Basketball wraps up, baseball heads to Bay Area, tennis and men’s golf continues

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Senior forward Xavier Sneed celebrates after a foul is called during the men’s basketball Sunflower Showdown in Bramlage Coliseum on Feb. 29. The Jayhawks narrowly beat the Wildcats 62-58. (Logan Wassall | Collegian Media Group)

Men’s Golf

Ben Fernandez, then-senior in finance, carefully aligns his putt during a Friday afternoon practice at Colbert Hills Country Club on Oct. 5, 2018. Before playing 18 holes, Fernandez works on perfecting his short game before playing a practice round. (File photo by Brooke Barrett | Collegian Media Group)
Ben Fernandez, then-senior in finance, carefully aligns his putt during a Friday afternoon practice at Colbert Hills Country Club. Before playing 18 holes, Fernandez works on perfecting his short game before playing a practice round. (Archive Photo by Brooke Barrett | Collegian Media Group)

The men’s golf team will be in Bluffton, South Carolina, on Monday and Tuesday to compete in the Colleton River Collegiate at the Colleton River Pete Dye Course.

Tennis

K-State's, Margot Decker, competed against Washington at Body First Tennis Center in Manhattan, KS. The Cats fell 4-1 on Feb. 14. (Dylan Connell | Collegian Media Group)
Margot Decker competed against Washington at Body First Tennis Center in Manhattan. The Wildcats fell 4-1 on Feb. 14. (Dylan Connell | Collegian Media Group)

The tennis team (7-4) is coming off a 4-1 victory over Southern Methodist University on Friday and will host the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Wednesday.

Women’s Basketball

Senior forward Jasauen Beard leaps back for a shot during the women’s basketball team’s Play 4 Kay Pink Game to promote cancer awareness. K-State played against TCU in Bramlage Coliseum on Feb. 19. The Horned Frogs defeated the Wildcats 54-52. (Logan Wassall | Collegian Media Group)
Senior forward Jasauen Beard leaps back for a shot during the women’s basketball team’s Play 4 Kay Pink Game. K-State played against TCU in Bramlage Coliseum on Feb. 19. The Horned Frogs defeated the Wildcats 54-52. (Logan Wassall | Collegian Media Group)

The women’s basketball team (14-13) just took a blowout loss to the No. 2 Baylor Lady Bears on the road in Waco, Texas, 83-58.

The Wildcats fell to an even 8-8 record in Big 12 Conference play after Saturday’s loss.

In the final week of the season for them, they hope to at least go 1-1 this week to maintain an even conference record and to finish the season above .500.

On Tuesday, they will be in Stillwater, Oklahoma, to play the Oklahoma State Cowgirls at 7 p.m. At 2 p.m. Sunday, they will finish the regular season by hosting in-state rival Kansas. This game will air on Big 12 Now on ESPN +.

Men’s Basketball

Senior forward Xavier Sneed celebrates after a foul is called during the men’s basketball sunflower showdown against Kansas in Bramlage Coliseum on Feb. 29. The Jayhawks narrowly beat the Wildcats 62-58. (Logan Wassall | Collegian Media Group)
Senior forward Xavier Sneed celebrates after a foul is called during the men’s basketball Sunflower Showdown in Bramlage Coliseum on Feb. 29. The Jayhawks narrowly beat the Wildcats 62-58. (Logan Wassall | Collegian Media Group)

The men’s basketball team (9-20) is coming off a 62-58 loss to the Kansas Jayhawks, extending their losing streak to nine.

This week on Wednesday, they will be in Stillwater, Oklahoma, to play the Oklahoma State Cowboys at 8 p.m. This game will be available on ESPNU. At 3 p..m. Saturday, they will finish off the regular season by hosting the Iowa State Cyclones. This game will be televised on Big 12 Now on ESPN +.

Baseball

Luke Hauswirth, senior, pitching the last innings on Feb. 28 against Fairleigh Dickinson. (Sreenikhil Keshamoni | Collegian Media Group)
Senior Luke Hauswirth pitches during the last inning on Feb. 28 against Fairleigh Dickinson. (Sreenikhil Keshamoni | Collegian Media Group)

The baseball team (6-5) is coming off a weekend sweep of Fairleigh Dickinson University, a series in which the Wildcats found their stride on offense as they scored 40 runs in the three-game series.

This week, they have a four-game series with the Stanford Cardinals in Stanford, California, Friday through Sunday, with a double-header on Saturday. On Friday, the game begins at 8 p.m. On Saturday, the first game begins at 3 p.m. and the second game begins at 7 p.m. The final game is at 3 p.m. Sunday.

The Wildcats will try to carry the momentum on offense into this series as they get ready for another quality road test. All games can be heard on air on 1350 KMAN.

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