Postgame Notes

The Wildcats’ starting lineup Saturday night consisted of sophomore Ashley Sweat, junior Shalee Lehning, senior Kimberly Dietz, sophomore Kari Kincaid and junior Marlies Gipson... It marked the seventh-consecutive contest that the lineup was used this season and seventh overall... With the win, the lineup is a perfect 7-0 all-time.

 

The attendance at Bramlage Coliseum for the contest was 5,813... It was the most since 6,597 people came out to watch the Wildcats take on the Kansas Jayhawks in Bramlage on Jan. 24, 2007.

 

Kansas State now trails the all-time series with Colorado 31-29... Colorado did have a two game winning streak in the series before losing the contest... The Wildcats extended their home winning streak to 11 games... The win gives the Wildcats as many conference wins as they had all of last season.

 

Dietz was honored before the game for becoming just the 33rd player in Wildcat women’s basketball history to record 1,000 points.

 

Kansas State led by four points at halftime... The Wildcats shot 33 percent (3-for-9) from three-point range in the half compared to just 9.1 percent (1-for-11), the lowest percentage Kansas State has given up this year to an opponent in the first half, for the Buffaloes... The Buffaloes out-rebounded the Wildcats 23 to 14 in the first period... Kansas State had nine fast break points compared to zero for Colorado before the break.

 

With the victory, Kansas State improved to 4-0 in conference play this season... The last time the Wildcats were off to a 4-0 start against Big 12 competition was the 2003-2004 season when the squad went 14-2 during conference play.

 

Kansas State has now defeated the last three ranked teams it has played dating back to Jan. 9’s game at Texas A&M... The last time the Wildcats have defeated three straight ranked foes in one season dates back to 2003-2004.

 

Dietz posted 18 points on the evening, her most since scoring 20 at Texas A&M on Jan. 9... The senior guard was 6-for-13 from the field and 3-for-7 from long range, tying her season-high in made three-point shots... She has now reached double-figures in her last five games and in 14 of 17 games played this year.

 

Lehning scored 11 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for the evening, making it back-to-back games in double-figure boards... The Wildcats are now 6-2 when the junior records a double-double... Kansas State is 37-18 all-time when Lehning pulls in at least six rebounds... They are a perfect 6-0 this year when Lehning totals at least 10 rebounds.

 

Four Wildcats scored in double-figures on the night: Sweat, Lehning, Dietz and Gipson... Kansas State is 5-0 this season when at least four Wildcats reach double-figures.

 

Kansas State committed just six turnovers in the contest... Its previous low this season was nine... The Wildcats scored 15 points off turnovers compared to just six points off turnovers for the Buffaloes.

 

Kansas State held the Buffaloes to just 25 percent shooting (4-for-16) on the night... Colorado came into the game ranked fourth in the country and second in the Big 12 in three-point field goals made per game at 8.1.