013 Big 12 Tournament winner
As of April 4, 2013; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2012–13 Kansas State Wildcats men's basketball team represented Kansas State University in the 2012–13 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The head coach was Bruce Weber,[1] who was in his first 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 conference season with record of 14–4 to claim a share of Big 12 regular season title with Kansas. In the Big 12 Tournament they beat Texas and Oklahoma State before losing to Kansas in the championship game. The season ended with a loss to La Salle in the second round of the 2013 NCAA Tournament. The Wildcats finished the season with a 27–8 record.

Preseason[edit]

The team plays its home games at Bramlage Coliseum, which has a capacity of 12,528.[2] They are in their 17th season as a member of the Big 12 Conference.[3] Coming back from their 2011–12 season, they compiled a record of 22–11 and advanced to the Round of 32 of the 2012 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament.[4]

Departures[edit]

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Notes
Victor Ojeleye 10 F 6'6" 225 Senior Ottawa, KS Graduated
James Watson 14 G 6'10" 230 Junior Atoka, OK Transferred
Jermey Jones 24 G 6'2" 170 Junior Chicago, IL Transferred
Jamar Samuels 32 F 6'7" 230 Senior Washington, D.C. Graduated

Class of 2012 Recruits[edit]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
DJ Johnson
PF
Saint Louis, MO Parkway North 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Apr 17, 2012 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 85
Michael Orris
PG
Crete, IL Crete-Monee 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 180 lb (82 kg) May 3, 2012 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 89
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, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
City, State
Exhibition
10/30/2012*
7:00 PM, FSKC
Washburn W 81–61 
Bramlage Coliseum (12,104)
Manhattan, KS
11/04/2012*
1:00 PM
Emporia State W 81–51 
Bramlage Coliseum (12,248)
Manhattan, KS
Non-conference Regular Season
11/09/2012*
8:00 PM, FSKC
North Dakota W 85–52  1–0
Bramlage Coliseum (12,199)
Manhattan, KS
11/12/2012*
7:00 PM, ESPN3
Lamar
NIT Season Tip-Off First Round
W 79–55  2–0
Bramlage Coliseum (12,068)
Manhattan, KS
11/13/2012*
9:00 PM, ESPN2
Alabama-Huntsville
NIT Season Tip-Off Quarterfinals
W 87–26  3–0
Bramlage Coliseum (12,006)
Manhattan, KS
11/18/2012*
1:00 PM, FSKC
North Florida W 74–55  4–0
Bramlage Coliseum (12,119)
Manhattan, KS
11/21/2012*
6:00 PM, ESPNU
vs. Delaware
NIT Season Tip-Off Semifinals
W 66–63  5–0
Madison Square Garden (7,230)
New York, NY
11/23/2012*
4:00 PM, ESPN
vs. No. 4 Michigan
NIT Season Tip-Off Championship
L 57–71  5–1
Madison Square Garden (7,198)
New York, NY
12/02/2012*
1:00 PM, FSKC
USC Upstate W 72–53  6–1
Bramlage Coliseum (12,223)
Manhattan, KS
12/08/2012*
1:30 PM, CBSSN
at George Washington W 65–62  7–1
Charles E. Smith Center (3,570)
Washington, D.C.
12/15/2012*
8:00 PM, ESPN2
vs. No. 14 Gonzaga
Battle in Seattle
L 52–68  7–2
KeyArena (16,241)
Seattle, WA
12/18/2012*
7:00 PM, FSKC
Texas Southern W 78–69  8–2
Bramlage Coliseum (12,005)
Manhattan, KS
12/22/2012*
7:00 PM, ESPN2
vs. No. 8 Florida
Hy-Vee Wildcat Classic
W 67–61  9–2
Sprint Center (16,303)
Kansas City, MO
12/29/2012*
6:00 PM, FSKC
No. 25 UMKC W 52–44  10–2
Bramlage Coliseum (12,528)
Manhattan, KS
12/31/2012*
1:00 PM, FSKC
No. 25 South Dakota W 70–50  11–2
Bramlage Coliseum (12,230)
Manhattan, KS
Big 12 Regular Season
01/05/2013
12:30 PM, Big 12 Network
No. 25 No. 22 Oklahoma State W 73–67  12–2
(1–0)
Bramlage Coliseum (12,528)
Manhattan, KS
01/12/2013
12:45 PM, Big 12 Network
No. 18 at West Virginia W 65–64  13–2
(2–0)
WVU Coliseum (10,039)
Morgantown, WV
01/16/2013
8:00 PM, ESPNU
No. 16 at TCU W 67–54  14–2
(3–0)
Daniel-Meyer Coliseum (4,872)
Ft. Worth, TX
01/19/2013
3:00 PM, Big 12 Network
No. 16 Oklahoma W 69–60  15–2
(4–0)
Bramlage Coliseum (12,528)
Manhattan, KS
01/22/2013
7:00 PM, Big 12 Network
No. 11 No. 3 Kansas
Sunflower Showdown
L 55–59  15–3
(4–1)
Bramlage Coliseum (12,528)
Manhattan, KS
01/26/2013
12:45 PM, Big 12 Network
No. 11 at Iowa State L 67–73  15–4
(4–2)
Hilton Coliseum (14,376)
Ames, IA
01/30/2013
7:00 PM, ESPN2
No. 18 Texas W 83–57  16–4
(5–2)
Bramlage Coliseum (12,109)
Manhattan, KS
02/02/2013
5:00 PM, ESPN2
No. 18 at Oklahoma W 52–50  17–4
(6–2)
Lloyd Noble Center (11,882)
Norman, OK
02/05/2013
7:00 PM, Big 12 Network
No. 13 at Texas Tech W 68–59  18–4
(7–2)
United Spirit Arena (8,145)
Lubbock, TX
02/09/2013
5:00 PM, ESPN2
No. 13 Iowa State W 79–70  19–4
(8–2)
Bramlage Coliseum (12,528)
Manhattan, KS
02/11/2013
8:11 PM, ESPN
No. 10 at No. 14 Kansas
Sunflower Showdown
L 62–83  19–5
(8–3)
Allen Fieldhouse (16,300)
Lawrence, KS
02/16/2013
6:00 PM, ESPNU
No. 10 Baylor W 81–61  20–5
(9–3)
Bramlage Coliseum (12,528)
Manhattan, KS
02/18/2013
8:00 PM, ESPN
No. 13 West Virginia W 71–61  21–5
(10–3)
Bramlage Coliseum (12,329)
Manhattan, KS
02/23/2013
7:00 PM, LHN
No. 13 at Texas W 81–69  22–5
(11–3)
Frank Erwin Center (11,420)
Austin, TX
02/25/2013
6:00 PM, ESPNU
No. 13 Texas Tech W 75–55  23–5
(12–3)
Bramlage Coliseum (12,216)
Manhattan, KS
03/02/2013
6:00 PM, ESPN2
No. 13 at Baylor W 64–61  24–5
(13–3)
Ferrell Center (9,656)
Waco, TX
03/05/2013
7:00 PM, Big 12 Network
No. 9 TCU W 79–68  25–5
(14–3)
Bramlage Coliseum (12,528)
Manhattan, KS
03/09/2013
12:30 PM, Big 12 Network
No. 9 at No. 13 Oklahoma State L 70–76  25–6
(14–4)
Gallagher-Iba Arena (13,611)
Stillwater, OK
2013 Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament
03/14/2013
6:00 PM, Big 12 Network
No. 11 vs. Texas
Quarterfinals
W 66–49  26–6
Sprint Center (17,257)
Kansas City, MO
03/15/2013
9:00 PM, Big 12 Network/ESPNU
No. 11 vs. No. 14 Oklahoma State
Semifinals
W 68–57  27–6
Sprint Center (19,160)
Kansas City, MO
03/16/2013
5:00 PM, ESPN
No. 11 vs. No. 7 Kansas
Championship Game
L 54–70  27–7
Sprint Center (19,256)
Kansas City, MO
2013 NCAA Tournament
03/22/2013*
2:15 PM, truTV
No. 12 (4 W) vs. (13 W) La Salle
Second Round
L 61–63  27–8
Sprint Center (18,301)
Kansas City, MO
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Central Time. (#) during NCAA tournament is seed with region W=West.

