Dec. 8, 2010
December 8, 2010 • Bramlage Coliseum • Manhattan, Kan.
Kansas State 76 (7-1), North Dakota 49 (1-6)
• Wednesday night’s matchup between Kansas State and North Dakota was the first in the series… The Wildcats are now 6-0 against teams from the Great West Conference… Head coach Deb Patterson, the all-time women’s basketball wins leader at K-State, now owns a career record of 286-165 (.634).
• The Wildcats now hold a 234-87 (.729) record in Bramlage Coliseum, including a 127-22 (.852) mark against non-conference opponents… K-State has now won eight straight games against non-conference opponents in Bramlage Coliseum… K-State is now 184-77 (.705) in the month of December, which includes an 80-17 (.825) record by head coach Deb Patterson in the 12th month.
• Attendance on Wednesday night was 2,696… After six home games, total attendance in Bramlage Coliseum now stands at 19,427 with an average of 3,237.
• 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 eighth straight game this lineup has been used… This was the 42nd career start for Childs… Karr made her 38th career start… It was the 36th career start for Chambers… This was the ninth career start for both Brown and White… This lineup is 7-1 this season… K-State’s active roster of 12 players all saw action in the first half and nine tallied at least two points.
• K-State held a 34-16 lead at the half on Wednesday night… This is the largest halftime lead for the Wildcats this season… Since the 1999-00 season, Kansas State is 194-31 (.862) when leading at the half including a 5-1 mark this season… The Wildcats shot .455 from the field in the first half, which is the highest first half field goal percentage since the season-opener against Grambling State (.464)… K-State allowed a season-low 16 points in the first half, which is the lowest opening half scoring output for a K-State opponent since Feb. 10, 2010, when K-State held Missouri to 13 points.
• K-State has now hit at least one 3-pointer in 115 consecutive games... K-State finished 8-of-17 from beyond the arc… The Wildcats’ first points of the night came on a Taelor Karr 3-point field goal, this is the first time this season K-State has scored its first points on a three-pointer.
• Kansas State shot a season-best 53.2 percent from the field (33-of-62)… The last time K-State shot over 50 percent from the field was on Jan. 13, 2010 at Missouri (.551).
• The Wildcats registered 34 bench points on Wednesday night… For the season, K-State has received 58 points from its bench… The Wildcats were led in scoring off the bench by JuliAnne Chisholm and Alina Voronenko with seven points apiece.
• Karr finished with 16 points and five rebounds on Wednesday night… She finished 2-of-3 from beyond the arc, which is her 21st career game with two or more made 3-pointers… Karr has scored in 28 straight games dating back to last season... She has scored in double figures in 21 career games, including four this season.
• Brown tallied 10 points, five rebounds and a blocked shot… She has now tallied a blocked shot in six games this season, including a current streak of four straight.
• JuliAnne Chisholm recorded a career-high with seven points and four rebounds… Included in her point total, was her first career 3-pointer.
• Kelsey Hill tied her season-high with six points on a pair of 3-pointers… Hill now has two games this season with two connections from beyond the arc.
• Brianna Kulas registered a career-high six points and pulled down a career-high five rebounds.