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KU women top K-State in Big 12 opener

  • Associated Press
  • Published Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at 10:31 p.m.

— Angel Goodrich scored 17 points to lead No. 21 Kansas over Kansas State 72-63 Wednesday night in the Big 12 opener for both teams.

Haley Texada led Kansas State (9-4) with 21 points.

Goodrich, led five Jayhawks (10-2) in double figures, and had nine assists. Senior Monica Engelman, who scored 10 points, became the 25th player in Kansas history to score 1,000 points in a career. Natalie Knight had 16 points, Carolyn Davis had 14, and CeCe Harper added 10. Chelsea Gardner had seven rebounds.

Kansas State led 36-34 at halftime, but made only 11 of 36 shots (30.6 percent) in the second half. . Kansas started the second half with a 18-6 run to build a 10-point lead. K-State made it 56-52 with 7:24 to play, but couldn’t get any closer.

Texada, who was 6 of 12 from the field, led three Wildcats in double figures. Brittany Chambers had 15 points, and Chantay Caron had 11. Mariah White had six points, seven rebounds, six assists and four steals before fouling out.

The Jayhawks play at West VIrginia on Saturday. The Wildcats return home to fac TCU.

Kansas State (0-1, 9-4): Texada 6-12 8-9 21, Chambers 6-14 2-4 15, Craig 2-11 0-0 5, White 2-8 1-2 6, Woods 2-7 1-1 5, Caron 5-11 0-0 11, Spresser 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 23-63 (5-18) 12-16 63.

Kansas (1-0, 10-2): Davis 6-11 -22 14, Jackson 1-2 0-0 2, Goodrich 5-11 6-8 17, Engelman 4-7 0-0 10, Knight 7-10 1-1 16, Boyd 0-0 0-0 0, Cole 0-0 0-0 0, Williams 0-3 0-0 0, Gardner 1-3 1-3 3, Harper 4-7 0-0 10. Totals 28-54 (6-11) 10-14 72.

Halftime — KSU 36, KU 34. 3s — KSU 5-18 (Texada, Chambers, Craig, White, Caron), KU 6-11 (Harper 2, Engelman 2, Goodrich, Knight). Rebounds — KSU 35 (White 7), KU 36 (Gardner 7). Assists — KSU 10 (White 6), KU 16 (Goodrich 9). Fouls — KSU 14, KU 16. A — 3,727.

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