(WIBW) - Less than 24 hours after helping Kansas State win a share of its first Big 12 title since 2013, Dean Wade might not be able to help the Wildcats win a conference tournament crown.
K-State announced on Sunday that the star senior is questionable for the Big 12 Tournament. In a release, the school said Wade is experiencing discomfort in his right foot.
This has been an injury that's bothered the big man all season, as he's missed six games and had to sit out some practices. The All-Big 12 First Team player had begun to practice more recently and flashed some explosiveness with dunks in the past couple of games.
But missing time in the Big 12 Tournament would not be new for the Kansas native. Last season, Wade missed a semifinal loss against Kansas. He then missed all of the NCAA Tournament outside of a few spare minutes against Kentucky. This was also due to a foot injury.
The senior is second on Kansas State in scoring with 12.9 points per game while shooting 49.2 percent from the field. Wade leads the team in rebounding, bringing down 6.2 rebounds per contest. He's the first Wildcat since Jacob Pullen to earn All-Big 12 First Team honors in back-to-back seasons.