Postgame Notes

Nov. 30, 2010

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November 30, 2010 • Bramlage Coliseum • Manhattan, Kan.
Kansas State 56 (6-0), South Dakota State 51 (3-3)

• Tuesday night’s matchup between Kansas State and South Dakota State was the fourth in the series and the first since 1976…The series is now 4-0 in favor of Kansas State… The Wildcats are now 24-5 against teams from the Summit League, including a 2-0 mark this season… Head coach Deb Patterson, the all-time women’s basketball wins leader at K-State, now owns a career record of 285-164 (.635)… The Wildcats have now started a season 6-0 for the first time since the 2008-09 season and the fifth time in school history, including the second time in the Patterson era.

• The Wildcats now hold a 233-87 (.728) record in Bramlage Coliseum, including a 126-22 (.851) mark against non-conference opponents… K-State has now won six straight games against non-conference opponents in Bramlage Coliseum… K-State is now 101-39 (.721) in the month of November.

• Attendance on Tuesday afternoon was 2,767… After five home games, total attendance in Bramlage Coliseum now stands at 16,731 with an average of 3,346.

• 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 sixth straight game this lineup has been used… This was the 40th career start for Childs… Karr made her 36th career start… It was the 34th career start for Chambers… This was the seventh career start for both Brown and White.

• South Dakota State held a 27-21 lead at the half… This is the first time this season that K-State has trailed at the half… The Wildcats shot a season-low for a half in the opening stanza, .240 (6-of-25)… The last time K-State trailed in a game at the half was March 12, 2010 against Nebraska in the 2010 Big 12 Championships.

• K-State has now hit at least one 3-pointer in 113 consecutive games... K-State finished 6-of-21 (28.6 percent) from beyond the arc… Kelsey Hill made the Wildcats’ first 3-point field goal of the night with 6:12 to play in the first half… This was Hill’s first made 3-point field goal of the season and her first since Jan. 10, 2009, against Kansas… Hill connected on a second 3-pointer in the second half, which is her first game with two or more since Dec. 5, 2008, against Alcorn State when she made a career-high three… Also making her first 3-point field goal of the season was freshman Brianna Kulas.

• Chambers finished with 18 points… She has now scored in 38 consecutive games… She has reached double figures in 29 career games including all six games this season… She has made at least one 3-point field goal in 35 of 38 career games, including a current streak of 12 straight games.

Branshea Brown carded 12 points, seven rebounds and tied her career-high with four blocked shots… This is the second time this season that Brown has notched four blocked shots in a game (11/13 vs. St. John’s)… She is the first player to register two games with four or more blocked shots since Marlies Gipson in the 2008-09 campaign.

Jalana Childs recorded eight points and four rebounds… Childs has now scored in 26 straight games

Taelor Karr tallied seven points, four rebounds and tied her career-high with five assists… She has now scored in 26 straight games.

JuliAnne Chisholm made her first appearance of the season at the 4:16 mark of the first half… She concluded four years of volleyball eligibility on Saturday… Earlier on Tuesday, Chisholm was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America second team in volleyball… On Tuesday night, she finished with four minutes played and one point on a free throw with 11 seconds to play in the first half.