Postgame Notes

Kansas State has now won four straight games against Emporia State...The Wildcats’ improved to 11-8 all-time against the Hornets, including 9-4 at home.

 

Kansas State posted their third consecutive home win to move to 3-0 for the season... Wednesday’s win marks the sixth straight season that the Wildcats have started 3-0 ...The Wildcats moved to 233-85 (.744) all-time in Bramlage Coliseum... The attendance in Bramlage Coliseum on Wednesday night was 8,083.

 

The Wildcats’ starting lineup Wednesday night was sophomore guard Jacob Pullen, junior guard Denis Clemente, sophomore forward Dominique Sutton, senior forward Darren Kent and junior forward Luis Coln... Kansas State has used the same starting lineup all three games this season.

 

The Wildcats went on a 17-4 run in the first half in a 2:53 span... During that run, sophomore guard Fred Brown went 3-for-3 from three-point range... The Cats forced four steals during the run, including two from Dominique Sutton.

 

The Wildcats out-rebounded the Hornets, 40-36, in the contest after trailing by three rebounds at the end of the first half... It is the eighth straight game the Wildcats have either outrebounded or tied their opponent.

 

Fred Brown and Dominique Sutton led the Wildcats and all scorers with 14 points each... The two combined to go 11-for-19 shooting and six rebounds.

 

The Wildcats defeated the Hornets by 22 points, and led by as many as 26 in the second half, giving them their third straight win of 20 points or more.

 

Dominique Sutton put on another solid performance for the Wildcats as he scored a career-high 14 points on 6-of-11 shooting... Sutton has now scored in double figures all three games this season, matching his career total from last season... He joins Jamar Samuels as the only Wildcats this season to score double figures in all three games ... Sutton played in 30 minutes of Wednesday night’s contest.

 

Sophomore Fred Brown scored in double figures for the second straight game, scoring 14 points on 5-of-8 shooting... He was perfect 3-for-3 from three point range... In the last two games, Brown has shot 7-for-9 from the three point line.

 

Ron Anderson recorded the first double-double of his career on Wednesday, scoring 10 points and pulling down 10 rebounds... The sophomore shot 4-for-9 from the field and grabbed five offensive and five defensive rebounds on the night...

 

Both Jacob Pullen and Denis Clemente did not score in the first half, but combined to tally 18 points in the second frame... Pullen scored nine points on 3-of-17 shooting, including a 1-for-7 mark from the three point line... Clemente scored nine points on 4-of-8 shooting and hit the only three pointer he attempted.

 

Four Wildcats scored in double figures for the third consecutive time on Wednesday night... The last time that Kansas State had three consecutive games with four players with double digits was last season against Kansas on January 30th, Missouri on February 2nd, and Nebraska on February 6.