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KSU rallies to beat South Dakota State

Despite trailing by as many as 14 points in the first half, Kansas State rallied to defeat South Dakota State 56-51 on Tuesday night in Bramlage Coliseum.

K-State improved to 6-0 for the first time since the 2008-09 season and the fifth time in school history as Brittany Chambers led the Wildcats with 18 points.

Chambers connected on one of her team-high three three-pointer to provide K-State with a 50-49 advantage with 2:11 left to play in the game. Nearly a minute later, Branshea Brown's three-point play stretched K-State's lead to 53-49. The Wildcats were able seal the victory with free throws from White and Chambers down the stretch.

Chambers led the Wildcats with 18 points, her sixth game in double figures.

Kansas State will play No. 18 Iowa in Iowa City on Sunday.

SOUTH DAKOTA STATE: Rotert 6-15 2-5 17, Dietel 0-2 2-2 2, Sunnarborg 8-11 2-2 18, Michelson 1-3 0-0 2, Young 2-6 0-0 5, Paluch 2-2 0-0 5, Schuttloffel 0-1 0-0 0, Waytashek 0-2 0-0 0, Eide 0-1 0-0 0, Lingle 0-0 0-0 0, Strop 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 20-44 6-9 51.

KANSAS STATE: Childs 3-10 2-2 8, Brown 4-6 4-6 12, Chambers 5-15 5-6 18, Karr 3-8 1-2 7, White 0-1 1-2 1, Hill 2-4 0-0 6, Caron 0-1 0-0 0, Kulas 1-4 0-0 3, Ostermann 0-1 0-0 0, Chisholm 0-0 1-2 1, Voronenko 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 18-52 14-20 56.

Halftime — SDS 27, KSU 21. 3s — SDS 5-14 (Rotert 3, Young, Paluch), KSU 6-21 (Chambers 3, Hill 2, Kulas). Rebounds — SDS 31 (Dietel 8), KSU 30 (Brown 7). Assists — SDS 10 (Michelson 5), KSU 15 (Karr 5). Fouls — SDS 18, KSU 15. A — 2,767.

No. 24 Nebraska 65, UNLV 41

UNLV (4-2): Smith 1-3 7-8 10, Sanford 2-5 2-2 6, Nzeukou 1-1 0-0 2, Bell 2-7 0-1 4, Thompson 5-21 1-2 12, Styles 1-5 0-0 2, Helms 0-1 1-2 1, Anderson 0-0 0-0 0, Haynes 0-1 0-0 0, Morrison 0-1 2-2 2, Chaney 0-4 0-0 0, Byrd 0-1 2-2 2. Totals 12-50 15-19 41.

NEBRASKA (6-0): Hooper 5-9 2-4 16, Redmon 3-5 3-4 9, Moore 2-7 1-4 5, Burke 0-3 2-2 2, Kelley 3-8 2-2 9, McCann-Smith 4-8 1-2 13, Periago 0-1 0-0 0, Leick 2-4 1-1 5, Sidhu 0-2 2-2 2, Maurer 2-4 0-0 4. Totals 21-51 14-21 65.

Halftime—Nebraska 31-19. 3-Point Goals—UNLV 2-14 (Smith 1-3, Thompson 1-8, Haynes 0-1, Helms 0-1, Bell 0-1), Nebraska 9-22 (McCann-Smith 4-6, Hooper 4-6, Kelley 1-3, Periago 0-1, Moore 0-1, Maurer 0-1, Burke 0-2, Leick 0-2). Fouled Out—Sanford. Rebounds—UNLV 44 (Smith 12), Nebraska 31 (Redmon 6). Assists—UNLV 4 (Bell 2), Nebraska 16 (Moore 4). Total Fouls—UNLV 18, Nebraska 14. A—3,775.

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