Kansas State coach Bruce Weber: Dean Wade’s status for NCAA Tournament remains uncertain

first_img“He says he feels better,” Weber said Monday, via the Kansas City Star. “He’s not in as much pain as he was. I told you he has done treatment. He did it today twice. We will see what the doctor says and see if we can make some progress as the week goes on.”Weber told reporters last weekend the team is taking a “wait and see” approach about Wade’s availability moving forward. Related News Kansas State forward Dean Wade’s status for the NCAA Tournament remains uncertain.Wade missed the Big 12 Tournament with a foot injury and coach Bruce Weber told reporters he wasn’t sure if the senior will be on the floor Friday for the Wildcats’ Round 1 matchup against UC Irvine. March Madness 2019: Biggest snubs, surprises to make field of 68 on Selection Sunday March Madness 2019: 3 storylines to follow in Round 1center_img Wade is averaging 12.9 points and 6.2 rebounds this season. He was named to the Big 12 All-First Team last week.Wade has struggled with injuries for much of the last two seasons and he missed most of the Wildcats’ NCAA Tournament run in 2018. “We’ve kept him in the boot,” Weber said. “Lots of hope and prayers that maybe we find a way to get him back.”last_img read more