K-State Closes Out Homestand With Wyoming

GAME PREVIEW: Kansas State women’s basketball team closes out its three-game homestand when they host University of Wyoming on Friday, Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. in Bramlage Coliseum.  The Wildcats will look to start the season 3-0 for the third straight year.   K-State is on a seven-game win streak at Bramlage Coliseum dating back to Mar. 17th of last season.

THE SERIES: Kansas State and Wyoming have met four times with K-State leading the series, 3-1.  The Wildcats defeated Wyoming, 65-55, last season in Laramie, Wyo. on Nov. 28th.  K-State has won the last two meeting against the Cowgirls.  The Wildcats’ only loss of the series came during the 2000-01 season when they fell 73-70 in overtime at Oregon State Classic in Corvallis, Ore.

THE COWGIRLS: Wyoming is 2-0 on the season with victories over San Francisco (71-58) in the season opener on Nov. 12 and at Northern Colorado (76-46) on Nov. 15.  Junior Jodi Bolerjack leads the team with 20.0 points per game while shooting .722 from the floor and .750 from the three-point arc in two games.  The Cowgirls return three starters and 10 letterwinners from a squad which finished 21-9 and advanced to the second round of the WNIT Tournament in 2005-06.  They are picked to finish fifth in the 2006-07 Mountain West Conference  preseason poll.  Junior forward Hanna Zavecz was named to the preseason All-MWC team.  She led the team in points (14.4 ppg), rebounds (6.7 rpg), assists (117), steals (69) and blocks (38) last season.