MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) -- Kansas State (No. 22 ESPN/USA Today, No. 23 AP) opened the game with
an 11-0 run, and got 25 points from Kendra Wecker in an 87-44
victory Tuesday night over Missouri.
Wecker scored 19 of her points in the second half for the
Wildcats (11-3, 2-1 Big 12), who also got a season-high 21 from
Laurie Koehn. Wecker added 12 rebounds and five assists, and tied
Baylor's Danielle Crockrom for second in the Big 12 in career
double-doubles with 42.
LaToya Bond lead Missouri (7-7, 1-2) with 14 points. The Tigers'
point total matched a season low, and the Wildcats had their best
scoring output since a 105-61 victory over Illinois State on Nov.
26.In addition to the game-opening run, the Wildcats took advantage
of two lengthy scoreless droughts by the Tigers to build a 39-15
halftime lead.The Tigers continued their season-long struggle on offense,
committing 22 turnovers that resulted in 30 points for Kansas
State. Missouri is averaging just 62 points and is now 1-6 when
held under 60.Former Kansas State guard Tiffany Brooks added 13 points for
Missouri.Koehn had five 3-pointers for Kansas State.