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Quality Wins: Virginia Tech, Gonzaga,
Bad Losses: UNLV, at Oklahoma State, Colorado
Talk about a meltdown.
The Kansas State Wildcats, who were supposed to win the Big 12 this season, are now fighting for a possible NCAA tournament berth.
The victory over Virginia Tech is still a solid win as the Hokies are playing pretty well this season. Gonzaga proved to be a good win as well but the Wildcats have yet to win a conference game against a nationally ranked opponent.
Also, KSU has lost to Colorado at home and on the road. The Wildcats also opened conference play with a loss on the road at Oklahoma State.
Through the pain of losing, Kansas State also lost two scholarship players and is heading into the biggest game of its season Monday night. If the Wildcats can somehow knock off Kansas they'll be given another look as a bubble team when tournament time arrives.
But don't count on it.
And if they go to the NIT, preseason All-American guard Jacob Pullen said he won't be attending.