Postgame Notes

  • Kansas State moved to 3-0 all-time against Cleveland State, with two of the three wins coming at home... The Wildcats moved to 12-1 on the season, marking the first time since the 1958-59 season the Wildcats started a season 12-1... The win improved K-State's winning streak to nine games, the longest since winning the first nine games of the 1997-98 season... The Wildcats have now won 33 of their last 34 games at Bramlage Coliseum in the month of December dating back to the 2002-03 season... The stretch includes 21 consecutive home wins since December 30, 2004... Kansas State moved to 253-88 (.741) all-time in Bramlage Coliseum... The paid attendance was a sold out 12,528.
  • The Wildcats' starting lineup Tuesday night consisted of junior guard Jacob Pullen, senior guard Denis Clemente, junior forward Dominique Sutton, junior forward Curtis Kelly and senior forward Luis Colon... It marked the first time this season the team used this starting combination... Pullen has now started in 47 straight games for the Wildcats, while he extended his streak as the team's leader in most consecutive games played to 80.
  • K-State led the Vikings at the half, 40-19, marking the ninth consecutive contest the Wildcats have led after the first period... The Wildcats are 12-0 this season when leading at the half... Tonight's game also marked the sixth time this season K-State has scored at least 40 points in the first half, including the last four games... The Wildcats forced Cleveland State into 12 turnovers in the first frame and converted 19 points off those turnovers... Pullen led all scorers with 11 points at the break.
  • Five Wildcats scored in double figures on Tuesday night... It marked the second consecutive game that K-State has had five players score double digits in a contest.
  • K-State's 30 points off turnovers marked the seventh time this year the Wildcats have scored at least 20 points off of turnovers, including the fourth-straight game they have reached that mark... The Wildcats forced 20 turnovers on the night.
  • K-State posted its 10th 80-point game in 13 opportunities to start the season, which continues a school record.
  • Jacob Pullen led the Wildcats on Tuesday night with 18 points, marking the 20th time in his career he has led the team in scoring, including the last six games... The Wildcats moved to 16-4 all-time when Pullen leads the team in scoring... He has converted on at least two 3-pointers in each of the last 11 games... Over the past four contests, Pullen has converted on 20-of-33 shots from behind the arc.
  • Pullen moved into fourth place all-time in three-point attempts with 442, while he moved into ninth place on the all-time assists list with 260... Following tonight's performance, he is now 16th on the all-time scoring list with 1,049 career points.
  • Kelly added 14 points and finished with five rebounds, while shooting 4-for-5 from the field and 9-for12 from the free-throw line... He has now scored in double figures seven times this season... Clemente and Sutton both added 13 points in the Wildcat victory.
  • Senior forward Luis Colon pulled down 12 rebounds, which tied a career high... As a team, K-State tallied 50 rebounds, which is a new season-high.