March 29, 2023

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Ok-State ladies’s basketball falls in need of an 18-point comeback

Urgent into her opponent, sophomore guard Bryce Glenn will get bodily to attain the purpose. The Wildcats beat Texas Christian College 64-48 on January 21, 2023
(Macey Franko | Collegian Media Group)

Kansas State falls to 13-8 (3-5) after a tough 82-74 loss to Oklahoma State. Ok-State has fallen to its third loss in away video games throughout convention play.

From the opening tip, Ok-State discovered themselves stumbling to start out, falling to a fast 5-0 deficit and capturing 33.5% to OSU’s 55%. The Cowgirls have been in a position to management the tempo and run the ground within the first half, scoring 12 quick break factors within the first half.

Turnovers persevered as a nagging drawback for the Wildcats, committing eight within the half. Coming into the second half, the Wildcats had carried a little bit of momentum, outshooting Oklahoma State within the second quarter, 22-20. Nonetheless, the Wildcats turned the ball over six extra instances, resulting in the biggest deficit on the night time of 18 factors.

Within the first half, Oklahoma State’s protection was in a position to pressure many turnovers and switch them into factors, scoring 15 factors off turnovers. Ok-State’s protection within the second half started to lock in, capitalizing off of sloppy ball management by the Cowgirls.

Oklahoma State dedicated 15 turnovers within the second half, serving to Ok-State to attain 15 factors off of turnovers and shut in on tying the sport. The Cowgirls have been dominant in transition and within the ache — scoring from quick breaks favored Oklahoma State 22-17.

Ok-State started to create extra turnovers within the remaining six minutes and in addition began making extra photographs. They have been in a position to shut the hole from an 18-point deficit to solely two till cooling off for the ultimate rating of 82-74.

For Oklahoma State, Naomie Alnatas and Terryn Milton’s stats mirrored one another, each scoring 17 factors, six rebounds, and 7 assists. For Ok-State, ahead Sarah Shematsi and guard Serena Sundell lead the stat sheet with 36 factors and eight rebounds mixed.

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The loss follows a Ok-State victory at dwelling in opposition to TCU the place three Wildcats hit double figures. That win snapped a four-game skid for the Wildcats.

Transferring ahead, the Wildcats look to play their in-state rival — the Kansas Jayhawks — at 5 p.m. at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence on Sunday, January 29.