Kansas State University Wildcat Basketball
a fan tribute site

Seasons & Games

The NCAA regionals in Manhattan KSU didn't go to.
1962-63 Big 8 Co-champs
The 1962-63 Varsity
Dec 17th: K-State uses the zone to handle MU in the B-8 preseason tourney
Ernie Barrett as an assistant and the freshman team
A difficult road trip in the snow. Did Tex actually fly the plane?
1963-64 The final four year
The first game against a team from outside the US - Peru's Champions and introducing Ron Paradis
A complete game program from KSU vs. MU
The defending B8 champions with some famous players, Henry Iba, and wrestling.
The 1965-66 Varsity
Larry Weigel and keeping basketball history alive
The 1966-67 Varsity
Steer a year - and Tex
The 1967-68 Varsity
Defeating Nebraska on my birthday.
Conference champs and Tex says goodby
Jack Hartman comes to Ahearn - as the visiting coach
The 1969-70 Varsity
Seniors and team photos from the media guide.
The noise: memories of Jan 13, 1973 in Ahearn. No. 17 K-State defeats No. 5 MU.
Fred Bramlage donates a modern scoreboard and our goofy clock is no more.
Sports Illustrated celebrates the "Tamecats" and Hartman.
Flip through a media guide from the Hartman era
Journey through the season reading some game stories from the Mercury.
Nov. 30: Michael Evans scores 30 in his first game as a frosh.
Dec 21: One point win over Houston - and my very neat notes.
Feb 1: KSU defeats KU in a rebuilding year with Chuckie Williams and Mike Evans leading the way.
NBA coaches pick Jack Hartman as one of the best (from Inside Sports).

This is an unofficial site in appreciation for the enjoyment the men's basketball program has given me over the decades.

From my first game in 1962 as a child, through college and now I have lived through the ups and downs never giving up hope that we'll finally get back to the final four.

Official sites include:

K-State University
KSU Athletic Dept.
KSU Men's BB
KSU Women's BB

Those institutions are not responsible for the opinions or content of this site.

Of copyrights


74 Straight years: The home court winning record

Books about the program

Tickets through the years

Autographs including Tex

The athletic achievements of our coaches

KSU hosts the women's national basketball tournament - in 1974


Ahearn Memories

The unknown great coach: Jack Gardner

The end of the line for Bruce Weber?

Why did he fail? Final thoughts on Jim Wooldridge

And a little bit about football: "We gonna win!"


Last modified 1/31/22; posted 2/28/2003; original content. © 2022, 2003 John P. Nordin
This is a personal site, administered by John P. Nordin. This site is has no official connection with Kansas State University, the K-State Athletic Department or the K-State Alumni Association.