Kansas State vs. No. 24 Kansas
January 9, 2010 • Bramlage Coliseum • Manhattan, Kan.
Kansas State 59 (9-6, 1-0 Big 12), Kansas 35 (10-4, 0-1 Big 12)
- Saturday afternoon's matchup between Kansas State and Kansas was the 99th...The series is now 58-41 in favor of K-State... K-State has won the last five consecutive meetings in a row as well as 17 of the last 18 matchups...K-State won its ninth straight Big 12 home opener with the win on Saturday... Head coach Deb Patterson, the all-time women's basketball wins leader at K-State, now owns a career record of 274-152 (.642).
- The K-State win over the 24th ranked Jayhawks marked the first win over a ranked opponent for the Wildcats since defeating No. 15/16 Texas 66-50 on March 4, 2009... Today also marks the first time K-State has held an opponent to fewer than 40 points since holding Kansas to 39 last season in the Big 12 opener.
- A season-high 5,799 fans cheered on the Wildcats on Saturday afternoon... On the season, 30,890 fans have filed into Bramlage Coliseum, for an average of 3,432 fans per game...Last season, K-State averaged 4,624 fans in 14 home games.
- The Wildcats' starting lineup consisted of: senior forward Ashley Sweat, freshman guard Taelor Karr, freshman guard Brittany Chambers, sophomore forward Jalana Childs and senior guard Kari Kincaid...This is the ninth time this season this lineup has been used by K-State... Sweat made her 99th career start... Kincaid started her 69th consecutive game.
- K-State ended the first half up 24-22 on Saturday afternoon...Kansas did not convert on its first field goal of the game until the 13:12 mark in the first half... Sweat and Childs combined for 20 of the 24 points scored in the first half by the Wildcats... K-State held the Jayhawks to just 33 percent shooting(10-for-30) in the half...The 'Cats are now 185-27 when leading at the half (.873).
- The Wildcats opened the second half with a 28-3 scoring run in the first thirteen minutes of the second half to extend their lead to 27...Kansas did not convert on its first field goal of the second half until the 6:32 mark, which ended a 14:38 span without scoring a field goal, going back to the 1:10 mark in the first half... K-State held the Jayhawks to just 26.4 percent shooting on the contest.
- K-State has now hit at least one 3-pointer in 90 consecutive games... The Cats were 4-of-12 (.250) from beyond-the-arc.
- Sweat finished the game with 24 points to lead all scorers...With a converted free throw at the 10:53 mark, Sweat moved past Tammie Romstad into seventh place on the all-time K-State scoring list...It was the 11th time this season Sweat has led the Wildcats in scoring... Sweat extended her consecutive games scoring streak to 114 games, the second longest consecutive scoring streak in school history... Nicole Ohlde is first on the list, scoring in 126 consecutive games for the 'Cats... With her 24 points Saturday afternoon, Sweat moved past Diana Miller for fourth place on the K-State career games scored list with 114... She reached double figures for the sixth consecutive game and the 13th game this season...With nine free throws made today, Sweat moved past Brit Jacobson into second place K-State's career free throws made list... Sweat is 44-of-49 from the charity stripe in the last 10 games...Sweat also recorded three assists and five rebounds on the afternoon.
- Sophomore forward Jalana Childs finished with a career high 15 points, beating her previous career high of 14... Childs has finished with 14 twice in her career, the last time coming this season against Indiana State on December 14... She also recorded six rebounds and one assist in the contest.
- Freshman guard Taelor Karr was the only other Wildcat to score in double figures, finishing with 10 points... It was the sixth time this season that Karr has scored in double digits, including the last three consecutive games... She also recorded seven rebounds and one assist on the afternoon.
- Freshman guard Brittany Chambers led the team in rebounds with eight boards in the contest... This marks the second time this season that Chambers has led the team in rebounds... She pulled down nine boards to lead the team in the category against UTSA on December 21 at the Las Vegas Duel in the Desert.