West Virginia vs. Kansas State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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West Virginia vs. Kansas State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
West Virginia 61
(13-13, 4-10 away)
(13) Kansas State 71
(21-5, 16-1 home)
Venue: Bramlage Coliseum
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, February 18, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
West Virginia 20 41 61
Kansas State 33 38 71
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
West Virginia D Kilicli 16 A Murray 9 J Staten 8
Kansas State W Spradling 19 J Henriquez 7 A Rodriguez 7

West Virginia faced off with No. 13 Kansas State on Monday, Feb. 18 and lost in front of the home crowd against the Wildcats 71-61 in conference play. The Mountaineers are still looking for their first win over an AP-Ranked team this season (0-5). Juwan Staten put up eight points and eight assists in a losing effort. Deniz Kilicli had a team-high 16 points and added four rebounds. Will Spradling got a season-high 19 points and four rebounds for the Wildcats. West Virginia (13-13, 6-7 Big 12) gets 14th-ranked Oklahoma State (19-5, 9-3 Big 12) on their home court on Saturday, Feb. 23.

West Virginia Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 3:55 left to go.
  • West Virginia started 13-13 during the 2002 and 1999 seasons (since 1996).
  • WVU beat the spread by one points. That makes the 9th time this season the Mountaineers have beaten the spread.
  • Prior to this game, WVU played 57 Top 25 opponents in the last five seasons with a record of 20-37.
  • West Virginia has lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-3) after recording 17 or fewer field goals made.
  • The Mountaineers have lost 75 percent of the time this season (3-9) after having a field goal percentage of 40.5 percent or worse.
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 50.0 percent or better this season, West Virginia has lost 100 percent of the time (0-6).
  • When the opposition records 19 or more free throws made this season, West Virginia has lost 100 percent of the time (0-4).
  • When the opposition records 71 or more total points this season, West Virginia has lost 88 percent of the time (1-7).
  • Juwan Staten recorded a team season high in assists with eight.
  • The top two scorers (Deniz Kilicli and Aaric Murray) accounted for 40.9 percent of the points.
  • Aaric Murray accounted for 32.1 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (15) than the starters (nine).
  • The bench recorded more points (32) than the starters (29).
  • Deniz Kilicli has led the team in scoring in four out of 26 games this season.
  • Aaric Murray has led the team in rebounding in 12 out of 26 games this season.
  • Deniz Kilicli has three straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for Eron Harris.

Kansas State Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Will Spradling and Nino Williams) accounted for 45.0 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Jordan Henriquez and Rodney McGruder) accounted for 44.4 percent of the rebounds.
  • Will Spradling has led the team in scoring four times in 26 games this season.
  • Jordan Henriquez has led the team in rebounding five times in 26 games this season.
  • Rodney McGruder has five straight double-digit point games.
  • Will Spradling set a career high with 19 points.
  • Angel Rodriguez has five straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the third foul out of the season for Jordan Henriquez.
WVU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJuwan Staten29828300
B+Deniz Kilicli271640201
B+Aaric Murray32993125
BKeaton Miles13620100
CMatt Humphrey8311101
CJabarie Hinds22810001
CTerry Henderson20410000
D+Gary Browne28540105
-Eron Harris8001100
-D. Rutledge8200000
-Kevin Noreen5000000
K-State PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AWill Spradling351942102
AJ. Henriquez18272142
B+Nino Williams231352002
B+Thomas Gipson221141202
BRodney McGruder351051100
BAngel Rodriguez321107206
CShane Southwell10302001
DM. Irving13002001
-Omari Lawrence5200000
-Adrian Diaz7000001

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