K-State Travels to Oklahoma for Sunday Matchup

GAME #24
Kansas State (14-9, 5-6 Big 12) at Oklahoma (5-16, 1-9 Big 12)
Sunday, February 10, 2019  |  2 p.m.  |  Lloyd Noble Center  |  Norman, Okla.

TELEVISION
FOX Sports Oklahoma
• Chad McKee (play-by-play)
• Brenda VanLengen Hall (analyst)

RADIO
K-State Sports Network
Brian Smoller (play-by-play)
Randy Peterson (analyst)
Listen Online: www.kstatesports.com/watch [free]

TICKETS & PROMOTIONS
• Call (405) 325-2424 or visit www.soonersports.com
• Play 4 Kay game

COACHES
Kansas State: Jeff Mittie (Missouri Western ’89)
Overall: 547-298/27th season  |  At K-State: 93-63/5th season
vs. Oklahoma: 6-15

Oklahoma: Sherri Coale (Oklahoma Christian ’87)
Overall: 486-258/23rd season  |  At Oklahoma: Same

PROJECTED STARTING LINEUP
Kansas State (14-9, 5-6 Big 12)
G: #10 Kayla Goth  |  G: #12 Rachel Ranke  |  G: #43 Christianna Carr  |  F: #11 Peyton Williams |  F: #15 Kali Jones
                
Oklahoma (5-16, 1-9 Big 12)
G: #0 Jessi Murcer  |  G: #22 Ana Llanusa  |  G: #30 Taylor Robertson  |  G/F: #25 Madi Williams  |  F: #3 Mandy Simpson

SERIES HISTORY
Overall: Oklahoma leads, 39-27
At Norman: 8-21
Last Meeting: January 5, 2019; K-State won 86-56 in Manhattan

MANHATTAN, Kansas – Kansas State will conclude a two-game road trip, as the Wildcats travel to Norman, Oklahoma, on Sunday at 2 p.m., to face Oklahoma. K-State is in the middle of playing four of its next five games away from Bramlage Coliseum.

• Sunday’s game will be aired on FOX Sports Oklahoma, as Chad McKee (play-by-play) and Brenda VanLengen (analyst) will have the call.
• K-State (14-9, 5-6 Big 12) overcame a seven-point deficit in the final two minutes of regulation with a 7-0 run, then blitzed Kansas in overtime with a 12-2 run to capture the Dillons Sunflower Showdown with a 72-62 overtime win.
• The Wildcats were led against the Jayhawks by junior forward Peyton Williams and senior guard Kayla Goth.
• Williams notched a career-high 26 points with 13 rebounds and a career-best six steals. In K-State’s last two games in Lawrence, Williams is averaging 24.5 points on a .543 field goal percentage and 10.5 rebounds, 4.5 steals and 2.5 blocks.
• This was the 10th double-double of the season for the Topeka, Kansas, product and ties her for ninth in program history for double-doubles in a season.
• This season, the 2019 Katrina McClain Award candidate is the only player in the Big 12 currently in the .500/.400/.800 club with a field goal percentage 52.0 percent, a 3-point field goal percentage of 40.5 percent and a free throw percentage of 82.9 percent. Williams leads K-State in scoring (15.3 ppg) and rebounding (9.7 rpg).
• Goth registered her fourth double-double of the season with 19 points and 10 assists. This was her fourth game this season, which leads the Big 12, and the 10th of her career with 10 or more assists.
• A 2019 Nancy Lieberman Award candidate, Goth is second in the Big 12 in total assists (148) and assists per game (6.4 apg). She leads the team in steals (41; 1.8 spg) and is second on the team in scoring (12.7 ppg).

Number to Know
26.5
• #KStateWBB’s Peyton Williams has pulled in 26.5 percent of K-State’s rebounds this season (214; 9.7 rpg).
• Williams leads all players in the Big 12 for percentage of her team’s total rebounds responsible for.
• The 2019 Katrina McClain Award candidate is ranks second in the Big 12 in rebounds per game. She paces the league in defensive rebounds with 6.9 per game and is tied for the league lead with 12 games of 10 or more rebounds.
• Williams currently ranks third in program history for rebound average in a season and has the highest average since Kendra Wecker in 2004-05 (10.1 rpg).

