Postgame Notes

Tonight’s matchup was the 133rd all-time meeting between Kansas State and Colorado... K-State improving to 90-43 in the series with the win and has now taken two straight from the Buffaloes... The Wildcats also moved to 51-10 at home vs. CU...  Kansas State has now won its last five homes games, and eight of its last nine overall... Kansas State is now 72-24 at home since the start of the 2001-02 season, including an 11-1 mark this season.

Kansas State’s 18-7 record is the best after 25 games since head coach Lon Kruger’s 1987-88 Elite Eight squad also produced an 18-7 mark... The seven league wins by the Wildcats ties for the most in the Big 12 era.

The Wildcats’ starting lineup tonight consisted of: junior guard Blake Young, senior guard Jermaine Maybank, senior guard Akeem Wright, junior forward David Hoskins, freshman center Luis Colon... It is the first time this season that the Wildcats have used this lineup... It was Maybank’s first career Division I start... It was the first start for Young since the Texas A&M game (1/6) and his 10th start this season... Colon has now started seven of the last eight games... Wright has now started 13-straight games... It was the 47th-straight start of Hoskins’ career... Harris has now appeared in 87 straight games... After coming off the bench at the 15:12 mark of the first half, Cartier Martin has now appeared in 94 consecutive games.

With a three-pointer at the 14:12 mark of the first half, Martin has now scored in 62 consecutive games... The last time he was held scoreless in a game was Feb. 5, 2005 against Colorado... With the 25 points, Martin now has 1,340 career points and surpassed Mitch Richmond (1,327) for seventh in school history... He is now 24 points away from reaching Chuckie Williams (1,364) for sixth... He also recorded his 66th career double-figure scoring game, including nine straight... Martin was the fuel for an 11-3 run to open the second half as he scored 10 of his 25 points during a four-minute span.

With 13 points, Hoskins moved into K-State’s top 50 in career scoring... He currently sits in 49th place with 730 points... It was his 18th-straight game of scoring in double figures... The last time he was held under the 10-point barrier was against Colorado State (12/2/06) when he dropped six.

Kansas State held Colorado to just 59 points, 13.2 points below its season average of 72.2... Colorado’s Richard Roby came in averaging 16 points per game, but was held to just five points on 1-of-9 (11.1%) shooting... Kansas State has now held 21 of its 25 opponents to below 80 points, including 11 of its last 16 under 70 points... The Wildcats also forced 23 Buffalo turnovers and held a 28-0 advantage in points off turnovers... It is the14th time this season K-State has forced 15 or more turnovers, and the fourth time they have forced 20 or more turnovers.

At the 14:12 of the first half, Cartier Martin 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 306-consecutive games.

With one block against the Buffaloes, Jason Bennett now has 49 blocks on the season, tying Manny Dies for second place on K-State’s single-season blocks list... With six regular season games and at least one Big 12 Tournament game remaining, he is 10 blocks shy of tying the single-season blocks record... The record was set by Gerald Eaker with 59 during the 1995-96 season... His one block also ties him for 10th on the career blocks list at Kansas State.

Clent Stewart tied a career high with seven rebounds and Hoskins tied a career-high with six assists.

Tonight’s attendance was 11,758... In 13 home games this season, K-State is averaging 12,134 fans per game.