Kansas State Postgame Notes

Nov. 12, 2011

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Kansas State Women’s Basketball Postgame Notes
Bramlage Coliseum • Manhattan, Kan.
(rv/--) Kansas State 54 (1-0, 0-0), Dartmouth 20 (0-1, 0-0)

• Saturday night’s regular season game between Kansas State and Dartmouth was the second meeting in the history of the series… The Wildcats played the Big Green during the regular season on Dec. 29, 2010, winning the game 78-59 in Hanover, N.H. … The series is now 2-0 in favor of K-State… The Wildcats create a 1-0 record against the Big Green in Manhattan… Head coach Deb Patterson, the all-time women’s basketball wins leader at K-State, maintains a career record of 301-175 (.632)… In its 43 years of women’s basketball, K-State is 804-478 (.627).

• The score was never tied during the contest … There was also never a lead change during the game … K-State scored 28 points off of turnovers, as well as 26 points in the paint … K-State’s bench added 26 points … Dartmouth was held without a field goal the last 1:57 of the game, while K-State was held without a field goal the last 3:11 of the game.

• The Wildcats now hold a 242-89 (.730) record in Bramlage Coliseum … Attendance on Saturday night was 2,889… 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 first time this lineup has been used this season in regular season … This lineup was not used during the 2010-2011 season… Childs made her 61st career start … Chambers made her 57th career start and has started 55 straight dating back to Dec. 2, 2009 … White made her 34th career start and started every game last season … Brown made her 23rd career start … Dickey made her first appearance in the starting lineup during the regular season.

• K-State held Dartmouth to 0-of-15 from beyond the arc … The Wildcats also held St. John’s and Oklahoma to this standard last season … The last time K-State defeated an opponent by more than 30 points was against Kansas, 72-39 on Jan. 10, 2009 … The last time the Wildcats allowed fewer than 40 points was against Nebraska, 64-37 on Jan. 22, 2011 … The last time the team shot under 35% from the field was .302 against Purdue on March 20, 2011 … The last time K-State held an opponent to shooting under 35% from the field was .327 vs. Colorado on Feb. 16, 2011.

• The Wildcats were 4-of-23 from beyond the arc on Saturday night … K-State has hit at least one 3-pointer in 142 consecutive games.

• Kansas State held a 33-10 halftime lead over the Big Green on Saturday… Last season, Kansas State was 17-2 (.895) when leading at the half… The Wildcats shot 33.3 percent from the field… The team grabbed 58 rebounds and committed 28 turnovers.

• Chambers finished the night with 1 point and 4 rebounds… She shot 0-of-4 from 3-point range … During last season, she shot 0% in two games.

• Childs carded 4 points and 10 rebounds… She pulled down the most rebounds since playing Oklahoma State Jan. 9, 2011.
    
• Freshmen Haley Texada and Ashia Woods combined for 13 points … The duo scored four and nine points, respectively… Texada pulled down five rebounds … Woods pulled down seven rebounds … Texada also dished 3 assists throughout the contest.

• Senior Tasha Dickey, the first player from the state of Utah in the 44-year history of women’s basketball at K-State scored 20 points shooting 7-of-14 from the field … She pulled down five rebounds … Dickey shot 1-of-5 from 3-point range … Dickey scored the most points in a K-State debut since Laurie Koehn (27 vs. Georgia Tech on November 16, 2001).