Postgame Notes

Kansas leads the all-time series, 174-90... The Wildcats have defeated the Jayhawks once in Lawrence since the inception of the Big 12 Conference... K-State fell to 35-61 all-time in conference road openers since the formation of the Missouri Valley Conference, including a 2-11 in Big 12 action.

 

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 9-5 record with this line-up... Pullen has the longest active games played streak, seeing time in 49 straight games (all games in his career)... Pullen also has the longest active starting streak, along with Colon and Kent, at 16 consecutive games.

 

With the loss, Kansas State fell to 360-301 (.545) all-time in the month of January, including wins in 18 of its last 28 games dating back to 2006.

 

The Jayhawks’ 87 points are the most allowed by a K-State opponent this season... It marks the third time the Wildcats have allowed 70 or more points... K-State is now 0-3 in those contests.

 

Kansas State had three players score in double figures led by Jacob Pullen’s 13 points... Pullen has now scored at least 10 points in a team best 11 contests... Luis Colon posted his third game with double-digit points on the season with 12... It broke a streak of three scoreless games in a row... Jamar Samuels posted his 10th double-digit scoring effort of the season with 11.

 

Kansas led 37-26 at half, marking the second straight game Kansas State has trailed at the break... The last time the Wildcats trailed at the half before Saturday’s contest against Oklahoma was the Iowa game on Nov. 29, 2008... It also marked the fourth time this season the team has trailed at halftime... The 24 points are the second fewest in a first half since one short of the low 23 scored against Kentucky on Nov. 28, 2008... The 13-point deficit was the largest of the season since trailing by 14 against Kentucky.

 

The Wildcats shot 39.1 percent from the field compared to 58.3 for the Jayhawks... It was only the second time this season an opponent has shot more than 50 percent against K-State.