Postgame Notes

Kansas State is now 2-0 all-time against Savannah State... The Wildcats also defeated the Tigers, 92-51, on Jan. 10, 2004... K-State is now 7-0 all-time against current independent schools.

 

The paid attendance at Bramlage Coliseum was 12,380... The actual attendance at the game was 5,476.

 

The Wildcats’ starting lineup Monday evening was senior guard Clent Stewart, senior guard Blake Young, junior forward Andre Gilbert, freshman forward Bill Walker and freshman forward Michael Beasley... It marked the third-consecutive game this lineup has been used... The Wildcats are now 2-1 with this lineup.

 

Kansas State held Savannah State to just 25 points, a new Bramlage Coliseum record... The previous low was 36 by Coppin State on Dec. 21, 1998 and Chicago State on Jan. 22, 2007... The all-time record for fewest points by an opponent is 14 by Missouri on March 4, 1944... Savannah State’s four points in the second half is also a Bramlage Coliseum record for fewest points by a team in a half... The previous low was 10 by Arkansas-Pine Bluff in the first half on Nov. 29, 2004.

 

Savannah State connected on just 4.3 percent (1-for-23) from the field in the second half... The percentage breaks the NCAA record for lowest field goal percentage in a half in the shot clock era... The previous record was 5.9 percent (1-for-17)... The Tigers didn’t knock down its first field goal until the 5:48 mark.

 

K-State connected on 50.9 percent (28-of-55) of its field goals, the first time the Cats shot over 50 percent in a game since a 53.2 percent (25-for-47) outburst against Oklahoma on March 3, 2007.

 

K-State’s 60-point victory is the second highest in school history... The previous high was 61 in a 115-54 win over Delaware State on Dec. 7, 1991.

 

Kansas State picked up its first victory while wearing the black jerseys... It also marked the first time K-State wore the black uniforms at home... Kansas State was 0-4 prior to Monday’s game in the uniforms, which were introduced prior to last season... K-State wore the black jerseys last year at Colorado State on Dec. 2, against Xavier on Jan. 3, against Kansas in the Big 12 Tournament on March 10 and this year against Notre Dame in New York, N.Y. on Dec. 4.

 

Monday marked the sixth-straight game the Wildcats scored 75 or more points... It is the first time since the 1976-77 season that K-State had six or more consecutive games reaching the 75-point plateau, as that squad did so on seven occasions.

 

The Wildcats have now won five-straight home games, which includes their 87-60 victory over Florida A&M at the Sprint Center in Kansas City... The last time Kansas State lost on its home court was an 80-77 overtime defeat to the hands of Oregon in the Big 12/Pac 10 Hardwood Series on Nov. 29.

 

Kansas State held a 37-21 advantage at the half... The Wildcats shot 50.0 percent  from the field (11-for-22) in the first frame, its highest of the season in a first half... The previous high was 44.0 percent (11-of-25) against Florida A&M... The 22.9 percent field goal percentage by Savannah State ties Wagner for the lowest shooting percentage of any Kansas State opponent in one half of play this season...It was the ninth time this season that the Wildcats led at the half, going 8-1 in those games.

 

Beasley dropped a game-high 25 points and pulled down 10 rebounds against the Tigers... It was his 13th double-double this season, tying him with Cedric Price (1961), Jack Parr (1956) and Ed Nealy (1981) for sixth most in a season... He is now one double-double away from a four-way tie for third... The freshman now has 10 games with 20 or more points and has led the Wildcats in scoring in 10 of the team’s 14 games.

 

Freshman forward Dominique Sutton collected a career-high 12 points on a perfect 5-of-5 shooting...It was the second double-figure game of his young three-game career... He also registered a career-high 16 minutes of action.

 

Freshman guard Fred Brown added 10 points against the Tigers on 3-of-4 shooting, all three field goals coming from three-point range... It was the second-consecutive game Brown scored in double-figures after dropping 25 at Xavier.

 

Kansas State had four players reach double-figures for the fourth time this season.

 

Kansas State out-rebounded Savannah State 51-32... It was the 10th time this season the Wildcats have out-rebounded their opponent and the fourth time this year that K-State grabbed 50 or more boards.