Kansas State forward Dean Wade is progressing, but his status for the Wildcats’ NCAA Tournament opener against Creighton is still uncertain.
Wade says he will be a game-time decision, according to the Mercury Sports’ Ryan Black.
Dean Wade on his foot: "I'm doing good. It's getting better every day." Even so, says it will be "a game-time decision" whether he plays Friday versus Creighton.
— Ryan Black (@RyanABlack) March 15, 2018
Kansas State coach Bruce Weber confirmed Wade is getting back to normal. His status is still unclear, however.
“We had him in the boot basically all week,” Weber said during his NCAA Tournament press conference on Thursday. ” … He’ll probably be a game-time decision.”
It’s apparent now why Kansas State coach Bruce Weber was hesitant to say whether or not Wade would play in the NCAA Tournament earlier in the week.
Weber told the Topeka Capital-Journal on Sunday, “Dean, we think he should be fine, but until the doc says, ‘Hey, let him go out there and run around and see what happens …’ We’ll know more as the week goes on.”
Wade, who’s averaging 16.5 points and 6.3 rebounds per game, missed his team’s 83-67 loss to Kansas in the Big 12 Tournament last Friday. He would be a huge loss for the No. 9-seed Wildcats.
Kansas State and No. 8-seed Creighton will meet at 6:50 p.m. ET, Friday, on TNT. The winner will face either No. 1-seed Virginia or No. 16-seed UMBC.
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