K-State Visits (17/19) Oklahoma on Sunday
JAN 10, 1:00 PM
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MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State will look to shake off its three-game losing streak on Sunday, as the Wildcats face (17/19) Oklahoma in Norman at 1 p.m.
• K-State dropped its third straight game, 72-53, against West Virginia on Wednesday.
• K-State had three players score in double figures, led by sophomore guard/forward Shaelyn Martin reached double figures for the first time this season, scoring a career-high 14 points while also pulling in six rebounds, handing out six assists and pocketing four steals. Martin leads K-State in rebounding (7.4 rpg), assists (4.4 apg) and is second in steals (1.8 spg).
• Junior center Breanna Lewis recorded K-State’s second double-double of the season and her first in 2015-16 with 10 points and 10 rebounds while blocking a pair of shots. Lewis leads K-State this season with 16.7 points on a .575 field goal percentage and is second with 7.1 rebounds per game.
• Junior guard Kindred Wesemann finished with 13 points and four assists against the Mountaineers. This season, the guard from Pleasant Hill, Missouri, is averaging 14.4 points and is shooting .455 from three-point range and is second in the nation in free throw percentage at .935. In the last six games, Wesemann is averaging 16.3 points and is shooting .500 from 3-point range.
• Sunday afternoon’s game can be seen live on the Sooner Sports Network. The game can also be heard live on the K-State Sports Network and for free at kstatesports.com.
Number to Know
• #KStateWBB is one of two teams in the league with two players with 100 or more total rebounds this season.
• Sophomore guard/forward Shaelyn Martin and junior center Breanna Lewis have 104 and 100 rebounds, respectively.
• This is the second straight season that each has pulled in 100 or more rebounds.
• Lewis needs 37 rebounds in the remainder of the season to move into a tie for 30th on the K-State career rebounds list.
At a Glance: Oklahoma
• Oklahoma (11-3, 2-1 Big 12) defeated TCU in Fort Worth on Wednesday night, 78-65. The Sooners have alternated between wins and losses over the last five games.
• Oklahoma is guided on the sideline by 20th year head coach Sherri Coale. The 1987 graduate of Oklahoma Christian owns a record of 431-209 (.673) during her time in Norman.
• The Sooners feature two players averaging double figures led by redshirt senior Kaylon Williams and redshirt junior Peyton Little.
• Williams is averaging a team-high 14.6 points per game and 9.3 rebounds. In league action she has tallied 16.7 points and 9.3 rebounds. At TCU, the forward tallied 18 points and 10 rebounds.
• Little is averaging 12.8 points and is third on the team for assists with 2.7 per game. Against the Horned Frogs, Little carded 15 points and five steals.
Wildcats on the Road
• K-State has a 253-269 (.485) record in road games during the program’s 48-year history.
• Since the 2000-01 season, K-State owns an 93-89 (.511) mark in road contests.
• The Wildcats secured two road non-conference wins this season, which is the first time since the 2012-13 season that K-State has won two or more true road games in its non-conference schedule.
• K-State notched a 10-5 (.667) record on the road in 2008-09 to break the previous school record of nine (1982-83 and 2001-02).
• In his career in games played on the road, head coach Jeff Mittie is 129-147 (.467).
Wesemann Dials up her Own Number
• Junior guard Kindred Wesemann is on a career-high pace this season.
• For the season, Wesemann is averaging 14.4 points and 3.7 assists. She is shooting 45.0 percent from the field including 45.5 percent from beyond the arc. She has an active streak of six straight games in double figures, which is the second time this season she has scored in double figures in five straight games.
• Wesemann has already achieved her second straight season with 200 or more points and 50 or more assists.
• She ranks 10th in the Big 12 in scoring, second in the Big 12 in 3-point field goals made per game (2.9) and is third in 3-point field goal percentage. She ranks 20th in the nation in 3-point field goal percentage.
• She registered a career-high effort with 28 points against South Dakota on Nov. 19. Wesemann has four career games and two this season with 20 or more points.
