COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) _ Kendra Wecker scored 21 of her 26 points in
the second half, leading Kansas State (No. 18 ESPN/USA Today, No. 17 AP) to an 80-53 victory
over Missouri on Wednesday night.
Kansas State (21-6, 12-4 Big 12) overcame a sluggish start by
shooting 59 percent in the second half and outscoring Missouri
57-28. The Wildcats beat Missouri for the ninth straight time and
won their fourth straight overall.
The Wildcats' seniors, Chelsea Domenico, Brie Madden, Megan
Mahoney, Laurie Koehn, and Wecker, have a 101-25 record over the
last four seasons, the best four-year stretch in Kansas State
Koehn added 17 points, and Twiggy McIntyre scored 11 in a
reserve role. Wecker also finished with 10 rebounds for her 50th
Christelle N'Garsanet scored 12 points to lead the Tigers
(10-17, 4-12). LaToya Bond added 10 points as Missouri lost for the
fourth time in five games and for the 15th straight time to a
After trailing 25-23 at the break, Kansas State blew the game
open with a 29-6 outburst in the first 10 minutes of the second
half, stretching the lead to 52-34.
Missouri closed within 54-41 before Kansas State went on a 15-3
Kendra Wecker scored 21 of her 26 points in the second half, leading No. 17 Kansas State to an 80-53 victory over Missouri on Wednesday night.