Kansas State has announced that the annual Kansas City Catbackers' basketball banquet will be held Tuesday, Sept. 25 from 5-9 p.m. at the Ritz Charles in Overland Park. Men's basketball coach Bruce Weber and Wildcats women's head coach Deb Patterson will be the featured guests.
The Wildcats men's squad will be represented by seniors Jordan Henriquez, Rodney McGruder and Martavious Irving, as well as junior Will Spradling. The women's team will be represented by juniors Chantay Caron, Katya Leick and Ashlynn Knoll, along with freshman Kelly Thomson.
There are a few pricing options for the event, ranging from $10 to $75, and tickets are available at www.kccatbackers.com.
Kansas State's men's team finished the 2011-12 season with a 22-11 record and reached the NCAA Tournament for the fourth time in the last five years. They're returning four starters and 12 lettermen from last year's squad. The women's team finished the year with a 20-14 record and also appeared in the NCAA Tournament for the fourth time in five years.