At a Glance: Oklahoma
• Oklahoma (5-16, 1-9 Big 12) since facing Kansas State on January 5 in the first meeting between the teams this season, the Sooners have lost nine straight Big 12 games following an 84-74 loss at Oklahoma State on Wednesday.
• Oklahoma is guided on the sideline by 23rd year head coach Sherri Coale. The 1987 graduate of Oklahoma Christian owns a record of 486-258 (.653) during her time in Norman.
• The Sooners feature four players averaging double figures led by freshman Taylor Robertson and sophomore Shaina Pellington.
• Robertson ranks 10th in the Big 12 in scoring with 15.2 points per game and leads the Big 12 with 73 connections from beyond the arc. She also paces the league in 3-point field goal percentage at .445.
• Pellington is second on the team in scoring with 14.1 points per game and is tied for the team lead in assists with 3.2 per game.

K-State Among top-20 in NCAA History for Wins
• Kansas State women’s basketball is in its 51st season of action and ranks among the top programs in NCAA history for wins.
• K-State’s all-time record stands at 946-592 (.615) and the Wildcats entered the 2018-19 season ranked 18th in NCAA Division I women’s basketball history for program wins. K-State is averaging 18.5 wins per season.
• The Wildcats have accumulated 24 20-win seasons and have secured 333 victories inside Bramlage Coliseum.
• K-State has 186 wins in the Big 12 Conference.
• In postseason play, the Wildcats have 13 wins in the NCAA Tournament and 16 wins in the WNIT.
• Kansas State has registered 220 victories when they were ranked in the Associated Press top-25 poll and achieved 81 wins against teams ranked in the AP poll.

Wildcats in Nail-Biters
• Kansas State owns an all-time record in overtime games of 27-27 (.500), including a 23-23 record in single overtime games and an 8-14 mark in overtime games against non-conference opponents.
• K-State’s last overtime game came on Feb. 6, 2019 at Kansas, a 72-62 win. This was the second straight overtime game in Lawrence for K-State. The Wildcats are now 6-3 in overtime games against the Jayhawks.
• Over the last 10 seasons, K-State is 36-17 (.679) in games decided by five points or less.

K-State Picking Opponent’s Pockets
• K-State has registered 169 steals (7.3 spg) this season. Of the 345 turnovers by the opponents, 49.0 percent have come from a K-State steal.
• The Wildcats have bagged 10 or more steals in seven games, including a season-high of 12 three times.
• In 2017-18, K-State had 294 steals (8.7 spg). Of the 537 opponent turnovers, 54.7 percent came from a K-State steal. K-State was second in the Big 12 in steals per game and steals.

K-State Cleaning the Glass; Results in Shiny Wins
• Since the 2001-02 season, Kansas State owns a record of 220-28 (.887) when holding the edge on the glass.
• K-State has held the edge on the boards in 10 games this season (9-1).
• K-State registered a +12.0 rebounding advantage against UMKC (50-38).
• The 50 rebounds against UMKC were the most by a K-State team since pulling down 51 against Chicago State on Nov. 11, 2016.

Goth The Scorer
• Senior guard Kayla Goth has built herself into a dynamic scoring threat for K-State over the last two seasons and became the 41st player in program history with 1,000 or more points in their career during K-State’s win over Oklahoma on January 5.
• Goth ranks 28th in program history for career points with 1,134.
• In the 2018-19 season, the 2019 Nancy Lieberman Award candidate is second on the Wildcats with 12.7 points per game on a .432 field goal percentage. She ranks 15th in the Big 12 in scoring for all games and 15th for league-only games (13.8 ppg).
• Goth needs nine points and two assists to become the second player in program history with consecutive seasons of 300 or more points and 150 or more assists, joining former Wildcat Shalee Lehning (2005-09).
• Against Texas on January 16, Goth finished with a stat line of 20 points and 12 assists. She is the first player in program history to record 20 or more points and 12 or more assists in a game and the first to achieve it twice in a career.
• Goth has 26 career games with at least 15 points and five assists, including 19 last season. She has more games with 15 or more points and five or more assists (26) than every other K-State player since the start of the 2014-15 season (13).
• Goth has earned a pair of Big 12 Player of the Week honors this season (December 10 & January 21). She is the first player to earn two Big 12 Player of the Week honors in the Jeff Mittie era and the first to earn two in the same season since Brittany Chambers in the 2010-11 season. Goth is the fourth player in program history to earn two or more Big 12 Player of the Week honors in the same season (Nicole Ohlde, Kendra Wecker & Chambers).

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Source: Kansas State Sports