K-State Heads to Creighton Before the Holidays


MANHATTAN, Kan. – The Wildcats will look to end a five-game road skid, as Kansas State travels to Omaha, Neb., to face the Creighton Bluejays at 7:05 p.m. in Civic Auditorium on Tuesday night. This will be K-State’s final game before the holiday break and the start of a three-game road trip. K-State has won four straight against the Bluejays and holds a 14-3 advantage in the series.

Action can be heard live from Omaha on the K-State Sports Network and at www.kstatesports.com, with the award-winning Brian Smoller providing the play-by-play and former Wildcat Kristin Waller adding the color analysis.

Kansas State pushed its home court winning streak against non-conference opponents to 20 games, as the Wildcats defeated Texas State, 90-52, on Sunday afternoon. K-State had three players reach double figures on Sunday, as senior guard Kimberly Dietz led the way with 22 points, while junior forward Marlies Gipson tallied a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds. Sophomore forward Ashley Sweat was the final Wildcat to record double digits in points with 12.

Dietz became the 33rd player in school history to surpass the 1,000-point plateau with her effort on Sunday. The Boulder, Colo., product has 1,002 points for her career to rank 32nd in K-State history. She also moved into a tie for fifth for career three-point field goals made (176) and moved into fourth in career three-point field goals attempted (537).


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