K-State Ice Cold in Loss to TCU

FORT WORTH, Texas – Kansas State suffered through a cold shooting performance and a hot perimeter effort from TCU on Saturday, as the Horned Frogs defeated the Wildcats on Saturday, 67-47.

The Basics
• Score: TCU 67, Kansas State 47
• Records: Kansas State (16-12, 6-11 Big 12), TCU (17-11, 9-8 Big 12)
• Quick Hitter: A white hot effort from beyond the arc by TCU sent K-State to its 11th league loss.
• Leaders: K-State was led by Kindred Wesemann with nine points, while Woods added seven points and five rebounds and Breanna Lewis chipped in with six points and nine rebounds. TCU was paced by Zahna Medley with 18 points.

First Half
• TCU dashed out to a 9-0 run to secure a 14-4 lead with 14:07 to play. Medley was responsible for 11 of the 14 Horned Frog points, including three 3-pointers.
• The Horned Frogs expanded their lead to as many as 15, as Medley connected on a fourth 3-point field goal and had 16 points in the opening stanza.
• TCU held a 30-16 lead at the half, as the Wildcats were 2 of their final 12 from the field and held scoreless for the final 3:26 of the frame.
• K-State shot .280 (7-of-25) from the field including a 1-of-12 (.083) effort from beyond the 3-point line, while TCU tallied a .529 (9-of-17) field goal percentage and a 6-of-8 (.750) performance from deep.

Second Half
• A 10-0 run midway through the second half helped TCU increase an 18-point lead to 28 following an AJ Alix three.
• TCU continued its hot shooting into the second half, shooting .560 (14-of-25) for the frame).
• The Wildcats struggled from the field in the stanza, shooting .333 (9-of-27).
    
Game Totals
• K-State finished the game shooting .308 (16-of-52) from the floor, while TCU carded a .548 (23-of-42).
• The Wildcats tallied a 22-14 edge in points in the paint.
• Both teams pulled in 27 rebounds.

Noteworthy
• Saturday’s game was the seventh meeting between K-State and TCU. The Horned Frogs lead the series, 4-3.
• K-State’s starting lineup of guards: Haley Texada, Kindred Wesemann and Shaelyn Martin and forwards: Breanna Lewis and Ashia Woods is 12-6 this season.
• K-State has now made a 3 in 269 consecutive games dating to Feb. 7, 2007.
• Wesemann knocked down three three-point field goals and has 23 career games with two or more connections from deep.
• Lewis tallied nine rebounds and has 29 career games with five or more rebounds. She finished without a blocked shot for the first time this season.
• Woods pocketed three steals on Saturday. She has 188 steals for her career and ranks ninth in school history in the category.

Coming up Next
• K-State returns to Manhattan to end the regular season schedule on Tuesday night, as the Wildcats host West Virginia at 7 p.m. The game will be broadcast on FOX Sports Kansas City and will be available on the K-State Sports Network and for free at kstatesports.com/allaccess.