For the Kansas State Wildcats, Sunday’s second round victory didn’t come easy. The 50-43 win over the University of Maryland Baltimore County Retrievers felt a lot like an away game for the nine seed, as UMBC had become the story of the tournament. On Friday night, the Retrievers etched their names in the history book by becoming the first No. 16 seed to ever win a game in the NCAA Tournament. On Sunday, it was KSU’s turn to make history.
“I told the guys the other day that we can write our own history. They wrote history the other day, but no nine seed has ever beaten a 16 to advance to the Sweet 16,” said KSU Head Coach Bruce …Continue Reading