Kansas State at George Washington
• WHEN/WHERE: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Charles E. Smith Center in Washington, D.C.
• TV/RADIO: CBS Sports Network; WHB (810 AM)
• ABOUT KANSAS STATE (6-1): K-State is preparing to play its first true road game. The Wildcats played two neutral-court games at the NIT Season Tip-Off, but their five other games came at home. … K-State is coming off an easy victory over South Carolina-Upstate. Thomas Gipson started that game and might be in line for increased playing time on Saturday. … This is the start of an important stretch for K-State. After George Washington the Wildcats will travel to Seattle and play No. 10 Gonzaga.
• ABOUT GEORGE WASHINGTON (4-4): George Washington has won three of its last five games with wins coming against Manhattan, James Madison and Hofstra. … The Colonials have played a challenging schedule, which includes a road game at Notre Dame, but is coming off a loss to Bradley. They have won two of three games at home. … Isaiah Armwood is leading the team in scoring with 13 points. … K-State beat George Washington 69-56 a year ago at Bramlage Coliseum.
| Kellis Robinett, firstname.lastname@example.org