Postgame Notes

Nov. 21, 2010

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Kansas State Women’s Basketball Postgame Notes
November 21, 2010 • Bramlage Coliseum • Manhattan, Kan.
Kansas State 63 (4-0), Western Illinois 53 (0-4)

• Sunday afternoon’s matchup between Kansas State and Western Illinois was the sixth in the series…The series is now 6-0 in favor of Kansas State… The Wildcats are now 23-5 against teams from the Summit League… Head coach Deb Patterson, the all-time women’s basketball wins leader at K-State, now owns a career record of 283-164 (.633)… The Wildcats have now started a season 4-0 for the first time since the 2008-09 season… This is the 15th time in school history and the fifth time in the Patterson era.

• The Wildcats now hold a 232-87 (.727) record in Bramlage Coliseum, including a 125-22 (.850) mark against non-conference opponents… K-State has now won five straight games against non-conference opponents in Bramlage Coliseum… K-State is now 100-39 (.719) in the month of November.

• Attendance on Sunday afternoon was a season-high 4,440… After four home games, total attendance in Bramlage Coliseum now stands at 13,964 with an average of 3,491.

• The Wildcats’ starting lineup consisted of: sophomore guard Taelor Karr, sophomore guard Brittany Chambers, sophomore guard Mariah White, junior forward Jalana Childs and junior forward Branshea Brown…This is the fourth straight game this lineup has been used… This was the 38th career start for Childs… Karr made her 34th career start… It was the 32nd career start for Chambers… This was the fifth career start for both Brown and White.

• Kansas State held a 31-16 lead at the half… The 15-point halftime margin was K-State’s largest halftime lead of the season… This is the third time this season K-State has held the advantage at the break… The 16 points by the Leathernecks were the fewest points allowed in a half by K-State this season… Since the 1999-00 season, when K-State holds the lead at the half the Wildcats are 192-30 (.865) including a 3-0 mark this season… K-State played all 11 active players in the first half, with nine registering at least one point.

• K-State has now hit at least one 3-pointer in 111 consecutive games... The first connection came from Alina Voronenko with 4:18 to play in the first half… This was Voronenko’s first made 3-point field goal this season and her first since Nov. 14, 2009 against Indiana State… The Wildcats finished the afternoon 4-of-18 (22.2 percent) from beyond the arc.

• Childs recorded a career-high with 18 points on Sunday… She has reached double figures in points in 17 career games, including three games this season… She also hauled in 5 rebounds, which is her third effort this season with five or more rebounds… She also tallied three blocked shots, her first two of the 2010-11 season.

• Chambers finished with 16 points… This is the 26th time Chambers has reached double figures in scoring, including all four games this season… Chambers has hit a 3-point field goal in 32 of a possible 36 career games.

• Karr recorded a season-high 10 points on Sunday afternoon… This was her 18th career game in double figures and her first since March 11, 2010 against Texas Tech in the 2010 Big 12 Championship… She improved her made free throw streak to 14 straight dating back to March 3, 2010 at Colorado… She has started this season 11-of-11 from the foul line… She entered Sunday’s game as one of just nine players in the Big 12 with a perfect percentage from the charity stripe.

Emma Ostermann registered her first career made field goal as a Wildcat, a fast break layup with 11:56 to play in the first half… Also recording her first career point as a Wildcat was freshman Stephanie Wittman on a free throw with 6:59 to play in the first half.