Postgame Notes

The Wildcats’ starting lineup Sunday afternoon consisted of junior Shalee Lehning, senior Kimberly Dietz, junior Danielle Zanotti, junior Marlies Gipson and sophomore Ashley Sweat... This is the ninth time in as many games that the Wildcats have used this starting lineup... Lehning has now started 71 consecutive games dating back to the 2005-06 season... Dietz made the 67th start of her career, 43rd consecutive.

 

With the win, Kansas State moves to 2-0 in the all-time series with Texas State... The Wildcats won the first meeting between the two schools with a 67-53 win in Houston, Texas, on Feb. 26, 1972... The Wildcats also improved to 11-4 all-time against teams from the Southland Conference... K-State now holds a five-game win streak over teams from the conference.

 

With the win, Kansas State increased its home non-conference winning streak to 20... The Wildcats are 109-19 all-time against non-conference opponents in Bramlage Coliseum, including a 71-9 record under head coach Deb Patterson.

 

Every player on the Wildcats saw action Sunday afternoon... This marks the fourth time this season that every player has participated in a contest... K-State is now 4-0 when every player on the team gets in the game.

 

K-State held a 43-22 advantage at the half... With 43 points at the half, it marks the fifth game that Patterson’s squad has scored 40 or more points before intermission... The first half featured action from all 12 members of the Wildcat squad... Kimberly Dietz led all scorers at the half with 13 points... K-State is now 5-1 this season when leading at the half.

 

The Wildcats went on a 23-0 run in the first half to gain a 19-point lead... With 14:04 on the clock, the Wildcats were down 10-6 to the Bobcats, but held Texas State without a single point for 7:01 to gain a 29-10 advantage... The largest lead in the first half was 26 points for the Wildcats with 00:46 remaining.

 

Senior Kimberly Dietz led all Wildcats with 22 points while shooting 8-of-14 from the field and 3-of-7 from three-point land... The total marks a season high for Dietz as she tallied 16 on three occasions this season... She tied a season high of three three-point field goals made, which moves Dietz to a tie for fifth with Missy Decker in career three-pointers made with 176... With seven three-point attempts, she is now fourth all-time with 537 career attempts.

 

Junior Marlies Gipson and sophomore Ashley Sweat each added double-figure scoring... Gipson had a season-high 15 points on 6-of-9 shooting... Sweat put together a 12-point performance with a career-high 8 free throws... Gipson and Sweat have each scored double digits in six of the nine games.

 

Gipson notched a double-double with 15 points and a game-high 10 rebounds... The game marks her second-consecutive double-double and the seventh of her career... Gipson is now tied for 28th in career rebounds with Kim Woodlee (1997-01) with 417 total... Shalee Lehning added 10 boards for the Wildcats, moving her to 20th place all-time in the school record books with 523 career rebounds... It marked the 14th time in her career and the second time this season she has registered double-digit rebounds.

 

The Wildcats finished with 28 team assists, tying the season high against Lipscomb Nov. 30th... Kari Kincaid led all with six, breaking her career high of three... Dietz (4) and Gipson (3) each tied season highs in the category, while Carolyn McCullough added a career-high three.

 

K-State finished with .542 shooting from the field, marking the fourth time this season to fire over .500... The team hit 32-of-59 field goals, while shooting 20-of-25 from the charity stripe... The Cats held the Bobcats to .250 shooting, as Texas State went 18-of-72.

 

Actual attendance for the tonight’s game was 2,000... Paid attendance was 4,242... In five games this season the Wildcats have drawn 15,235 fans into Bramlage Coliseum.