March 29, 2023

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Wildcats push previous Texas Tech in Huge 12 Match opening spherical 

Guard Serena Sundell passes the ball towards the Texas Tech Purple Raiders on Feb. 5, 2022 in Bramlage Coliseum. The Wildcats received the matchup 82-75. (Archive picture by Sophie Osborn | Collegian Media Group)

Kansas State girls’s basketball advances to the second spherical of Huge 12 event play after defeating Texas Tech 79-69 in a defensive battle.

Early within the first quarter, Texas Tech ahead Bryn Gerlich went down with an aggravation of a leg damage, however she would have the ability to get well and play the remainder of the sport. 

Offensively, each groups have been capable of rating in numerous methods. The Purple Raiders capitalized from behind the arch, capturing 33% from 3 with 5 within the first half.

The Wildcats have been capable of maintain tempo with low post-play, controlling the backboard and placing up factors off the glass. The biggest battle for Ok-State within the first half was 3-point capturing, going 0-8 from behind the arch.

Ok-State was capable of achieve management and momentum again over the Purple Raiders within the second half. Ahead Sarah Shematsi broke Ok-State’s 3-point scoring drought, draining a 3 early within the half adopted by a 10-4 Ok-State run.

Turnovers plagued Tech within the third quarter, as Ok-State capitalized with 11 factors off of turnovers. Ok-State would develop their result in 11 earlier than the fourth.

Within the fourth quarter, Texas Tech utilized heavy strain on Ok-State. The Wildcats fell sufferer to turnovers from the heightened strain, with their lead chipped down to 2 factors.

Ok-State guard Serena Sundell left the courtroom after struggling a knee damage with below three minutes left in regulation. Ok-State rapidly responded with a 3-pointer from Brylee Glen to place the Wildcats again up over 5.

Guard Gabby Gregory sank two clutch free throws and safely inbounded the ball to finish the sport with a win for the Wildcats.

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Gregory had a formidable efficiency placing up factors off the glass, and ending the night time with 26 factors and 7 rebounds. Sundell would come simply shy of a double-double with 19 factors and 9 rebounds.

Purple Raider Bre’Amber Scott led Texas Tech with a double-double of 27 factors and 10 rebounds.

Ok-State superior to the second spherical of the Huge 12 event, enjoying towards the No. 1 Texas Longhorns at 1:30 p.m. on Friday.