Postgame Notes

Jan. 25, 2012

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Bramlage Coliseum • Manhattan, Kan.
(rv/rv) Kansas State 57 (13-6, 4-3), Iowa State 66 (11-7, 2-5)

• Wednesday night’s conference game between Kansas State and Iowa State was the 76th meeting in the history of the series… The Wildcats played the Cyclones last during the quarterfinal round of the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship last season … The Wildcats won that meeting 56-53 on Mar. 9, 2011 in Kansas City … The series is now 46-30 in favor of K-State… The Wildcats hold a 24-11 record against the Cyclones in Manhattan… Head Coach Deb Patterson, the all-time women’s basketball wins leader at K-State, holds a career record of 313-181 (.635) … In its 44 years of women’s basketball, K-State is 816-484 (.628) … Coach Patterson is now 14-20 in games played against Iowa State.

• The score was tied four times during the game … The lead also changed seven times during the contest … K-State scored six points off of turnovers, as well as 20 points in the paint … K-State’s bench added six points… This was the first time the Cats have lost by a margin of nine points this season.

• K-State held Iowa State to shooting 6-of-14 from beyond the arc …  This was K-State’s third straight loss… The Wildcats have not had a 3-game losing streak since the 2010-2011 season.

• The Wildcats now hold a 248-91 record in Bramlage Coliseum … Attendance on Wednesday night was 3,175… 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 19th time this lineup has been used this season … This lineup was not used during the 2010-2011 season… Childs made her 82nd career start … Chambers made her 79th career start and has started 77 straight dating back to Dec. 2, 2009 … White made her 52nd career start and started every game last season … Brown made her 41st career start … Dickey made her 19th 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 13-6 when using this lineup.

• This was the eighth time during the season that K-State scored its first points by a jump shot…The jumper in the paint came from Childs with 19:43 to play in the first half.
• The Wildcats were 6-of-22 from beyond the arc on Wednesday night … K-State has hit at least one 3-pointer in 159 consecutive games.

• K-State led 36-27 at the half on Wednesday. … This season, Kansas State is 10-1 when leading at the half… The Wildcats shot 40.0 percent from the field… The team grabbed 25 rebounds and committed 13 turnovers.

• Chambers finished the night with 6 points and 8 rebounds… She shot 0-of-2 from 3-point range … She was held without a3-pointer for the first time in 16 contests …  Chambers did not score in the first half …  She made her first basket in the paint with 10:16 left in the game.

• Childs notched 22 points and five rebounds… She shot 11-of-19 from the field … This was her 10th career game with 20+ points and the sixth this season … She swatted two balls for blocks.
• Brown scored eight points and dished three assists… She also had two blocks.

• Dickey scored eight points, shooting 2-of-10 from the field and 2-of-10 from three-point range … She pulled down five rebounds. Her last 3-point field goal made was at KU…She shot 0-14 from beyond the arc before making a trey with 11:39 remaining in the first half.

• White had seven points, shooting 2-of-8 from the field and 2-of-4 from three-point range … She shot 1-of-2 from the line … She pulled down two rebounds during the contest… She had one block in the game.