• Against Sam Houston State on Dec. 19, Wesemann was 5-of-7 from beyond the arc. She has 11 career games with four or more connections from the 3-point line, including five this season and a career best of eight against Texas last season. The eight made 3-point field goals were the most in a Big 12 game last season and the most in a conference game in school history.
• For her career, Wesemann has drained 129 three-point field goals and needs six made 3-pointers to tie for 12th in school history. Her 3-point field goal percentage (chart at right) is .338 which has received a significant boost from this season’s effort of .455.
Wesemann from the Charity Stripe
• Kindred Wesemann has been virtually automatic from the free throw line this season.
• Wesemann is 43-of-46 (.935) from the foul line this season and leads the Big 12 and is second in the nation in free throw percentage. She had a season-high streak of 20 consecutive free throws made.
• Against South Dakota on Nov. 19, Wesemann was 12-of-12 from the foul line. This marked a career-high for free throws made and attempted and was the fourth time in program history that a player was perfect on 12 or more free throw attempts.
• For her career, she is shooting .818 (117-of-143) from the foul line and needs seven more attempts to qualify for the K-State career free throw percentage list.
Lewis in the Lane
• 2015-16 Preseason All-Big 12 Honorable Mention selection Breanna Lewis has opened the season with averages of 16.7 points, on a .575 field goal percentage, 7.1 rebounds and 2.5 blocks. She ranks fifth in the Big 12 in scoring, seventh in field goal percentage and ninth in rebounding. She is one of 11 players in a Power 5 Conference to lead her team in scoring and blocks and the only player in the Big 12.
• She has scored in double figures in five or more straight games twice this season, including a current streak of eight straight games. She has reached double figures in 13 games this season.
• In her career, Lewis has reached double figures in points 37 times including seven games with 20 or more points. She has also pulled in five or more rebounds 47 times.
• Lewis achieved her career-high of 30 points on 14-of-19 shooting against Western Illinois on Dec. 21. She also registered seven rebounds and three blocks against the Leathernecks.
• Lewis was the 22nd player and the 47th time in program history to score 30 or more points in a game. She is the first player since Nicole Ohlde on Dec. 14, 2003 to record 30 or more points, five or more rebound and three or more blocks in a game.
• Last season, Lewis was named an All-Big 12 Second Team selection as she led the team with a career-high 11.5 points (380 points) and four double-doubles last season. She scored in double figures in a team-leading 19 games and led the Wildcats in scoring a team-high 11 times.
• Lewis was the first player in program history with 300 or more points, 200 or more rebounds, 90 or more blocks and 50 or more steals in a season.
Martin is K-State’s Swiss Army Knife
• Sophomore guard/forward Shaelyn Martin has put up a multi-faceted stat line this season. The product of Salina, Kansas, is averaging 4.8 points, 7.4 rebounds, 4.4 assists, 0.5 blocks and 1.8 steals. She leads the team in rebounds and assists and is second in steals.
• Martin appears among the Big 12 league leaders in assists (4th), rebounds (8th), steals (9th) and defensive rebounds per game (7th; 5.3 drpg).
• She is the only player in the Big 12 with 100 or more rebounds and 60 or more assists this season. She is the only player in the Big 12 to lead her team in both rebounds and assists.
• Martin recorded her fifth career double figure scoring effort and first this season with a career-high 14 points against West Virginia on Jan. 6.
• Over a three-game stretch from Nov. 25 to Dec. 7, Martin pulled in 10 or more rebounds in three straight games and was the first Wildcat to pull in 10 or more rebounds in three straight games since Brittany Chambers in the 2012-13 season.
• She has 29 career games with five or more rebounds, including four games with 10 or more boards.
• For her career, Martin has 27 games with two or more steals, including a career-high five against UT-Arlington and at Texas Tech last season.
Page is the Road Warrior
• Sophomore Kaylee Page has been one of K-State’s best players away from Bramlage Coliseum this season.
• In the four road games, Page is averaging 13.5 points highlighted by a 13-of-28 effort from beyond the arc and has pulled in 4.8 rebounds and dished out 2.0 assists.
• Of her five double figure scoring efforts this season, three have come in road games, including her career-high of 21 at Tulsa to open the season.