The Wildcats’ starting line-up included sophomore guard Jacob Pullen, junior guard Denis Clemente, sophomore forward Dominique Sutton, senior forward Darren Kent and junior forward Luis Coln... The Wildcats have used this line-up in 24 of their 29 games this season... K-State now has a 17-7 record with this line-up... Pullen has the longest active games played streak, seeing time in all 62 games in his career... He also has the longest active starting streak, along with Coln, at 29 consecutive games.
With the victory on Saturday evening, the squad became the first team to win 20 or more games in three consecutive years since it was done in the 1979-80, 1980-81, and 1981-82 seasons.
Sophomore Jacob Pullen led four Wildcats in scoring double figures on Saturday evening with 18 points... It marks the 18th time this season that Pullen has scored in double figures... Junior guard Denis Clemente also scored 14 points during the contest, marking the team-best 19th time this season he has scored in double figures... The Wildcats are now 12-1 when both Pullen and Clemente score in double figures... Pullen and Clemente both dished out five assists during the contest.
Buchi Awaji had a notable outing on Saturday evening scoring 10 points and a career-high nine rebounds in the 20 minutes that he saw the floor...
Seven different Wildcat players tallied at least one steal during the contest on Saturday evening.