Kansas State basketball holds media day

Kansas State head coach Bruce Weber signals a play during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Oklahoma State in the first round of the Big 12 conference tournament in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, March 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State head coach Bruce Weber and selected players met with the media on Monday afternoon at its annual media day kickoff at the Ice Family Basketball Center.
The Wildcats, who are just a little over a week into practice, return nine lettermen and six players with starting experience in 2016-17, including All-Big 12 Third Team selection Wesley Iwundu and All-Newcomer honorees Barry Brown and Dean Wade. Overall, the squad returns five of their top six scorers from last season, along with nearly 70 percent of their rebounding, assist, steal and minute totals.
K-State hosts the first of two exhibition games on Friday, October 28 against Division II foe Pittsburg State before officially tipping the season off at 8 p.m., on Friday, November 11 against Western Illinois.