K-State Ends Regular Season At No. 1/1 Baylor

By: KSU, posted by Kinch O'Kelley
By: KSU, posted by Kinch O'Kelley

MANHATTAN, Kan. – For the third time in the history of the Big 12, Kansas State will end a regular season at Baylor as the Wildcats will face the Lady Bears on Monday night at 7 p.m., in the Ferrell Center in Waco, Texas. K-State snapped a four-game skid in its last outing on Saturday.

Monday night’s game will be available to a national audience on FOX Sports. This will be the 180th K-State women’s basketball game to be broadcast on television and the 118th on the FSN family of networks. K-State holds an all-time record of 106-73 (.592) in televised games. Handling the broadcast will be Ron Thulin on play-by-play and Brenda Van Lengen with the analysis.

Monday’s game will also be broadcast on the radio through the K-State Sports Network and for free online at kstatesports.com/allaccess. Handling the radio broadcast will be the award-winning Brian Smoller on play-by-play and former Wildcat letterwinner Danielle Zanotti with the analysis. Fans can also follow the free live stats at kstatesports.com and receive updates on Twitter by following @kstate_gameday.

Kansas State (14-15, 5-12 Big 12) and its fans received a going away present from seniors Brittany Chambers and Mariah White, as the Wildcats ended a four-game losing streak with a 68-62 win over Texas Tech on Saturday afternoon at Bramlage Coliseum. K-State ended the regular season with an 8-6 record at home, which is the third straight season and the 19th of the last 20 seasons that the Wildcats have tallied a winning record in Bramlage.

K-State was led by Chambers with 31 points on 12-of-19 shooting including 5-of-7 from beyond the arc. For the week, Chambers registered 67 points on 26-of-44 (.591) shooting including 11-of-17 from three-point range. She also tallied 17 rebounds and four assists. The effort was the 33rd career game of 20 or more points for Chambers and her 15th this season. This was her fifth career 30-point game and the 44th in school history. She is tied for the school record with five games of 30 or more points in a career and joins Shawnda DeCamp (1993-94) and Ashley Sweat (2006-10). She is the first player in the program’s 45-year history to register consecutive 30-point games.

For the season, Chambers is the only player in the Big 12 to score 500 or more points (585), grab 200 or more rebounds (218) and dish out 80 or more assists (88). She is the seventh player to reach this milestone in league history and the 10th time this has been achieved. She joins former Wildcats’ Nicole Ohlde and Kendra Wecker as the only players in school history to achieve these numbers in a single season. The 585 points are a career-high for Chambers and rank as the fourth-highest point total by a K-State senior in school history. Her 218 rebounds and 88 assists are also career-highs for a season.

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