Feb. 26, 2011
Kansas State (20-9, 8-6 Big 12) 80 - 20/21 Missouri (22-7, 8-6 Big 12) 70
Bramlage Coliseum - Manhattan, Kan.
Saturday, February 26, 2011
Today's game was the 365th men's game for K-State in Bramlage Coliseum... The Wildcats are now 273-92 (.748) all-time in games played in Bramlage Coliseum.
The Wildcats are now 117-116 against the Tigers, including 11-5 in the Big 12 era... The Wildcats are now 13-18 against Missouri in Big 12 play... K-State is 62-43 at home in the series.
The starting lineup for today's contest consisted of freshman guard Shane Southwell, sophomore guard Rodney McGruder, senior guard Jacob Pullen, junior forward Jamar Samuels and senior forward Curtis Kelly... This is the 12th time this season this starting lineup has been used with an 8-4 record.
The Wildcats opened the game with a 10-0 run over a span of nearly a minute and a half... K-State also had an 11-3 run after Jacob Pullen picked up his fourth foul with 7:16 remaining in the contest.
K-State is now 11-0 this season when scoring 80+ points... That record includes four conference games... In the Frank Martin era the Wildcats are 57-2 when scoring 80+.
K-State scored 38 points in the paint... It marks the second highest point total in the paint during conference play, since they defeated Texas Tech with 41 points in the paint.
The Wildcats scored 29 points off of the bench from four Wildcat players... Will Spradling led all K-State reserves with 9 points.
K-State out-rebounded Missouri 39 to 24... The Wildcats are now 18-4 on the season and 77-19 during the Frank Martin era when out-rebounding their opponent.
Senior Jacob Pullen scored his 2,000th career point at the 17:54 mark in the first half... He posted his 100th double-digit scoring game with his 15-point first half, tying Rolando Blackman (1977-81) for the most in school history... He finished with 24 points and was a perfect 4-for-4 from 3-point range.
Senior Curtis Kelly posted 15 points on the afternoon... It is the most he has scored in a Big 12 Conference game since the Nebraska game on Feb. 2nd where he totaled 16 points... The senior grabbed 6 rebounds and recorded 2 blocked shots.
Jordan Henriquez-Roberts led the Wildcats with a season-high 9 rebounds... The sophomore put in 6 points and also totaled 2 blocked shots.