K-State Outlasts Oklahoma State in OT

MANHATTAN, Kan.– Kansas State recorded its 150th Big 12 win in program history and surpassed its win total from a season ago on Wednesday night in dramatic fashion, holding off Oklahoma State in overtime, 52-51, at Bramlage Coliseum.


The Basics
• Score: Kansas State 52, Oklahoma State 51
• Records: Kansas State (12-7, 2-6 Big 12), Oklahoma State (12-7, 2-6 Big 12)
• Quick Hitter: K-State ended a four-game losing streak, as Haley Texada drained a free throw with 4.8 seconds remaining. A final three-point attempt by Oklahoma State connected at the buzzer, but an official video review ruled the shot was released after the clock expired.
• Leaders: K-State saw three players score in double figures, led by Ashia Woods’ second career double-double with 18 points, 11 rebounds, five assists and four steals. Breanna Lewis added 12 points and five blocks and Texada finished with 10 points. Oklahoma State was led by Lakota Beatty with 14 points.

First Half
• K-State struggled to score early in the frame, going without a made field goal for the first 6:28 of the half. The Wildcats quickly recovered with an 8-0 run to capture an 8-6 lead with 12:20 to play.
• Kansas State was able to build an 18-13 lead after Breanna Lewis converted a layup on a loose ball situation with 4:18 to play.
• The Wildcats held off the Cowgirls for the remainder of the half to hold a 22-20 lead at the break.
• K-State was paced by Ashia Woods with seven points, three rebounds, two assists and two steals.
• The Wildcats shot .258 (8-of-31) from the field in the opening half. K-State held Oklahoma State to .375 (9-of-24) from the floor and forced 10 Cowgirl turnovers.

Second Half
• K-State went on a 7-0 run to push their lead to nine by the 13:36 mark. This would be the largest lead in the game for either team.
• Oklahoma State answered with a 14-3 run to take a two point lead with seven minutes left in the game.
• Woods continued to lead the Cats with eight points and six rebounds, two steals, and two assists.
• The Cats held a rebounding advantage of 20-13 after getting outrebounded 24-16 in the first half.

Overtime
• Woods and Lewis gave K-State a quick four-point lead, 50-46, to begin the extra session.
• After Woods made one of two free throws, Oklahoma State responded with a layup and 3-pointer to tie the game at 51-51 with 2:01 remaining.
• Texada drove to the basket and drew a foul with 4.8 seconds left and made the second of two free throws to put K-State in front, 52-51.
• Beatty picked up a loose ball for the Cowgirls with under a second left and banked in a three-pointer in front of the Oklahoma State bench. The officials reviewed the attempt and ruled that the ball was still in Beatty’s hand as the clock expired to give K-State the win.

Game Totals
• The Wildcats shot .300 from the field connecting on 18-of-60 shots and went 14-of-29 from the charity stripe. Oklahoma State was 22-of-58 from the floor (.379).
• K-State outscored Oklahoma State 32-22 in the paint and 12-6 in second chance points.
• With 6 blocks on Wednesday, K-State reached 103 blocks for the season. This is the first time since the 2008-09 season and the ninth time in program history, K-State has blocked 100 or more shots in a season.
• K-State pocketed 12 steals against the Cowgirls. This was the 13th time this season K-State has registered 10 or more steals in a game.

Noteworthy
• Wednesday night’s game was the 63rd meeting between K-State and Oklahoma State. K-State leads the series 32-31.
• K-State is now 24-23 all-time in overtime games and 1-0 this season. The win ended a four-game losing streak in overtime games for the Wildcats and was the first win in overtime since Jan. 23, 2013 against Oklahoma State.
• K-State’s starting lineup of guards: Haley Texada, Kindred Wesemann and Shaelyn Martin and forwards: Breanna Lewis and Ashia Woods is 8-1 this season. Wednesday night marked the first appearance of this lineup since Dec. 14, 2014 against Oral Roberts.
• K-State has now made a 3 in 260 consecutive games dating to Feb. 7, 2007.
• Since the 2001-02 season, K-State is 235-34 (.874) when leading at the half including a 10-1 record this season.
• Since the 2011-12 season, K-State is 45-23 (.662) when three or more players reach double figures in points including a 6-1 record this season.
• Woods finished with her second career double-double. She carded her 26th career game in double figures, including her eighth this season. With her 4 steals, Woods now has 35 career games with two or more steals including 10 this season. Woods made and attempted a career-high 7-of-16 from the free throw line. Her 16 free throw attempts are tied for the ninth most for a single-game in school history and the most since Brittany Chambers attempted 17 free throws at Iowa State on Feb. 9, 2013.
• Lewis tallied five blocks on Wednesday night. She now has 66 blocks for the season and is fourth in school history for blocks in a single season. Her career total stands at 110 and ranks fourth in school history. She has 16 career games with 10 or more points and nine career games with two or more steals.
• Texada reached double figures in points for the third straight game and the fourth time in the last five games. She has 36 career games in double figures.
• Martin grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds. This is the eighth time this season she has pulled down five or more rebounds in a game.

Coming up Next
• K-State travels to Lubbock, Texas, this weekend to face Texas Tech on Saturday at 3 p.m. The game will be available on the K-State Sports Network and for free at kstatesports.com/allaccess.