KenPom had Kansas State rated #34 before Texas’ win last night. The Horns 20 point win dropped the Wildcats down to 42.
To call a win over last night’s KSU team some kind of season defining victory would be overstating it to the n-th degree. The Wildcats were sans Wade and Stokes (as ESPNU’s broadcast team mentioned, ad nausea, last night). The Wildcats really aren’t that great in the first place.
BUT it was a road win against a team that was ranked in the top 40.
Let’s look at some context…