Rankings[edit]

Poll Pre Wk 1 Wk 2 Wk 3 Wk 4 Wk 5 Wk 6 Wk 7 Wk 8 Wk 9 Wk 10 Wk 11 Wk 12 Wk 13 Wk 14 Wk 15 Wk 16 Wk 17 Wk 18 Wk 19 Final
AP RV RV RV RV NR NR NR NR 25 25 18 16 11 18 13 10 13 13 9 11
Coaches RV RV RV RV RV RV NR NR RV RV 23 18 13 21 15 11 13 13 10 12

Roster[edit]

2012–13 Kansas State Wildcats men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Home town
G 1 Southwell, ShaneShane Southwell 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Jr Harlem, NY
G 3 Irving, MartaviousMartavious Irving 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Sr Fort Lauderdale, FL
F 11 Williams, NinoNino Williams 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 226 lb (103 kg) RS So St. Louis, MO
F 12 Lawrence, OmariOmari Lawrence 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Jr Bronx, NY
G 13 Rodríguez, AngelAngel Rodríguez 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 180 lb (82 kg) So Miami, FL
F 20 Diaz, AdrianAdrian Diaz 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 225 lb (102 kg) So Miami, FL
F 21 Henriquez, JordanJordan Henriquez 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Sr Port Chester, NY
G 22 McGruder, RodneyRodney McGruder 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Sr Washington, D.C.
F 24 Schultz, RyanRyan Schultz 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Jr Wichita, KS
G 33 Rohleder, BrianBrian Rohleder 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 210 lb (95 kg) So Wichita, KS
G 40 Meyer, ShawnShawn Meyer 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 210 lb (95 kg) So Lee's Summit, MO
F 42 Gipson, ThomasThomas Gipson 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 275 lb (125 kg) So Ceder Hill, TX
G 44 Orris, MichaelMichael Orris 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr Crete, IL
F 50 Johnson, D.J.D.J. Johnson 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Fr Saint Louis, MO
G 55 Spradling, WillWill Spradling 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Jr Overland Park, KS
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Roster
Last update: 2012-16-07

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. 
  4. ^ "Team Preview: Kansas State". Blue Ribbon Yearbook. ESPN. October 22, 2010. Archived from the original on 28 October 2010. Retrieved October 26, 2010.