Postgame Notes

Nov. 24, 2010

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4/4 Kansas State (4-1) 68 - 1/1 Duke (5-0) 82
Sprint Center - Kansas City, Mo.
Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Miscellaneous Notes
•    Today's game was the 9th time the Wildcats have played in Sprint Center... K-State is now 6-3 (.667) in games played at the Sprint Center... The Wildcats will play at least four games in the building this season with the CBE Classic again Tuesday, the Hy-Vee Wildcat Classic on Dec. 21 and the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship in March.
•    Tuesday's contest was the 17th time K-State has faced the No. 1 team in the nation... The Wildcats are now 3-17 in those contests with all three of the victories coming in the last nine such meetings, all since 1990... today also was the first meeting between K-State and Duke and... K-State is now 9-9 against teams from the Atlantic Coast Conference.
•    The Wildcats' starting lineup Tuesday afternoon consisted of senior guard Jacob Pullen, sophomore guard Nick Russell, sophomore guard Rodney McGruder, sophomore forward Wally Judge and junior forward Freddy Asprilla... this was the fifth time K-State has used this lineup this season.
•    O'Reilly Auto Parts CBE Classic All-Tournament Team:  Jimmy Butler (Marquette), Steven Gray (Gonzaga), Jamar Samuels (K-State), Mason Plumlee (Duke), Sonic MVP Kyrie Irving (Duke).

Team  Notes
•    K-State scored 30+ points off the bench for the third straight game... The Wildcat non-starters contributed 45 points tonight led by Curtis Kelly's 19... 28 of the bench points came in the first half alone.
•    The Wildcats turned the ball over 21 times resulting in 25 points for Duke... It is one turnover shy of the most turnovers by K-State this season.

Individual Notes
•    Curtis Martin scored a season-high 19 points in tonight's contest... Kelly pulled down 6 rebounds for the Wildcats as well.
•    Jamar Samules posted a season-high in points with 12... he also added 6 rebounds.
•    Martavious Irving scored 11 points on the night for a new career-high... he shot 5-of-8 on the night hitting his only 3-point attempt.