Campus Corner

The Star's blog on college sports, featuring Kansas, Kansas State and Missouri

KU, K-State rank in top 10

03/04/2013 11:06 AM

05/16/2014 9:21 PM

Kansas State improved four sports from last week and jumped to ninth in The Associated Press poll, giving the Sunflower State two teams in the top 10.

Kansas is fourth.

The teams are tied for first in the Big 12 standings with 13-3 league records.

Missouri is receiving votes in the poll.

In the USA Today coaches poll, the Jayhawks are third, K-State No. 10.

The Wildcats improved to 24-5 with a last-second, 64-61 victory at Baylor on Saturday. K-State finishes the regular season with a home game against TCU on Tuesday and at Oklahoma State on Saturday.

If the Wildcats win out this week, they’ll do no worse than tie for the first. Kansas State hasn’t won a championship since winning the Big Eight in 1977.

“We’ve tried to focus on keep going 1-0,” K-State Coach Bruce Weber said Monday on the Big 12 coaches teleconference. “If we go 1-0 we’re going to stay tied for first place. That’s all we can worry about it.”

The Jayhawks, 25-4, play host to Texas Tech tonight and play at Baylor on Saturday.

Gonzaga is the No. 1 for the first time in school history. The rest of the poll: Indiana, Duke, Kansas, Georgetown, Miami, Fla., Michigan, Louisville, Kansas State, Michigan State.


Join the Discussion

The Kansas City Star is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Terms of Service