Daily Archives: Feb. 11, 2014

Marvin Clark “loved” watching Kansas State defeat Kansas at Bramlage Coliseum

MarvinClark If Kansas State ends up landing Marvin Clark, its 85-82 overtime victory against Kansas on Monday could be a big reason why.

Clark, a three-star small forward from Kansas City who is currently enrolled at Sunrise Christian Academy in Wichita, watched the game from the front row while on an unofficial visit. And he had a good time. Such a good time, that he rushed the floor with K-State’s student body when it was over.

“That’s the craziest game I’ve ever been to or been a part of. I loved it,” Clark said Tuesday by phone. “First time I’ve rushed the floor. People were telling me it was going to happen, so when it happened I figured what the heck?”
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Postgame Thoughts and Player Ratings: Kansas State 85, Kansas 82

Kansas State defeated Kansas 85-82 on Monday night at Bramlage Coliseum. By now you’ve likely watched and possibly re-watched the game. Seeing as how we have a load of reading material from the Wildcats’ victory, including my game story, a sidebar from Rustin Dodd, a column from Bob Lutz and a column from Sam Mellinger, I am going to speed past my postgame thoughts and get right into the player ratings.

Though it is worth pointing out one more time how K-State won this game as a team. In Lawrence, the Jayhawks separated themselves from the Wildcats the moment Bruce Weber turned to his subs.

“They punked us,” Weber said.

This time, K-State won behind the strong play of D.J. Johnson, Nino Williams and Omari Lawrence. Kudos to them. Few saw that coming. K-State also played impressively on defense, especially on the perimeter. Kansas made three of 17 shots from beyond the arc.
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