February 3, 2023


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Girls’s basketball struggles to attain in loss to Baylor 

The Okay-State girls’s basketball workforce defeated UMKC 72-45 on Dec. seventh. (Archive picture by Jersey Johnson | Collegian Media Group)

The Kansas State girls’s basketball workforce has hit a foul stretch for the reason that begin of the brand new 12 months. The development continued on Wednesday evening because the Wildcats dropped their contest to the Bears, 69-48, their fourth consecutive loss and fifth defeat of their final six video games.

The defining moments of the sport got here within the second quarter as Okay-State didn’t make a single basket for seven consecutive minutes. Baylor responded with a 16-0 run to take a 25-14 lead which they’d not relinquish.

“To win on the highway, you’re going must make some pictures,” head coach Jeff Mittie stated. “We’re 6-of-32 from three and too many turnovers in a sport like this. This was not a very excessive possession sport that’s too many turnovers.”

Even with the tough offensive evening for the Wildcats, the workforce did get a pleasant efficiency from guard Gabby Gregory, who led all Okay-State scorers with 13 factors and a pair of 3-pointers made.

“She’s [Gregory’s] actually struggled of late,” Mittie stated. “It was good to see her get a pair go down within the fourth quarter.”

Guards Serena Sundell and Jaelyn Glenn additionally had strong nights as Sundell scored ten factors — her seventh consecutive sport with double figures in factors — and Glenn pulled down eight rebounds within the defeat.

Okay-State now has an total file of 14-9 on the season however a subpar 1-5 file inside the Large 12. They’ll attempt to get again to their profitable methods on Saturday as they host TCU at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, at Bramlage Coliseum. 

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