Postgame Notes

Feb. 9, 2011

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Texas 69 (16-7, 5-4), Kansas State 59 (16-6, 6-3)
Bramlage Coliseum • Manhattan, Kan.

• Wednesday night’s game between Kansas State and Texas was the 21st in the history of the series… The series is now 12-9 in favor of Texas… Head coach Deb Patterson, the all-time women’s basketball wins leader at K-State, now owns a career record of 295-170 (.634)… In its 43 years of women’s basketball, K-State is 798-473 (.628)… The Wildcats need two wins to become the 12th team in NCAA Division I history to record 800 wins… In Big 12 action, K-State owns a 125-108 (.536) record… K-State is now 188-139 (.575) in the month of February.

• The Wildcats now hold a 238-88 (.730) record in Bramlage Coliseum, including an 11-1 mark this season… Attendance on Wednesday night was 3,254… After 12 home games, total attendance in Bramlage Coliseum now stands at 47,709 with an average of 3,976… K-State entered the night ranked 20th in the nation in average attendance.

• The Wildcats’ starting lineup consisted of: sophomore guard Brittany Chambers, sophomore guard Mariah White, sophomore guard Taelor Karr, junior forward Jalana Childs and junior forward Alina Voronenko…This is the first time this lineup has been used this season and is the fifth lineup combination for the Wildcats this season… This was the 54th career start for Childs… It was the 50th career start for Chambers and she has started 48 straight dating back to Dec. 2, 2009… Karr made her 48th career start… White made her 23rd career start and has started every game this season… This was the first career start for Voronenko… This season K-State is the only team in the Big 12 to not start a senior in any of its games.

• K-State has now hit at least one 3-pointer in 129 consecutive games… The Wildcats were 5-of-20 from beyond the arc on Wednesday night… In five home Big 12 games, K-State has made 36 three-point field goals for an average of 7.2 per game.

• Texas led at the half, 38-31, which was the largest halftime deficit for the Wildcats in Big 12 action this season… This was the first time in Big 12 home games this season and the first since Nov. 30, 2010 against South Dakota State that K-State has trailed at the half… The 38 points scored by the Longhorns are the most allowed by the Wildcats in the first half this season and the most in an opening stanza since Nebraska scored 38 on March 6, 2010.
 
• Childs carded 17 points and 5 rebounds… She has scored in 41 straight games… This was her 29th career game in double figures for points, her 14th this season and fourth straight… With her point total from Wednesday, Childs became the second Wildcat this season (Brittany Chambers) to reach the 600-point plateau for her career.

• Karr recorded 11 points on 5-of-11 shooting… This was her 29th career game in double figures and her 12th this season… She has now made a 3-point field goal in 39 career games.

• Chambers finished with 14 points, 2 rebounds and 3 steals… She has now scored in 53 straight games… Chambers was 2-of-6 from beyond the arc… She ranks 10th in school history for career 3-point field goals made with 122… With her 2 connections from beyond the arc on Wednesday, Chambers moved into a tie for fifth for 3-point field goals made by a sophomore with 57…  She has now made a 3-point field goal in 49 career games… Her 3 steals on Wednesday tied her career-high, which she has achieved six times… She has 15 career games with two or more steals.

Kelsey Hill chipped in with 6 points off the bench for the Wildcats… She has now scored in a career-high six straight games… In the last six games, she has scored 37 points which are more than she scored in her freshman and sophomore campaigns combined (34).