Friday K-State links

When recruiting guru Dalonte Hill left Kansas State for Maryland, he did so for a number of reasons. A pay increase was not one of them.

The Baltimore Sun, according to sources, reported today that Hill will make a salary of $300,000 with the Terps. That will make him one of the highest paid assistant coaches in all of college basketball, but he will no longer be the highest paid.

While at K-State, he was making $423,750 annually before bonuses.

– It seems like I get a Google News update every few hours about current Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger. The former K-State player and coach has people feeling optimistic about Sooners basketball again, and the Oklahoman recently looked back at the impact he had with the Wildcats.

– Tom Keegan, of the Lawrence Journal-World, is still shocked that K-State went 13-1 against Kansas in athletic contests this season. Here’s his take on what it means for the Jayhawks.

– This ESPN blog takes a look at what former K-State assistant football coach Ricky Rahne is facing this season at Vanderbilt.