Postgame Notes

Jan. 9, 2011

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January 9, 2011 • Bramlage Coliseum • Manhattan, Kan.
Kansas State 63 (11-3, 1-0), Oklahoma State 45 (12-2, 0-1)

• Sunday afternoon’s game between Kansas State and Oklahoma State was the 55th in the history of the series… The series is now 28-27 in favor of K-State… The Wildcats have now won 10 straight Big 12 home openers and four straight overall league openers… Head coach Deb Patterson, the all-time women’s basketball wins leader at K-State, now owns a career record of 290-165 (.637)… In its 43 years of women’s basketball, K-State is 793-470 (.628)… The Wildcats need seven wins to become the 14th team in NCAA Division I history to record 800 wins.

• The Wildcats now hold a 236-87 (.731) record in Bramlage Coliseum… K-State is now 211-138 (.605) in the month of January, which includes a 68-44 (.607) record by head coach Deb Patterson in the first month.

• Attendance on Sunday afternoon was 9,024… This is the highest attendance in Bramlage Coliseum since March 31, 2006 when K-State hosted the WNIT Final in front of a sell-out crowd of 13,340…  After eight home games, total attendance in Bramlage Coliseum now stands at 31,527 with an average of 3,941.

• The Wildcats’ starting lineup consisted of: sophomore guard Brittany Chambers, sophomore guard Mariah White, junior forward Jalana Childs, junior forward JuliAnne Chisholm and freshman forward Chantay Caron…This is the first time this lineup has been used this season… This was the 46th career start for Childs… It was the 42nd career start for Chambers… White made her 15th career start… This was the third career start for both Caron and Chisholm.

• Kansas State connected on a season-high 12 3-pointers on Sunday… This was the highest number of made 3-point field goals since K-State connected on 12 against Yale on Jan. 2, 2010… K-State has now hit at least one 3-pointer in 121 consecutive games... K-State’s first basket of the afternoon was a 3-point field goal from Brittany Chambers… The Wildcats have started a game with a 3-point field goal three times this season… K-State finished 12-of-24 from beyond the arc.

• Kansas State held a 35-22 advantage on Sunday over the Cowgirls… Since the 1999-00 season, Kansas State is 198-31 (.865) when leading at the half including a 9-1 mark this season… The Wildcats shot .500 from the field, including .571 from the 3-point line (8-of-14)… The eight connections from beyond the arc in the first half tied K-State’s season-high for a game.
• Chambers finished with 16 points and nine rebounds… During this afternoon’s contest, Chambers surpassed the 600-point barrier for her career… This is her third straight game in double figures, 11th this season and the 33rd of her career…  She was 4-of-8 from beyond the arc and has made a 3-pointer in 42 of a possible 46 career games… She has now made two or more 3-point field goals in 31 career games.

• Childs carded 12 points and 11 rebounds… This marks Childs’ first double-double of the season and the second of her career… Her first double-double also came against Oklahoma State on Feb. 15, 2009, with 14 points and a career-high 16 rebounds… This was Childs’ fourth straight game in double figures in points.

• Karr tallied 10 points… She finished 3-of-6 from the 3-point line and has now made at least one 3-point field goal in 33 career games.

Alina Voronenko provided K-State with a boost off the bench with a career-high 16 points in 20 minutes… The Sacramento, Calif., native was 4-of-6 from beyond the arc… Her previous career-high was seven points.