This evening’s matchup between
The Wildcats improved to 6-7 all-time in Big 12 openers, but have won its conference-opening game each of the last two seasons... The 33-point victory against the Jayhawks was the largest margin of victory in a conference-opening game since a 95-59 win against
K-State held a 39-21 advantage at halftime... The Wildcats shot 51.5-percent (17-of-33) in the first half, the seventh time the Wildcats shot 50-percent or better in a half... K-State committed just two turnovers in the first half as opposed to 11 for the Jayhawks... The Wildcats have now led at halftime in 13 of their 14 games this season... Since the 1999-2000 season, K-State is 170-21 (.890) when leading at the break.
K-State finished the game shooting 50.8-percent from the field (30-for-59)... It was the third time this season the Wildcats shot 50-percent or better and the first time they did so in a conference game since shooting at a 50.9-percent clip at
Ashley Sweat paced the Wildcats with 18 points on 8-of-15 shooting... It was the 10th time this season she led the Wildcats in scoring, which is tops on the team... She also added four rebounds.
Shalee Lehning recorded her eighth game with at least 10 assists this season, including doing so in each of the last two contests... The senior tallied 10 against the Jayhawks, extending her school career record to 700... Lehning collected her fourth double-double of the season as she finished the game with 14 points on 6-of-10 shooting... Her 14 points moved her into 33rd place all-time at
Marlies Gipson, who entered this evening’s matchup with a Big 12 best 3.8 blocks per game, recorded five blocks against
The attendance at Bramlage Coliseum for this evening’s contest was a season high 7,128 ... The previous season best was 4,851 last Saturday against