Postgame Notes

Kansas State is now 53-40 all-time against Kansas, including a 25-13 mark in Manhattan... The last time these teams met was Mar. 7, 2006 in Dallas at the opening round of the Big 12 tournament; the Wildcats were victorious that night, 72-52... Coach Deb Patterson is now 15-9 all-time against the Jayhawks.

 

With the win, the Wildcats captured their 12th-straight victory over their in-state rival... The last time Kansas won was on Jan. 27, 2001 when they outscored K-State 65-62 in Manhattan.

 

K-State led the Jayhawks 36-29 at the half... Dating back to Mar. 2, 2006, the Wildcats are 18-0 when leading at halftime... The last K-State loss after leading at the half came against No. 9 Oklahoma on Feb. 21, 2006... K-State is 14-0 this season when ahead at the half.

 

Wednesday night’s attendance of 6,597 is the largest crowd of the season at Bramlage... The total overtook the previous-high of 5,594 against Texas A&M on Jan. 6... The Wildcats have played in front of 44,270 fans at home for an average of 4,427 per game.

 

The Wildcats’ starting lineup Wednesday night consisted of: senior guard Claire Coggins, junior guard Kimberly Dietz, sophomore guard Shalee Lehning, sophomore forward Danielle Zanotti and freshman forward Ashley Sweat... This is the first time this season K-State has used this starting lineup... It is Coggins’ 28th-straight start and the 81st of her career... Dietz has started 43 games in her Wildcat career, including all 19 games this season... Lehning has now started 47 consecutive games, dating back to a 77-66 victory over Louisiana Tech on Dec. 6 of last year... Zanotti made her 14th start of the season, while Sweat made her sixth career start.

 

The Wildcats are now 15-2 this season when three or more players score in double figures in the game... Lehning tallied 17 points, while Dietz had 14 and Coggins added 12.

 

Lehning led the Wildcats with 17 points including 9 of 11 shooting from the line... This is the second-straight game that Lehning has led K-State in scoring... Both Lehning and Coggins scored a team-leading 20 points at Baylor on Jan. 20.

 

Wednesday night’s game was the third K-State game televised either regionally or nationally this season... The Wildcats are now 2-1 when appearing on TV in 2007... Their last televised outing was a 70-79 loss at Baylor on Jan. 20.

 

K-State shot 42.9 percent from the field in the first half (15-35)... The Wildcats have now shot over 40% in the opening period in eight of their 10 homes games this season.

 

The three-pointer by Coggins at the 12:25 mark of the first half extended the Wildcats’ streak of consecutive games with a three-point field goal to 106... The last time K-State was held without a 3-point field goal was Dec. 30, 2003 by Southeast Missouri State.