November 4, 2006

Freeman shines in win

BOULDER, Colo. - If Kansas State coach Ron Prince was waiting for a breakout performance from freshman quarterback Josh Freeman[db], the wait is over. Freeman was nothing short of spectacular for the Wildcats in Saturday's 34-21 K-State win over the Colorado Buffaloes at Folsom Field.

Freeman finished the game an astonishing 22 of 26 for 251 yards. He threw for two touchdowns with no interceptions. His completion percentage of 84.6 is the best for K-State since Brian Kavanagh completed 86.4 of his passes versus Indiana State in 1996.

"I thought Josh was very much in control of the circumstances with a couple of exceptions," Prince said.

The win moves the Wildcats to 6-4 on the season and makes them bowl eligible for the first time since winning the Big 12 championship in 2003.

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