Kansas State vs. West Virginia: Recap and Stats

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Kansas State vs. West Virginia: Recap and Stats
Kansas State 65
(13-2, 2-2 away)
West Virginia 64
(8-7, 6-2 home)
Venue: WVU Coliseum
1:30PM ET / 10:30AM PT, January 12, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Kansas State 36 29 65
West Virginia 33 31 64
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Kansas State R McGruder 14 T Gipson 6 A Rodriguez 4
West Virginia A Murray 10 A Murray 7 J Staten 2

On Saturday, January 12th, No. 18 Kansas State took on West Virginia and just barely beat the Mountaineers 65-64 in Big 12 action. Shane Southwell played brilliantly for the Wildcats and put up a career-high 17 points plus four rebounds. Jordan Henriquez had nine points and added seven rebounds. For the Mountaineers, Jabarie Hinds got a season-high 15 points on 60% shooting. The Wildcats are on a five-game win streak. Next up for Kansas State (13-2, 2-0 Big 12) is TCU (9-6, 0-2 Big 12) on Wednesday, January 16th on the road.

Kansas State Game Notes

  • The last time K-State started the season 13-2 was 2009.
  • The win over West Virginia extended the Kansas State winning streak to 6 games.
  • The Wildcats have won 3 close games this season (a win by 5 or fewer points). Since 2007, Kansas State has won 25 close games.
  • Kansas State has won 100% of the time this season (5-0) when its had a three-point percentage of 35.3% or better.
  • The Wildcats have won 100% of the time this season (7-0) after recording 8 or more steals.
  • Kansas State has won 88% of the time this season (7-1) after committing 14 or fewer turnovers.
  • K-State has won 100% of the time this season (11-0) when opponents record 64 or fewer total points.
  • This season Kansas State has won 100% of the time (5-0) when Rodney McGruder has 17 points or more, 80% of the time (4-1) when Angel Rodriguez has 4 field goals made or more, and 100% of the time (8-0) when Will Spradling has 4 assists or more.
  • K-State set a season low for free throws made.
  • The Wildcats have recorded more rebounds than their opponents for the past 6 games.
  • The top two scorers (Shane Southwell and Rodney McGruder) accounted for 52.3% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Jordan Henriquez and Rodney McGruder) accounted for 46.4% of the rebounds.
  • Rodney McGruder has 6 straight double-digit point games.
  • Shane Southwell had a career high with 17 points.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Jordan Henriquez.

West Virginia Game Notes

  • The Mountaineers have lost 3 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, West Virginia has lost 26 close games.
  • The top two scorers (Jabarie Hinds and Aaric Murray) accounted for 40.6% of the points.
  • Jabarie Hinds has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Jabarie Hinds set a career high with a 100% three-point percentage.
K-State PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AShane Southwell321743112
AJ. Henriquez18970011
B+Rodney McGruder351760003
BM. Irving27233300
CWill Spradling28224201
CNino Williams13610001
CAngel Rodriguez25902204
D+Thomas Gipson19320002
-D.J. Johnson3010000
WVU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BJabarie Hinds361513003
BTerry Henderson201020101
BEron Harris25833001
BDeniz Kilicli11620000
B-Aaric Murray271150021
B-Gary Browne28752001
CKevin Noreen25344003
CD. Rutledge17420303
D+Keaton Miles11011000

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