Postgame Notes

The Wildcats’ starting lineup Wednesday night consisted of sophomore Ashley Sweat, junior Shalee Lehning, senior Kimberly Dietz, sophomore Kari Kincaid and junior Marlies Gipson... Lehning started her 89th consecutive game and Kincaid her 16th, while Dietz made her 85th career start (61st consecutive), Gipson her 76th and Sweat’s 57th... It marked the 12th-consecutive contest that the lineup was used this season and 12th overall... The lineup is now 14-3 with the win.

 

The attendance at Bramlage Coliseum for the contest was 4,260.

 

Kansas State leads the all-time series with Nebraska 43-29... The Wildcats already beat the Cornhuskers in Lincoln this season, winning 77-75 on Jan. 30th... The Wildcats are 11-2 in Bramlage this season... Kansas State is a perfect 4-0 this year when being televised by FSN Midwest.

 

The Wildcats led the Cornhuskers 37-30 at the break... Kansas State’s largest lead of the first half was 10 with just under two minutes left, while Nebraska owned a lead of four at one point... The Wildcats shot 15-for-33 (45.5 percent) from the field in the first half, and the Cornhuskers went 12-for-23 (52.2 percent)... Kansas State scored 15 points off turnovers compared to Nebraska’s one... The first frame of action featured four ties and seven lead changes.

 

Kansas State is now 17-2 this season when leading at halftime and 19-1 when leading with five minutes to play.

 

Dietz scored 19 points on the night to move into 13th place all-time in school history with 1,286, passing Cassandra Jones (1982-1986) and her 1,271 points... Dietz has now scored in double-figures in 23 of 27 games this season... She has reached 15 or more points 13 times this season and has led the Wildcats in scoring 13 times this season as well... By hitting two three-pointers, Dietz has 223 for her career and is now just one three-point make shy of moving into the top 10 on the Big 12 career three-point makes list.

 

Sweat posted 12 points in the contest... The Wildcats are 14-4 this season when Sweat reaches double-figures... Sweat blocked a career-high four shots in the game, eclipsing her previous high of three at FIU on Dec. 30, 2006.

 

Lehning dished out 12 assists in the game, matching a career high... This marks the fourth time this season that Lehning has had at least 10 assists... The junior point guard also had 11 points on the night.

 

Gipson scored 10 points in the contest, making it her 20th game this season scoring in double-figures... She also recorded one block to move into a tie for seventh place in the Big 12’s career block leaders at 159 for her career.

 

Kansas State had four players, Sweat, Gipson, Lehning and Dietz score in double-figures... Coincidentally, the last time the Wildcats had four in double-figures was in a 77-75 win at Nebraska on Jan. 30, 2008.

 

Kansas State now moves to 1-2 on the season when allowing its opponent to shoot at least 50 percent from the field... The Wildcats had 23 points off 20 Nebraska turnovers, while the Cornhuskers scored just 11 points off 12 Kansas State turnovers... There were seven lead changes and five ties in the contest... Kansas State recorded nine steals to Nebraska’s four and blocked eight shots to Nebraska’s four.