(Kansas State Sports Information) – As a part of its 2022-23 non-conference schedule, Kansas State will host South Dakota State in Kansas City’s Municipal Auditorium on Saturday, December 10, at 1 p.m. This is the second time in four seasons in which the Wildcats will play a non-conference game in Municipal Auditorium.
Tickets will be available for season ticket holders to purchase during the renewal process starting June 6. Tickets for K-State season ticket holders are priced at $12 for reserved and $8 for general admission. General public and K-State student tickets for this game go on sale later this fall. Tickets can be purchased at kstatesports.com/tickets or by calling (800) 221-2287.
K-State women’s basketball season tickets will go on sale June 6 and start at just $30 for football and men’s basketball season ticket holders. Season tickets can be purchased at kstatesports.com/tickets or by calling (800) 221-2287.
The Wildcats own a 7-0 record in the series with the Jackrabbits, including a 79-73 win in Brookings, South Dakota, on December 11, 2021.
K-State completed its 54th season of action in 2021-22 with a 20-13 overall record, its 17th NCAA Tournament appearance and advanced to the second round for the third time in four NCAA Tournament bids under head coach Jeff Mittie.
The Wildcats will be led by 2022 consensus All-American and three-time All-Big 12 First Team selection Ayoka Lee, who averaged 22.0 points and 10.3 rebounds per game last season. Joining Lee is a trio of rising sophomores, Serena Sundell, Brylee Glenn and Jaelyn Glenn. Brylee Glenn and Sundell were named to the Big 12 All-Freshman Team with Sundell also awarded All-Big 12 Honorable Mention.
South Dakota State ended the 2021-22 season with a 29-9 overall record and a 17-1 mark in Summit League play. The Jackrabbits represented the Summit League in the 2022 Postseason WNIT and captured the title with an 82-50 win over Seton Hall in the championship game in Brookings.
The game in Kansas City joins the home match-up against Iowa on Thursday, November 17, at 8 p.m., which was announced last week, as part of the 2022-23 non-conference schedule for K-State.
The Wildcats will also take part in the 23rd edition of the 2022 U.S Virgin Islands Paradise Jam at the University of the Virgin Islands Sports and Fitness Center located in St. Thomas. The games will take place from November 24-26, 2022, with the games streamed on ESPN3.
This will be K-State’s third-ever appearance in the U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam (2001, 2016). The Wildcats own a 5-1 record in its six games on the island, winning the 2016 event.
The Wildcats will enter the 2022-23 season two wins shy of 1,000 in its history. Mittie will begin the 2022-23 season one victory shy of 600 in his coaching career and five wins short of 150 during his time in Manhattan.