8:00 PM ET, February 17, 2010
AUSTIN, Texas -- Kat Nash scored a game-high 22 points and Texas (No. 14 ESPN/USA Today, No. 12 AP) beat Kansas State 62-41 on Wednesday night.Nash hit all five of her 3-pointers as the Longhorns shot 75 percent from behind the arc. Cokie Reed added 13 points for Texas (19-6, 8-3 Big 12).The Longhorns opened on a 12-3 run within the first four minutes of the second half to build a 33-21 advantage. Nash hit two 3-pointers and connected on a lay-up during that spurt, but Kansas State soon crept back into the game. Over the next four minutes, the Wildcats went on a 13-2 burst and trailed the Longhorns 35-34.Texas extended its lead soon after going on a 13-2 run of its own and took control of the game.Brittany Chambers finished with 11 points for the Wildcats (12-13, 4-7).Neither team was able to build a big lead in the first half as Kansas State jumped out to an 8-5 advantage in the game's first eight minutes. After swapping baskets for much of the half, Texas went up 15-12 on Nash's second 3-pointer of the game.The Wildcats quickly regained the lead after Jalana Childs scored on two consecutive layups.Reed converted a three-point play with just over three minutes remaining in the half, sinking her free throw after scoring on a contested layup for the Longhorns. Texas didn't score the remainder of the half but still went into the break with a 21-18 lead.
|FG Made-Attempted||15-56 (.268)||20-42 (.476)|
|3P Made-Attempted||4-23 (.174)||6-8 (.750)|
|FT Made-Attempted||7-13 (.538)||16-22 (.727)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||21 (0/0)||15 (0/0)|