This evening’s matchup between
Creighton started the game by scoring the game’s first 10 points and led by as many as 11 at 13-2, the Wildcats’ largest deficit of the season... The previous was eight points at Northwestern... The 11-point deficit in tonight’s victory was the largest overcome since 14 at
The Wildcats held a 26-22 advantage at the half on 10-of-23 shooting (43.5-percent) while also connecting on 4-of-9 three pointers in the first 20 minutes... On the flipside, Creighton was 9-of-25 shooting in the first half... The Bluejays hit five of their first eight shots, but were held to just 4-of-17 shooting (23.5-percent) the rest of the frame... The Wildcats have now hit at least one three-pointer in 50 consecutive games dating back to February 7, 2007.
Ashley Sweat led the Wildcats with 20 points on 6-of-13 shooting, including an 8-for-9 mark from the free-throw line... Of Sweat’s 20 points, 16 came in the second half... She had just four points and hit just one of her five shots in the first half... Sweat now has seven games of reaching double figures in points this season and 49 for her career... She also moved into 36th all-time in K-State history with 866 points, passing Missy Decker, who had 861 from 1994-97.
Marlies Gipson added 14 points and recorded a team-high six rebounds to go along with five blocks... Her five blocked shots tied a season-high she originally set last Friday against
The attendance at Bramlage Coliseum for this evening’s contest was 2,681.