(KAKE) - A man considered to be one of the best players in K-State history is getting back together with the Wildcats.

Michael Beasley has been added to the "Purple and Black" squad for the Wichita regional of The Basketball Tournament.

Beasley played one season in Manhattan, and what a season it was.  He was named Big 12 player of the year and selected as an All America.  he entered the NBA draft and was the second overall selection.

Beasley will join Jacob Pullen,  Henry "Bill" Walker and other former K-State stars when "Purple & Black" takes the court at Koch Arena Friday night at 6:00 p.m.