The paid attendance at Bramlage Coliseum was 12,325... The actual attendance for the contest was 5,274.
The Wildcats’ starting lineup Sunday afternoon was senior guard Clent Stewart, senior guard Blake Young, sophomore guard Chris Merriewether, freshman forward Bill Walker and freshman forward Michael Beasley... It marked the first time that this starting five was used... It was the first career start for Merriewether... It was the 74th career start for Clent Stewart and his first on the season.
Stewart reached double-figures in the first half with 10 points... The senior guard finished with 11 points on 4-for-8 shooting... Stewart’s previous season-high for points was 10 against
Beasley finished the contest with 19 points and 11 rebounds... He has had a double-double in every game this season for the Wildcats... This game marks the second time all season that Beasley did not lead K-State in scoring (Rider).
Seven of the nine Wildcats that played in the game scored... Four of them, Walker, Beasley, Stewart and Jacob Pullen, reached double figures.
The game featured 14 ties and 14 lead changes...