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K-State women beat Fort Hays State in exhibition opener

  • Eagle news services
  • Published Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, at 10:30 p.m.

Sophomore Ashia Woods had 19 points, eights rebounds and three steals as Kansas State’s women’s basketball team beat Fort Hays State 68-57 on Thursday night in Manhattan in the Wildcats’ first exhibition game.

Senior Brittany Chambers had 17 points and 10 rebounds while playing all 40 minutes for K-State, and Chantay Caron added 14 points.

Kate Lehman led Fort Hays State with 17 points, 12 rebounds and six blocks.

The Tigers led 17-11 midway through the first half. K-State regained the lead at 20-19 during a 10-0 run that made it 26-19, and went into halftime ahead 30-26.

Fort Hays State scored the first five points of the second half to grab a one-point lead. K-State regained the lead but struggled to pull away, and the Tigers were within 48-46 with 9:39 to play.

Kansas State plays its final exhibition game on Monday against Washburn.

FORT HAYS STATE: Keyser 3-7 2-4 8, Lehman 7-13 3-4 12, Brown 3-8 0-0 7, Edwards 3-7 3-3 9, Nelson 3-14 2-4 9, Chandler 1-3 0-0 3, Bohuslavsky 0-2 0-0 0, Palmer 0-0 0-0 0, Sorenson 0-0 0-0 0, Shaw 0-1 2-2 2, Lunsford 0-1 0-0 0, Ingalsbe 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 21-57 10-13 57.

KANSAS STATE: Caron 5-7 3-5 14, Knoll 2-9 0-0 4, Chambers 5-17 7-8 17, Craig 3-8 1-2 8, Woods 7-15 4-7 19, Brown 1-1 0-0 2, Spresser 0-1 0-0 0, Ellis 1-4 0-0 2, Malone 1-2 0-0 3. Totals 25-64 15-22 68.

Halftime — Kansas State 30, Fort Hays State 26. 3s — Fort Hays 5-17 (Keyser 2-4, Brown 1-3, Nelson 1-5, Chandler 1-1, Edwards 0-1, Bohuslavsky 0-2, Lunsford 0-1); Kansas State 3-18 (Caron 1-1, Craig 1-3, Woods 1-3, Knoll 0-3, Chambers 0-6, Spresser 0-1, Ellis 0-1.) Assists — Fort Hays 9 (2-Brown, Bohuslavsky, Shaw), Kansas State 9 (Chambers 5). Rebounds — Fort Hays 40 (Lehman 12), Kansas State 41 (Chambers 10).

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