Campus Corner

Shaka Smart has passed up other chances to leave VCU

Texas-El Paso’s Tim Floyd and Central Missouri’s Kim Anderson have been linked to Missouri’s open men’s basketball job. But the list of coaches who say no one from MU or an intermediary has reached out is considerably longer. Another name that has popped up on wish lists is VCU’s Shaka Smart, but it seems unlikely the Tigers could lure him.

Big 12 Conference

Sports panel jeers paying athletes

The subject of paying student-athletes, along with many others, was discussed at length in a two-hour forum on college athletics in front of a large crowd at McCain Auditorium. The Chicago office of the National Labor Relations Board recently issued a groundbreaking ruling in support of Northwestern football players that are attempting to unionize, making it a hot-button issue at many universities.

Kansas State to announce details for $50 million upgrade to football stadium

Kansas State is ready to unveil plans for a $50 million overhaul to the north end of its football stadium with hopes that construction can begin at the conclusion of the upcoming season and be completed in time for the 2015 home opener, according to four sources with knowledge of the project. The sources said K-State plans to share full details of the privately funded renovation with a video at the Wildcats’ spring football game on April 26.


2013 Schedule

  • 8/30, North Dakota State 24, K-State 21
  • 9/7, K-State 48, Louisiana 27
  • 9/14, K-State 37, UMass 7
  • 9/21, K-State at Texas
  • 9/28, Open date
  • 10/5, K-State at Oklahoma State
  • 10/12, Baylor at K-State
  • 10/26, West Virginia at K-State
  • 11/2, Iowa State at K-State
  • 11/9, K-State at Texas Tech
  • 11/16, TCU at K-State
  • 11/23, Oklahoma at K-State
  • 11/30, K-State at Kansas