McNeese State @ Kansas State
Current Records: McNeese State 3-8; Kansas State 7-3
What to Know
The Kansas State Wildcats will be home for the holidays to greet the McNeese State Cowboys at 8 p.m. ET on Tuesday at Fred Bramlage Coliseum. The Wildcats should still be feeling good after a victory, while McNeese State will be looking to regain their footing.
K-State was able to grind out a solid win over the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Sunday, winning 67-58. The top scorer for K-State was guard Nijel Pack (15 points).
Meanwhile, McNeese State came up short against the Texas-El Paso Miners last Thursday, falling 82-72.
K-State is the favorite in this one, with an expected 19.5-point margin of victory. Their home court has been no bettor’s paradise, though, as they’ve failed to beat the spread in four of their six home games.
The Wildcats are now 7-3 while the Cowboys sit at 3-8. A couple defensive stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: K-State have been holding their opponents to a field goal percentage of 37.80%, which places them 20th in college basketball. Less enviably, McNeese State is 31st worst in college basketball in points allowed per game, with 75.6 on average. So the cards are definitely stacked against McNeese State.
How To Watch
- When: Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET
- Where: Fred Bramlage Coliseum — Manhattan, Kansas
- TV: ESPN Plus
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $6.00
The Wildcats are a big 19.5-point favorite against the Cowboys, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Wildcats as a 20.5-point favorite.
This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.
Injury Report for Kansas State
- Maximus Edwards: Out (Undisclosed)
- Seryee Lewis: Out for the Season (Undisclosed)
Injury Report for McNeese State
No Injury Information