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KSU'S FREE THROWING JUNIOR HIGHISH

MANHATTAN, Kan. - Go to your area junior high gym and it's likely that that 13-year-old will make one out of every two free throws. As goofy as it sounds, that's exactly what Kansas State, the No. 5 team in the nation, is doing from the charity stripe. Seven games into the season the Wildcats are making just 52 percent of their non-guarded shots.

It started on Nov. 12 against James Madison. K-State made just 17 of 32 free throws, but it was said to be just a bad game. And, K-State won by 14 points, so it didn't really matter. Then the Wildcats made just half of their free throws (14-of-28) against Virginia Tech, and followed that with a 47 percent effort (9-of-19) against Presbyterian. K-State was winning those games, so some overlooked...

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