Postgame Notes

Jan. 17, 2012

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Bramlage Coliseum • Manhattan, Kan.
(23/22) Kansas State 57 (13-4, 4-1), (rv/--) Oklahoma 65 (11-5, 3-2)

• Tuesday night’s conference game between Kansas State and Oklahoma was the 52nd meeting in the history of the series… The Wildcats played the Sooners last during the regular season on Jan. 12, 2011, losing the game 52-45 in Norman, Okla. … The series is now 28-24 in favor of Oklahoma …. The Wildcats hold a 12-12 record against the Sooners in Manhattan… Head Coach Deb Patterson, the all-time women’s basketball wins leader at K-State, holds a career record of 311-179 (.634) … In its 44 years of women’s basketball, K-State is 814-482 (.628).

• The score was tied twice during the game … The lead changed 5 times during the contest … K-State scored 26 points off of turnovers, as well as 28 points in the paint … K-State’s bench added no points … Oklahoma was held without a field goal the last 4:10 of the game, while K-State was held without a field goal the last 2:49 of the game.

• Oklahoma shot 7-of-13 from beyond the arc … Oklahoma’s Aaryn Ellenberg broke a Bramlage Coliseum record of 9 steals … The previous record was 7 by Kiki Moore from Washington State on Nov. 20, 2009.

• The Wildcats now hold a 248-90 record in Bramlage Coliseum … Attendance on Tuesday night was 3,439 …  K-State finished last year’s NCAA standings ranked as 24th in the nation in average attendance.

• The Wildcats’ starting lineup consisted of:  senior guard Tasha Dickey, senior forward Jalana Childs, senior forward Branshea Brown, junior guard Brittany Chambers and junior guard Mariah White…This is the 17th time this lineup has been used this season … This lineup was not used during the 2010-2011 season… Childs made her 80th career start … Chambers made her 77th career start and has started 75 straight dating back to Dec. 2, 2009 … White made her 50th career start and started every game last season … Brown made her 39th career start … Dickey made her 17th appearance in the starting lineup during her inaugural season as a Wildcat; she started 21 games at Arizona before coming to K-State …  The team is now 13-4 when using this lineup.

• This was the seventh time during the season that K-State scored its first points by a jump shot…The jumper in the paint came from Childs with 19:23 to play in the first half.

• The Wildcats were 3-of-22 from beyond the arc on Tuesday night … K-State has hit at least one 3-pointer in 157 consecutive games.

• K-State was down 25-33 at the half on Tuesday. … This season, Kansas State is 2-4 when trailing at the half and 0-1 in Big 12 play … The Wildcats shot 36.2 percent from the field… The team grabbed 38 rebounds and committed 18 turnovers.

• Childs scored 16 points on the night, with her 1000th career point coming at 18:33 left in the second half with a free-throw … She had 8 rebounds and shot 6-of-10 from the free-throw line.

• Dickey shot 8-of-20 from the field and ended with 18 points … She grabbed 7 rebounds.

• Chambers finished the night with 10 points and 5 rebounds… She shot 2-of-9 from 3-point range … She has scored in 80 consecutive games; the only one she did not score in was her career debut … She has also scored a 3-pointer in 15 straight contests.

• White finished with 5 points and shot 2-of-7 from the field … She dished out 9 assists, the most for a Wildcat since shehad 11 against Texas A&M on Saturday.