February 23, 2015
Kansas forward Perry Ellis moves to the sideline as fans rush the court following the Jayhawks' 70-63 loss to the Wildcats, Monday, Feb. 23, 2015 at Bramlage Coliseum. At right, a Kansas State fan bumps into Kansas forward Jamari Traylor.
Jamari Traylor did not get nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for his calm, cool, collected behavior after last Feb. 23’s Kansas-Kansas State basketball game at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan.
Kansas State students will have to sign a sportsmanship pledge before they can pick up their tickets for sporting events this year.
The much publicized court-storming contact between a Kansas State fan and Kansas University basketball player Jamari Traylor following the Wildcats’ Big Monday victory in Manhattan has resulted in a citing for disorderly conduct.
The Big 12 Conference, both Kansas University and Kansas State University, as well as the K-State Police Department all have spent the early part of Tuesday reviewing the court-storming scene that turned wild following the K-State men's basketball team's 70-63 upset victory over No. 8 Kansas Monday night at Bramlage Coliseum.
For Kansas State, Big Monday's Sunflower Showdown was a beautiful victory against favored in-state rival Kansas, 70-63. And then the students, taking advantage of lax security, stormed the court. In a blink, the scene of highly entertaining basketball theater grew ugly, unnecessarily dangerous. By Tom Keegan