Dec 08, 2021 1:56 PM

K-State hosts Marquette Wednesday evening

Posted Dec 08, 2021 1:56 PM

Wednesday, December 8 -  8:05 p.m. CT - Bramlage Coliseum  

PROMOTION

Color Rush Game

Fans are encouraged to wear lavender attire to match the Wildcats’ all-lavender uniforms, which date back to the school’s two-tone lavender uniforms wore from the mid-1970s to the early 1980s by teams coached by legendary head coach Jack Hartman.

TELEVISION

ESPN2 / WatchESPN

TICKETS

www.kstatesports.com/tickets

(800) 221.CATS [2287]

Single Game: $15, $20, $35

Big Game Mini-Plan: $199 (Marquette is the first of 5 games in the mini plan package)

Bramlage Bundle: $35 (Bundles include a reserve Cat Cushion ticket, a $10 concession voucher and a $10 credit to the K-State Super Store)

SERIES HISTORY

Overall: K-State leads 7-5

Current Streak: Marquette, 2

In Manhattan: K-State leads 3-1

In BIG EAST/Big 12 Battle: Marquette leads 1-0 [2019]

Last Meeting: L, 65-73 [12/7/2019 in Manhattan, Kan.]

Weber vs. Smart: 5-7 [2-4 at home]

PROJECTED STARTING LINEUP

Kansas State (5-2)

G: #00 Mike McGuirl

G: #1 Markquis Nowell

G: #13 Mark Smith

F: #25 Ismael [Ish] Massoud

F: #20 Kaosi Ezeagu

Marquette (7-2)

G: #1 Kam Jones

G: #10 Justin Lewis

G: #22 Tyler Kolek

G: #32 Darryl Morsell

F: #35 Kur Kuath

K-STATE HOSTS MARQUETTE IN BIG EAST/BIG 12 BATTLE

  1. Kansas State (5-2) begins another 2-game homestand on Wednesday night, as the Wildcats play host to Marquette (7-2) in the third annual BIG EAST/Big 12 Battle at Bramlage Coliseum. The game will air nationally on ESPN2 at 8:05 p.m. CT. K-State concludes the homestand on Sunday afternoon at 4 p.m., CT against Green Bay (2-6).
  2. Wednesday’s matchup will mark just the second time that K-State has competed in the BIG EAST/Big 12 Battle with last year’s contest with Butler being cancelled due to COVID-19 protocols with the Bulldogs. The Golden Eagles defeated the Wildcats, 73-65, in the inaugural matchup in the Battle series on Dec. 7, 2019. Currently, the leagues are tied 2-2.
  3. K-State has won 7 straight at Bramlage Coliseum against non-conference opponents dating back to last season, including wins this season over Florida A&M (67-57), Omaha (79-64), North Dakota (84-42) and UAlbany (71-43).

OPENING TIP

  1. Wednesday’s contest is being dubbed a “Color Rush” Game, as fans are encouraged to wear lavender attire to match the Wildcats’ all-lavender uniforms, which date back to the school’s two-tone lavender uniforms worn from the mid-1970s to early 1980s by teams coached by legendary head coach Jack Hartman. The Golden Eagles are expected to wear one of their alternate uniforms.