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Kansas State’s Dean Wade chosen Big 12 newcomer of the week

Kansas State freshman forward Dean Wade (right) on Monday was chosen Big 12 newcomer of the week. He won the award following a stellar showing against then-top-ranked Oklahoma, in which he scored 17 points in the Wildcats’ 80-69 victory over the Sooners.
Kansas State freshman forward Dean Wade (right) on Monday was chosen Big 12 newcomer of the week. He won the award following a stellar showing against then-top-ranked Oklahoma, in which he scored 17 points in the Wildcats’ 80-69 victory over the Sooners. The Wichita Eagle

Kansas State freshman forward Dean Wade on Monday was chosen Big 12 newcomer of the week. He won the award after a stellar showing against then-top-ranked Oklahoma, in which he scored 17 points in the Wildcats’ 80-69 victory over the Sooners.

K-State coach Bruce Weber challenged Wade before the game and took him out of the starting lineup. He responded with arguably the best game of his young college career, making seven of 11 shots.

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