Kansas State Women Defend National Ranking


The Kansas State Women’s Basketball team lived up to their national ranking with a 74-63 win over TCU on Wednesday night. It was their fourth straight win.

Earlier this week, Jeff Mittie’s team moved from #25 to #22 in the Associated Press national rankings. His team didn’t let the attention go their heads.

The game was tight and tied at halftime but the ‘Cats were the best purple team in town.

Defense and great shooting were the keys to the ‘Cats 15th victory of the season.

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The Wildcats set the tone early. Their tough defense held the Frogs to just four points over the first seven minutes of the game.

The Wildcats held TCU to just 30.2 percent (19-of-63) shooting for the game.

All-America candidate Breanna Lewis scored 21 points and collected nine rebounds, while also setting the school record for career blocked shots at 259.

Joining Lewis in double figures was senior guard Kindred Wesemann with 18 points on 5-of-11 shooting from behind the arc. Wesemann moved into the top-5 in program history for career 3-point field goals made.

Freshman forward Eternati Willock added 10 points and eight rebounds off the bench.

The Wildcats are now 10-1 at home this season, the third straight season with 10 or more wins.

Kansas State will play its final road game in the month of January on Saturday, as the Wildcats travel to Ames, Iowa to face Iowa State