Who's Playing

Albany @ Kansas State

Current Records: Albany 1-5; Kansas State 3-2

What to Know

The Kansas State Wildcats have the luxury of staying home another game and will welcome the Albany Great Danes at 8 p.m. ET Dec. 1 at Fred Bramlage Coliseum. The Wildcats are out to keep their three-game home win streak alive.

K-State simply couldn't be stopped on Sunday, as they easily beat the North Dakota Fighting Hawks at home 84-42. Five players on K-State scored in the double digits: guard Markquis Nowell (18), guard Nijel Pack (16), guard Mike McGuirl (15), forward Kaosi Ezeagu (15), and guard Mark Smith (11).

As for Albany, they have more to be thankful for after their game against the Eastern Illinois Panthers last Wednesday. Albany came out on top in a nail-biter against EIU, sneaking past 64-62.

The Wildcats are the favorite in this one, with an expected 17.5-point margin of victory. They are currently two-for-two against the spread in their most recent games, a trend bettors might want to take into account.

Their wins bumped K-State to 3-2 and the Great Danes to 1-5. In Kansas State's victory, Markquis Nowell had 18 points and five assists in addition to five steals and Mike McGuirl had 15 points and five assists. We'll see if Albany have a strategy for dealing with them or if they lead their team to another successful outing.

How To Watch

  • When: Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET
  • Where: Fred Bramlage Coliseum -- Manhattan, Kansas
  • TV: ESPN Plus
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $6.00


The Wildcats are a big 17.5-point favorite against the Great Danes, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Wildcats as an 18-point favorite.

Over/Under: -109

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Series History

This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.

Injury Report for Kansas State

  • Davion Bradford: Game-Time Decision (Undisclosed)
  • Maximus Edwards: Out (Undisclosed)
  • Seryee Lewis: Out for the Season (Undisclosed)

Injury Report for Albany

No Injury Information