The Wildcats’ starting lineup Saturday afternoon was senior guard Clent Stewart, senior guard Blake Young, junior forward Andre Gilbert, freshman forward Bill Walker and freshman forward Michael Beasley... Beasley and Young are the only two Wildcats to start in every game this season... It marks the seventh-straight contest that the Wildcats have used this starting five... With the win,
The attendance at Bramlage Coliseum was 12,528... It’s the fourth time this season that
Beasley scored 33 points and grabbed 15 rebounds in just 22 minutes, moving him into sole possession of second-place all-time in Wildcat history with 16 double-doubles... The freshman now has seven 30-point games, tying Bob Boozer (1958-59) and Norris Coleman (1985-86) for the single-season school record... His 15 boards are his highest total in conference play.
The win marks the 15th game this season in which the Wildcats have scored at least 75 points... The last time
The Wildcats’ stellar defensive effort made it three straight conference games in which they’ve surrendered less than 60 points... It marked the first time since January 1983 that the Wildcats accomplished the feat.
Coincidentally, the 25-point win is the largest margin of victory for the Wildcats in conference play since they beat Iowa State 90-59 on Feb. 11, 2004, in Bramlage Coliseum... Kansas State is 9-0 this season when scoring at least 80 points.
Darren Kent set a career-high in points scored with 11... Kent was 4-for-5 from the field, including a perfect 3-for-3 from three-point range, to break his previous high by four points.
Kansas State has an 11-game winning streak in the month of January, including nine in Big 12 play... The Wildcats’ 4-0 conference start is the school’s best since starting 5-0 in the Big 8 during the 1987-88 season.
The Wildcats led their opponents in field-goal percentage for the fifth-straight game... Kansas State produced 29 bench points compared to 14 for Iowa State... The Wildcats’ biggest lead of the night was 33... Iowa State never led.