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  1. First-and second-year coaches are making big impact with new prog...

    Jason King

    Colorado State, Kansas State and Miami are in the hunt for conference titles. And they're doing it with recent coaching hires who did more than maintain a level of success at their new programs. They've raised it to new levels.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2013
  2. King: Weber the right coach for K-State

    Jason King

    MANHATTAN, Kan. -- With the game still in question and a sellout crowd of 12,528 fans cursing and hissing at him from all angles, Elijah Johnson stepped to the free throw line with 5 seconds remaining at Bramlage Coliseum, looked at the Kansas State ...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  3. Rapid Reaction: Kansas 59, Kansas State 55

    Jason King

    MANHATTAN, Kan. -- A few quick thoughts from Kansas' 59-55 victory over Kansas State on Tuesday at Bramlage Coliseum. Overview: Kansas' domination of Kansas State continues. Travis Releford scored 12 points, and Jeff Withey added 11 points and 10 ...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  4. Bruce Weber has Kansas State Wildcats on the right path -- colle...

    Jason King

    Bruce Weber's Kansas State team lost to Kansas on Tuesday, but the Wildcats have reasons to be optimistic. Weber seems the right choice for the basketball program.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2013
  5. Weber gets first signature win at K-State

    Jason King

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas State coach Bruce Weber left the Sprint Center on Saturday eager to return to Manhattan for a three-day Christmas break. Weber's three daughters are in town along with other family members. On Sunday, Weber figures he'll...

    Blog | December 23, 2012
  6. 10 observations from opening weekend

    Jason King

    Here are 10 quick thoughts as I emerge from my mancave (empty pizza boxes and Diet Coke cans in tow) following college basketball's opening weekend. 1. Nothing creates buzz and anticipation quite like a new face, which is why we spend so much of t...

    Blog | November 12, 2012
  7. All-access recruiting with Nebraska coach Tim Miles -- men's coll...

    Jason King

    At traditional doormat Nebraska, Tim Miles needs players, and therefore needs to master the art of recruiting. Jason King shadowed the first-year coach for an entire day in Las Vegas. What's a typical day like on the hectic summer circuit?

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2012
  8. Five offseason storylines in the Big 12

    Jason King

    Editor's note:'s Summer Shootaround series catches up on the offseason storylines for each conference. For more on the Big 12, click here. Five offseason storylines in the Big 12... 1. Eight straight Big 12 titles -- and counting -- fo...

    Blog | July 24, 2012
  9. Some top coaches prove you didn't have to play at a high level to...

    Jason King

    Coaches such as Indiana's Tom Crean, South Carolina's Frank Martin and Marquette's Buzz Williams prove you didn't have to play at a high level to coach at one.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2012
  10. Take Two: Best coaching hires?

    Dana O'Neil and Jason King

    Editor's note: Each week, writers will debate a topic of interest in the college basketball landscape. Today's topic: Which teams made the best coaching hires? Dana O'Neil: Illinois' John Groce He wasn't the first choice. He might not ...

    Blog | May 15, 2012
  11. Bruce Weber re-energized with Kansas State Wildcats -- men's coll...

    Jason King

    An Illinois tenure that began with so much promise ended in mediocrity for Bruce Weber. It didn't take him long to resurface at Kansas State, where he's got a second wind and plans to remember the lessons learned in Champaign.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2012
  12. Coaches at mid-major programs spurning lucrative opportunities to...

    Jason King

    This season's coaching carousel cycle has reinforced a recent trend. For some coaches at mid-major programs, the jump to a BCS school -- and the increased salary and exposure that goes along with it -- isn't all it's cracked up to be.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2012
  13. Frank Martin is confident he can turn South Carolina Gamecocks pr...

    Jason King

    Frank Martin takes over a South Carolina program that hasn't had much success in recent seasons. But Martin believes he'll be able to win -- and win big -- in Columbia.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2012
  14. Baylor's Perry Jones has career day

    Jason King

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Numerous times since becoming a basketball player, Baylor's Perry Jones has received cheers after a thunderous dunk or a shot to win a game. But he's never heard applause on an airplane. Or at least he hadn't until this week...

    Blog | March 08, 2012
  15. Big 12 tournament primer -- what to expect in Kansas City

    Jason King

    With three teams in the top 11 and two more capable of pulling off upsets, the Big 12 tournament is poised to be one of the best ever.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2012
  16. Conference Power Rankings: Big 12

    Jason King

    If I believed in ties, I'd rank Missouri alongside Kansas in this week's Big 12 Power Rankings. But I don't, so Kansas gets the nod after clinching at least a share of its eighth straight conference title in Saturday's 87-86 overtime victory against ...

    Blog | February 27, 2012