No. 9 Kansas St. Routs Iowa St. 68-33
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) _ Kendra Wecker had 20 points and 11 rebounds, and ninth-ranked Kansas State beat Iowa State 68-33 Wednesday night for its ninth straight victory.
The Wildcats (22-3, 13-1 Big 12) started the second half with an 18-2 run to an insurmountable 49-24 lead. They made 4-of-5 3-pointers during the surge and got their 31st straight regular-season victory at home.
Iowa State (13-12, 6-8) came back from a 19-point deficit in the first half, but couldn’t mount another rally. Katie Robinette led the Cyclones, who had won three in a row, with 20 points.
Nicole Ohlde added 12 points for Kansas State, and Laurie Koehn and Brie Madden had 10 apiece.
Iowa State was only 1-of-11 to start the second half, and finished up shooting 25 percent.
The Cyclones started the game shooting 19 percent, and the Wildcats moved out to a 25-6 lead. Iowa State responded with a 10-0 run, but never got closer than seven points.
Kansas State led 31-22 at halftime, then turned the game into a rout with its big run.