March 29, 2023

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Ok-State dominates WSU within the first spherical

Guard Jaelyn Glenn holds the ball in opposition to Texas within the Wildcats’ senior evening recreation in Bramlage Coliseum on March 4. The Wildcats took a loss in opposition to the Longhorns, 80-52. (Archive photograph by Avery Johnson | Collegian Media Group)

Kansas State girls’s basketball advances to the second spherical of the WNIT event after a powerful 90-56 efficiency in opposition to Wichita State.

Early recreation noticed each groups start settling into play. The Wildcats struck within the first quarter with three 3-pointers to acquire a 19-12 lead that they might preserve by way of the remainder of the sport.

Wichita State entered the matchup as a top-40 workforce in rebounding and would want to depend on controlling the backboard to take care of management of the sport.

Getting into the second quarter, the Shockers fell behind rapidly in a scoring drought. Ok-State’s protection pressured 5 turnovers and pushed out to a commanding 20-point lead. Ok-State managed the paint all through the primary half with 11 second-chance factors and restricted WSU possessions.

The second half continued a lot of the identical for Wichita State as they fell behind after a relentless Ok-State offensive assault. Ok-State ended the evening with 4 gamers in double figures and 10 gamers scoring a basket.

It was a well-balanced offense for the Wildcats, having 18 assists on the workforce to Wichita State’s eight. Guard Jaelyn Glenn racked up a double-double with 13 factors and 11 rebounds. The Wildcats shot over 40% from 3 with 11 made.

For Wichita State, Curtessia Dean performed a pivotal function within the workforce, scoring a team-high 22 factors, seven rebounds and two assists. Dean stored the strain on Ok-State’s protection and was efficient at creating area.

Ok-State survives and advances to the second spherical of the WNIT bracket the place they may tackle the winner of the Texas A&M Corpus Christi vs Wyoming matchup.

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