Feb. 4, 2012
Bramlage Coliseum • Manhattan, Kan.
(rv/rv) Kansas State 41 (15-7, 6-3), (1/1) Baylor 70 (23-0, 10-0)
• Saturday night’s conference game between Kansas State and Baylor was the 26th meeting in the history of the series… The Wildcats played the Bears last during the regular season on Jan. 21 in Waco, Texas … The Bears won the meeting 76-41 … The series is now 17-9 in favor of Baylor … The Wildcats hold a 4-4 record against the Bears in Manhattan… Head Coach Deb Patterson, the all-time women’s basketball wins leader at K-State, holds a career record of 315-182 (.635) … In its 44 years of women’s basketball, K-State is 818-485 (.628) … Coach Patterson is now 7-16 in games played against Baylor … The Bears have won 12 straight in the series.
• The score was tied once during the game … The lead also changed two times during the contest … K-State scored 11 points off of turnovers, as well as eight points in the paint … K-State’s bench added six points … This was the second time the Cats have lost by a margin of 20+ points this season … The only other time came from Baylor earlier in the season … The Wildcats largest lead was by six with 8:27 left in the first half … K-State was held scoreless from 16:29 to 8:40 in the second half; a 6:49 drought … The drought was ended by a Mariah White 3-poier.
• The Wildcats now hold a 248-91 record in Bramlage Coliseum … Attendance on Saturday night was 12,528… K-State finished last year’s NCAA standings ranked as 24th in the nation in average attendance … This game was the first time that Bramlage has been filled to capacity for a women’s basketball game since renovations added ‘Loge Box’ seating at the tops of Sections 16-23 … The game’s attendance ranks number eight of Bramlage Coliseum games … Of all games played by the program, it ranks 15th … This is the first time in school history that a double-header has also been a double sell-out … Today’s combined attendance between the men’s and women’s games was 25,056.
• 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 22nd time this lineup has been used this season … This lineup was not used during the 2010-2011 season… Childs made her 85th career start … Chambers made her 82nd career start and has started 80 straight dating back to Dec. 2, 2009 … White made her 55th career start and started every game last season … Brown made her 44th career start … Dickey made her 22nd 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 15-7 when using this lineup.
• The Wildcats were 6-of-21 from beyond the arc on Saturday night … K-State has hit at least one 3-pointer in 162 consecutive games … K-State held Baylor to shooting 1-of-7 from 3-point range.
• K-State trailed 33-24 at the half on Saturday. … This season, Kansas State is 2-5 when trailing at the half… The Wildcats shot 26.4 percent from the field… The team grabbed 24 rebounds and committed 12 turnovers.
• Chambers finished the night with 10 points and 4 rebounds… She shot 2-of-8 from 3-point range … She was held scoreless during the second half … This was her 66th career game scoring in double-figures … She has now surpassed the 1,250 point mark for her career.
• Childs notched four points and two rebounds… She shot 2-of-10 from the field … She distributed the ball for two assists.
• Brown scored two points and grabbed three rebounds… She dished one assist and shot 1-of-5 from the field.
• Dickey scored nine points, shooting 3-of-10 from the field and 1-of-5 from three-point range … She pulled down one rebound.
• White had 10 points; shooting 4-of-6 from the field and 2-of-2 from three-point range … She pulled down a team-high of five rebounds during the contest.