MANHATTAN, Kan. (KSNW) – Going 5-1 over the final half of season, K-State Nation is heading to Houston to play Texas A&M in the 2016 AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl on Wednesday, December 28 at 8 p.m.
According to kstatesports.com, the Wildcats will be playing in their 20th bowl game in school history and 18th under Bill Snyder. The Cats are 7-10 all-time in bowls under the hall of fame head coach. Following 11-straight bowls from 1993-2003 under Snyder, the Cats have now gone bowling in each of the last seven seasons and will be making the program’s second appearance in the Texas Bowl.
K-State heads into bowl season as one of the hottest teams in college football, winning five of its last six games, including the final three. The Wildcats’ road to the AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl began with a tough road loss at No. 8 Stanford and followed with five wins over the next seven games, including Big 12 wins over Texas Tech, Texas and Iowa State. Following a tough fourth-quarter loss to Oklahoma State, K-State won at Baylor for the first time since 2002 and also kept the Governor’s Cup trophy in Manhattan for the eighth straight season under Snyder with a 34-19 win over in-state rival Kansas. The Wildcats wrapped up their regular season with a dominating 30-6 victory at TCU.