March 29, 2023

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Losses proceed to pile up as Okay-State drops Sunflower Showdown

Following by way of, senior guard Gabby Gregory shoots a free throw. The Wildcats beat Texas Christian College 64-48 on January 21, 2023
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The Kansas State ladies’s basketball workforce ended up on the dropping aspect of the scorecard as they fell to their in-state rivals the Kansas Jayhawks, 85-72, on Sunday to fall to 13-9 on the season.

The dropping effort got here as guard Gabby Gregory scored 25 factors and guards Brylee and Jaelyn Glenn every scored within the double figures. The offense sputtered but once more to 38% subject purpose capturing as a workforce and 35% from 3-point vary on the evening.

Okay-State couldn’t cease the two-headed monster of juniors Wyvette Mayberry, who dropped a game-high 26 factors, and Taiyanna Jackson, who scored 21 and picked up 12 rebounds to associate with six assists and 4 steals.

The foremost distinction within the recreation got here right down to capturing the basketball and rebounding. The Jayhawks outshot the Wildcats by over 10% (49% for the Jayhawks, 38% for the Wildcats) and out-rebounded them 41 to 31. 

For the Wildcats, the workforce is 2-7 for the reason that calendar shifted from 2022 to 2023. Sitting in second-to-last within the Huge 12 standings, issues are going to have to vary within the closing month of the season in the event that they need to get into the Huge 12 Event and even the NCAA Event for the second straight yr. 

The workforce continues the street journey as they head to Ames, Iowa, at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday evening to tackle the Iowa State Cyclones.

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