Postgame Notes

This was the 260th meeting between Kansas State and Kansas... K-State falls to 90-170 in the all-time series, including a 35-78 mark in Lawrence.  

Kansas State’s 17-7 record is the best after 24 games since head coach Lon Kruger’s 1987-88 Elite Eight squad also produced a 17-7 mark.

The Wildcats’ starting lineup tonight consisted of: junior guard Clent Stewart, senior guard Lance Harris, senior guard Akeem Wright, junior forward David Hoskins, freshman center Jason Bennett... It is the second time this season that the Wildcats have used this lineup, going 0-2 in those games... It is the first time in the last eight games that K-State has not used the starting lineup of Stewart, Harris, Wright, Hoskins and freshman center Louis Colon... It is the 46th-straight start of Hoskins’ career... Harris has now appeared in 86 straight games... After coming off the bench at the 15:45 mark of the first half, Cartier Martin has now appeared in 93 consecutive games.

With a 26-point performance, senior Jermaine Maybank set a new season- and career-high... His previous high was nine at North Dakota State (12/8)... He had 14 points in the first half and surpassed his season and career marks with a dunk at the 6:18 mark of the first half... Maybank’s career high coming into the season was five points against Hofstra (11/29/05) while he was at St. John’s... Maybank also collected a career-high 33 minutes of action.

With a pair of free throws at the 16:03 mark in the second half, Martin has now scored in 61 consecutive games... With the 11 points, Martin now has 1,315 career points and surpassed Ed Nealy (1,304) for eighth in school history... He is now 12 points away from reaching Mitch Richmond (1,327) for seventh and 49 away from Chuckie Williams (1,364) for sixth... The last time he was held scoreless in a game was Feb. 5, 2005 against Colorado... Martin finished the game with 11 points all coming in the second half for his 65th career double-figure scoring game.

At 10:51 of the first half, David Hoskins hit the first 3-point field goal of the night for the Wildcats... K-State has now hit at least one shot beyond the arc in 305-consecutive games.

With a missed free-throw at the 12:16 mark of the second half, Cartier Martin broke a string of five-consecutive games of shooting 100% from the line... He was 7-of-8 from the free-throw line tonight... It was the first time he had missed a free throw since going 6-of-7 against Baylor (1/17)... He is now 79-of-98 (80.6%) from the line this season, including a 40-of-43 (93.0%) mark during conference play.

With three blocks against the Jayhawks, Jason Bennett took sole possession of sixth place on the single-season blocks list with 48... With seven regular season games and at least one Big 12 Tournament game remaining, he is 11 blocks shy of tying the single-season blocks record... The record is held by Gerald Eaker with 59 during the 1995-96 season... He is also one block away from tying for 10th on the career blocks list at Kansas State.

After going 3-of-6 from the free throw line tonight, David Hoskins is now 99-of-123 (80.5%) over an 18-game stretch.

Kansas State continues to excel from the free throw line of late, as the Wildcats have connected on 77.1 percent (162-of-210) from the charity stripe in the last eight games... The team has been particularly effective in the last five minutes from the stripe, knocking down 80.0 percent (67-of-74).