Post Game Notes

Oklahoma now leads the all-time series, 102-89... The Wildcats still lead 54-34 in games played in Manhattan... The Sooners broke a two-game losing streak in the series and earned their first win in Manhattan since a 69-68 win on Feb. 19, 2005... K-State fell to 49-46 all-time in conference openers since the formation of the Missouri Valley Conference, including a 32-17 mark when opening league play at home... The Wildcats fell to 5-8 in league openers since the inception of the Big 12, including a 3-2 mark in home games.

 

The Wildcats’ starting lineup was sophomore guard Jacob Pullen, junior guard Denis Clemente, sophomore forward Dominique Sutton, senior forward Darren Kent and junior forward Luis Coln... K-State has posted a 9-3 record with this line-up... Pullen has the longest active games played streak, seeing time in 47 straight games (all games in his career)... Pullen also has the longest active starting streak, along with Colon and Kent, at 14 consecutive games.

 

With the loss, Kansas State fell to 360-300 (.545) all-time in the month of January, including wins in 18 of its last 28 games dating back to 2006... The loss also ended the Wildcats’ streak of 14 consecutive wins in January, including 10 straight wins at home... The last loss in January came at home to Texas Tech, 62-52, on Jan. 8, 2007.

 

Kansas State also saw their 11-game winning streak at home end... The team’s last loss at home came to No. 5 Texas, 74-65, on Feb. 25, 2008.

 

Kansas State scored a season-low 53 points on a season-low 32.7 percent shooting... It is the fewest points scored since scoring just 52 against Texas Tech on Jan. 8, 2007... It was also the lowest of the Frank Martin era.

 

Kansas State had two players score in double figures led by Denis Clemente’s 18 points... It marked the eighth time Clemente has scored in double figures in his Big 12 debut... Fred Brown added 12 points for his seventh double-digit scoring game of the season.

 

Kansas State held Oklahoma to a season-low 61 points on 41.4 percent shooting... It was the fewest points allowed in a Big 12 loss since a 57-42 loss to Nebraska on Jan. 11, 2006.

 

Kansas State tied a season-high with 20 turnovers against Oklahoma... The previous high was 20 against both Cleveland State on Nov. 22, 2008 and Oregon on Dec. 7, 2008... The Sooners converted xx points off those miscues.

 

Oklahoma led 29-26 at half, marking the first time Kansas State has trailed at the break since the Iowa game on Nov. 29, 2008... It also marked the third time this season the team has trailed at halftime... The 26 points are the fewest in a first half since the team scored 23 against Kentucky on Nov. 28, 2008... The Wildcats shot 45 percent from the field compared to just 36.7 percent for the Sooners, but turned it over 15 times... Denis Clemente led all players with 11 first half points on 4-of-7 shooting... Blake Griffin led all scorers with 15 points on 7-of-12 shooting.