Postgame Notes

Jan. 19, 2011

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January 19, 2011 • Bramlage Coliseum • Manhattan, Kan.
Kansas State 66 (12-5, 2-2), Missouri 63 (9-9, 1-3)

• Wednesday night’s game between Kansas State and Missouri was the 78th in the history of the series… The series is now 43-35 in favor of K-State… Head coach Deb Patterson, the all-time women’s basketball wins leader at K-State, now owns a career record of 291-169 (.633)… In its 43 years of women’s basketball, K-State is 794-472 (.627)… The Wildcats need six wins to become the 14th team in NCAA Division I history to record 800 wins.

• The Wildcats now hold a 237-87 (.731) record in Bramlage Coliseum, including a 9-0 mark this season… K-State is now 212-140 (.602) in the month of January, which includes a 69-45 (.605) record by head coach Deb Patterson in the first month.

• Attendance on Wednesday night was 3,080… After nine home games, total attendance in Bramlage Coliseum now stands at 34,607 with an average of 3,845.

• The Wildcats’ starting lineup consisted of: sophomore guard Brittany Chambers, sophomore guard Mariah White, sophomore guard Taelor Karr, junior forward Jalana Childs and freshman forward Chantay Caron…This is the first time this lineup has been used this season… This was the 49th career start for Childs… It was the 45th career start for Chambers… Karr made her 44th career start and her first since Dec. 30 against Vermont… White made her 17th career start… This was the sixth career start for Caron.

• K-State has now hit at least one 3-pointer in 125 consecutive games… Alina Voronenko connected on K-State first 3-pointer with 3:41 to play in the first half… K-State finished the game 3-of-19 from beyond the arc.

• Kansas State held a 31-28 halftime lead over the Tigers on Wednesday… Since the 1999-00 season, Kansas State is 199-32 (.861) when leading at the half including a 10-2 mark this season… The 31 first half points by the Wildcats were the most since Jan. 9, 2011 against Oklahoma State (35).
 
• Childs finished with a career-high 21 points and 3 rebounds… This was her first career game with 20+ points and joins Brittany Chambers as the other Wildcat to score 20+ points this season… Her 21 points were the second-most by a Wildcat this season… She has now scored in 36 straight games, dating back to Jan. 2, 2010…  She reached double figures in scoring for the 36th time in her career and the 10th time this season, including six of her last seven games… Childs was a career-high 7-of-8 from the foul line and is now 17-of-22 from the charity stripe in the last four games…

• Chambers recorded 2 points, 10 rebounds and 2 steals… She has now scored in 48 straight games, dating back to Nov. 16, 2009.

Alina Voronenko carded 7 points off the bench for K-State… Voronenko has now scored in a career-high four consecutive games, which have all come in Big 12 action.

Branshea Brown tallied 11 points for the Wildcats on 3-of-4 shooting and a perfect 5-of-5 from the free-throw line… Brown pulled down 7 rebounds to help K-State out-rebound Missouri 37-25.

• With three players scoring in double digits – Childs (21), Brown (11) and Karr (10) – it marks the ninth time this season the Wildcats have accomplished the feat… K-State is 7-2 in those contests.