MANHATTAN, Kan. Dean Wade has likely played his final game in a Kansas State basketball uniform.
Shortly after arriving at the Manhattan airport walking with the help of crutches and a medical boot on his right foot Tuesday, K-State coach Bruce Weber said the Wildcats are unlikely to have their star senior forward when they take the floor in the first round of the NCAA Tournament against UC Irvine at 1 p.m. Friday.
I would say he is doubtful, Weber said. We cant put him in jeopardy. He would love to play. Its not him at all. Its just the injury was more severe than we ever anticipated and it is going to take a little time.