1988-89 Kansas State Wildcats Men's Basketball Team
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1988%E2%80%9389 Kansas State Wildcats Men's Basketball Team
1988-89 Kansas State Wildcats men's basketball
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1988-89 record19–11 (8–6 Big Eight)
Head coach
Assistant coaches
Home arenaBramlage Coliseum
Seasons
← 1987-88
1989-90 →
1988-89 Big Eight Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
No. 4 Oklahoma 12 2   .857     30 6   .833
No. 6 Missouri + 10 4   .714     29 8   .784
Kansas State 8 6   .571     19 11   .633
Oklahoma State 7 7   .500     17 13   .567
Iowa State 7 7   .500     17 12   .586
Kansas 6 8   .429     19 12   .613
Nebraska 4 10   .286     17 16   .515
Colorado 2 12   .143     7 21   .250
+ 1989 Big Eight Tournament winner
As of March 3, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll

The 1988-89 Kansas State Wildcats men's basketball team represented Kansas State University as a member of the Big 8 Conference during the 1988-89 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The head coach was Lon Kruger who was in his third of four years at the helm of his alma mater. The Wildcats finished with a record of 19-11 (8-6 Big 8), and received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament as No. 6 seed in the East region. Kansas State lost to Minnesota in the opening round of the tournament.

The team played its home games at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, Kansas. It was the first season the team played in the new arena after leaving Ahearn Field House after the 1987-88 season. Kansas State defeated Purdue, 81-77, in the first game played at Bramlage Coliseum.

Roster

Schedule and results

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Regular Season
*
W   1-0
 
*
W   2-0
 
*
L   2-1
 
*
W   3-1
 
*
W   4-1
 
*
W   5-1
 
*
W   6-1
 
*
W   7-1
 
*
L   7-2
 
*
W   8-2
 
*
L   8-3
 


L  OT 8-4
(0-1)
 
*
W   9-4
 

W   10-4
(1-1)
 

W   11-4
(2-1)
 

L   11-5
(2-2)
 


W   12-5
(3-2)
 

L   12-6
(3-3)
 

L   12-7
(3-4)
 

W   13-7
(4-4)
 

W   14-7
(5-4)
 

W   15-7
(6-4)
 
*
W  OT 16-7
 

L   16-8
(6-5)
 

W   17-8
(7-5)
 

W   18-8
(8-5)
 

L   18-9
(8-6)
 
Big 8 Tournament
*

W   19-9
 
*

L   19-10
 
NCAA Tournament
*

L   19-11
 
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses. E=East.

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References

  1. ^ "2018-19 Kansas State Men's Basketball Media Guide" (PDF). Kansas State University Athletics. Retrieved 2020.

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