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

West Virginia let one slip away to No. 18 Kansas State 65-64 in conference play on Saturday, January 12th. With the loss, the Mountaineers remain winless versus AP-Ranked teams at 0-3 for the season. The Mountaineers were paced by Jabarie Hinds, who put up a season-high 15 points on 60% shooting in 36 minutes. Terry Henderson had 10 points and added two rebounds. For the Wildcats, Shane Southwell finished with a career-high 17 points and four rebounds. West Virginia (8-7, 1-2 Big 12) gets Iowa State (10-4, 0-1 Big 12) on the road on Wednesday, January 16th.

West Virginia Game Notes

  • The Mountaineers have been unlucky 3 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, West Virginia has lost 26 close games.
  • Prior to this game, WVU played 55 Top 25 opponents in the last 5 seasons with a record of 20-35.
  • West Virginia has lost 100% of the time this season (0-4) after recording 2 or fewer blocks.
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 51.0% or better this season, West Virginia has lost 100% of the time (0-3).
  • WVU set a season low for rebounds.
  • The Mountaineers have recorded more free throws made than their opponents for the past 5 games.
  • This is the 7th game at home this season--WVU has a 5.3 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • 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 had a career high with a 100% three-point percentage.

Kansas State Game Notes

  • 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 set a career high with 17 points.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Jordan Henriquez.
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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