Postgame Notes

Kansas State is now 2-0 in the series with Tennessee Tech... The first meeting and last meeting between the teams was Dec. 27, 1985 in Portland, Ore.; the Wildcats won 89-61... K-State head coach Bob Huggins is now 7-2 all-time against the Golden Eagles, including a 4-1 mark in home contests.

 

Kansas State is now 203-80 (.717) in Bramlage Coliseum since its opening in the 1988 season... The Wildcats are now 831-321 (.721) all-time in home games.

 

The output of 101 points by the Wildcats is a new season-high... The previous high was 70 against William & Mary... The last time the Wildcats scored 100 or more points was Dec. 11, 2002 against Texas-Pan American (102-68).

 

The 57 second-half points for the Wildcats were a season-high for a half... The previous high was 44 in the first half tonight... Entering the night, the previous high for a half was 36 in the second half against William & Mary on Nov. 11... K-State also set a season-high for field goal percentage in a half (57.7%; 15-of-26) and 3-point percentage (55.6 percent; 5-of-9).

 

K-State was 32-of-43 (74.4 percent) from the free throw line on Saturday night... It is a new season-high for free throws made and attempted... The last time K-State made 30 free throws was Nov. 18, 2005 against Georgia Southern (30-of-38; 78.9%).  

 

The Wildcats’ starting lineup Saturday night was: junior guard Blake Young, senior guard Lance Harris, junior forward David Hoskins, senior forward Cartier Martin and freshman center Jason Bennett... It is the first time this season this group has started a game this season... It is the 58th straight start for Martin and the 61st of his career; he has also appeared in 73 consecutive games... It is the 24th start of Harris’ and Hoskins’ careers... Harris has now appeared in 66 straight games... It was the first career collegiate start for Bennett.

 

The paid attendance for Saturday night’s contest was 12,806... The actual attendance in Bramlage Coliseum was 7,634... This brings K-State’s season attendance total for its two home games to 26,146 for and average of 13,073 in paid attendance.

 

The Wildcats played all 16 players on the roster, including walk-ons James Franklin and Brady Johnson... Johnson scored one point during his minute of action.

Martin scored a game- and career-high 28 points on 10-of-19 shooting from the field, including 3-of-7 from the 3-point arc... Entering the contest he was averaging just 5.5 points... It is the 16th time in his career he has scored 20 or more points... It is also the 16th time he has knocked down three or more 3-point attempts in a game.

 

Young was 6-of-10 from the field, including 4-of-6 from 3-point range for a new career-high of 24 points... He was also 8-of-10 from the charity stripe, a new career-high... His previous high with the Wildcats was 11 against William & Mary... The last time K-State had two or more players reach 20 points in a game was Jan. 28, 2006 at Colorado when Martin and Harris tallied 24 and 23.

 

Hoskins scored his 27 points on 8-of-14 shooting from the field and 10-of-13 (76.9 percent) from the free throw line... It is the most free throws he has converted since making 10-of-12 against Oklahoma State on Feb. 4, 2006.

 

Jermaine Maybank surpassed his career-high in points, rebounds and minutes played on Saturday night with 8, 6 and 22, respectively... His previous high for points was five while at St. John’s against Hofstra on Nov. 29, 2005... His previous career-high for boards was four, also as a member of the Red Storm against Maryland-Eastern Shore on Nov. 19, 2005... His previous high in minutes played was 16 while at St John’s against Seton Hall on Feb. 21, 2006.