March 29, 2023

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Wildcats bounce again in opposition to Northern Colorado

Anticipating the following play, freshman ahead Eliza Maupin appears to be like throughout the court docket throughout the recreation in opposition to College of Central Arkansas on November 8, 2022 at Bramlage Coliseum. The Wildcats received 83-43 of their season house opener.
(Macey Franko | Collegian Media Group)

Kansas State ladies’s basketball defeated the Northern Colorado Bears 71-59. The victory comes after final week’s loss to South Dakota State. The workforce stands 10-2 with one remaining recreation earlier than convention play. 

Ok-State solely led by 5 after the primary quarter, however the Wildcat lead might’ve been a lot bigger. The Wildcats shot 50% from the sphere, with three makes from past the arc making the distinction. Then again, the Bears had been held to a mere 20% subject aim proportion.

This pattern of lockdown protection and capturing at a excessive clip solely turned extra dramatic on the second quarter’s begin. The Wildcats made their first 4 pictures and compelled 4 fast Northern Colorado turnovers. 

Ok-State led by as many as 15, however a late subject aim drought of practically 4 minutes allowed Northern Colorado to take momentum going into halftime. Every workforce tallied 24 within the second quarter and Ok-State led 41-36.

The third quarter was an offensive battle on each ends, however Ok-State was in a position to choose up just a few late baskets to stretch their result in 13 factors going into the ultimate 12 minutes.

Every workforce struggled within the fourth quarter, and Ok-State skilled its second subject aim drought of the sport totaling practically six minutes. Senior guard Gabby Gregory ended the drought with a three-pointer that largely iced the sport. 

Gregory led the Wildcats in scoring and rebounds with 20 factors and 9 rebounds, practically recording a double-double. Sophomore Brylee Glenn had a formidable efficiency on either side of the ball with 17 factors and 6 steals. 

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The Wildcats will face one other pack of bears within the Morgan State Woman Bears at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 21, at Bramlage Coliseum.