After Snyder announced last week that he is fighting throat cancer, he addressed a young woman who prayed for him.
The 11 seed Wildcats shot 39 percent as the six seed Cincinnati Bearcats shot 63 percent in the 75-61 Cincinnati victory.
No. 7 seed K-State fell to No. 2 seed Stanford in the second round of the NCAA Championship held at Bramlage Coliseum.
K-State starts 0-3 in Big 12 play as they lose three games to Texas.
Junior Mitch Dixon broke a one-year-old school record, followed by multiple first-place finishes.
The Wildcats are bound for Texas for two weekend matches.
K-State volleyball lost in five sets to Ohio State on Saturday night.
The Wildcats fail to qualify after the NCAA Midwest Regional meet.
The Wildcats compete against Tulsa on Saturday.
Massimino looks to lead the team.