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Kansas State Wildcats
University [[Kansas State University]]
Conference Big 12
NCAA Division I
Athletics director Gene Taylor
Location [[, |]], [[|]]
Varsity teams 16
Football stadium Bill Snyder Family Stadium
Basketball arena
Baseball stadium Tointon Family Stadium
Soccer stadium Memorial Stadium
Other arenas Ahearn Field House
Mascot Willie the Wildcat
Nickname Wildcats
Fight song Wildcat Victory
Colors and

             

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The Kansas State Wildcats (variously "Kansas State", "K-State", or "KSU") are the athletic teams for Kansas State University. The official color of the teams is Royal Purple. This makes Kansas State one of very few schools (as well as Syracuse and Harvard) that have only one official color; white and silver are generally used as complementary colors.

Sports sponsored

Men's sports Women's sports
Baseball Basketball
Basketball Cross country
Cross country Golf
Football Rowing
Golf Soccer
Track and field Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
† – Track and field includes both indoor and outdoor.

Football

Bill Snyder Family Stadium WSC
Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium

Kansas State's football team officially started playing in 1896 with a 14–0 loss to Fort Riley on November 28, 1896.

Championships

Major conference championships (1913–present)*
Sport Titles Year(s)
Football 3
  • 1934
  • 2003
  • 2012
(The Big 12 Conference awards KSU 4 additional titles for winning its North Division)
Men's basketball, regular season 18
  • 1917
  • 1919
  • 1948
  • 1950
  • 1951
  • 1956
  • 1958
  • 1959
  • 1960
  • 1961
  • 1963
  • 1964
  • 1968
  • 1970
  • 1972
  • 1973
  • 1977
  • 2013
  • 2019
Men's basketball, conf. tournament 9
  • 1947
  • 1950
  • 1952
  • 1958
  • 1960
  • 1961
  • 1963
  • 1977
  • 1980
Women's basketball, regular season 13
  • 1972
  • 1973
  • 1974
  • 1975
  • 1976
  • 1977
  • 1978
  • 1979
  • 1983
  • 1984
  • 1987
  • 2004
  • 2008
Women's basketball, conf. tournament 4
  • 1976
  • 1977
  • 1984
  • 1987
Baseball, regular season 4
  • 1928
  • 1930
  • 1933
  • 2013
Women's volleyball 1
  • 2003
Cross country, men 13
  • 1924
  • 1925
  • 1932
  • 1933
  • 1934
  • 1936
  • 1937
  • 1938
  • 1939
  • 1965
  • 1966
  • 1971
  • 1975
Cross country, women 3
  • 1982
  • 1992
  • 1998
Indoor track and field, men 3
  • 1935
  • 1974
  • 1976
Indoor track and field, women 1
  • 1976
Outdoor track and field, men 1
  • 1919
Outdoor track and field, women 4
  • 2001
  • 2002
  • 2017
  • 2018
Wrestling (discontinued) 3
  • 1931
  • 1939
  • 1940
Boxing (discontinued) 1
  • 1926
Total 82
* Not counting titles earned in the Kansas Intercollegiate Athletic Association, through the 1912–13 school year. Kansas State captured at least ten championships in the old Kansas Conference, in track (1906, 1908, 1909), baseball (1907, 1908), football (1909, 1910, 1912), and basketball (1910, 1913).


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