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Longhorn Women clawed by Kansas State, 64-55

 

Courtesy of Texassports.com AUSTIN, Texas - In a game that saw eight lead changes, Kansas State went ahead for the final time with just less than five minutes to play and beat the Texas Women's Basketball team 64-55 on Wednesday at the Erwin Center.

Chassidy Fussell scored 23 points to lead the Longhorns, including a career-high five 3-pointers. Ashleigh Fontenette also contributed a double-digit scoring performance, finishing with 17 points, nine rebounds and five assists.

The Longhorns shot just 44.4 percent (8-for-18) from the free throw line, but out rebounded the Wildcats 40-30.

Three Wildcats finished in double figures. Brittany Chambers led Kansas State with 17 points, while Jalana Childs and Tasha Dickey finished with 16 and 10, respectively.

UT travels to Ames, Iowa, on Saturday, Feb. 4 to take on Iowa State. Tipoff is scheduled for 1 p.m. Central.

POSTGAME NOTES TEAM -Texas holds a 12-10 advantage in its all-time series against Kansas State. -Held Kansas State without a field goal over a 10:11 span (from 1:08, 1st half to 10:57, 2nd half) -Outrebounded Kansas State by a 37-30 margin

INDIVIDUAL

Ashleigh Fontenette -Reached double figures in scoring (17 points) for the 12th time this season and 58th time of her career

Chassidy Fussell -Scored 20 points or more (23 points) for the eighth time this season and 21st time of her career -Reached double figures in scoring for the 19th time this season and 47th in her career -Set a new career high in three-point field goals made (five) and tied her career high in field goals made (nine)

Kansas State Wildcats
STARTERSFGM-A3PM-AFTM-AOFFREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS
Brittany Chambers, NA 4-12 0-4 0-0 1 4 1 0 0 1 3 8
Tasha Dickey, G 3-8 1-2 0-0 0 2 0 2 0 4 1 7
Jalana Childs, NA 3-11 0-1 0-0 1 2 0 0 1 0 2 6
Branshea Brown, NA 1-3 0-0 1-2 0 2 2 5 1 1 0 3
Mariah White, NA 1-4 0-1 0-0 0 2 2 2 0 1 2 2
BENCHFGM-A3PM-AFTM-AOFFREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS
Chantay Caron, NA 2-4 2-3 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6
Ashia Woods, NA 0-2 0-1 0-0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
TOTALSFGM-A3PM-AFTM-AOFFREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS
14-44 3-12 1-2 2 13 5 9 2 7 10 32
31.8% 25.0% 50.0%
 
Texas Longhorns
STARTERSFGM-A3PM-AFTM-AOFFREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS
Chassidy Fussell, NA 8-14 5-7 0-0 1 5 0 2 0 2 0 21
Ashleigh Fontenette, NA 5-10 2-4 0-0 3 7 4 0 1 6 0 12
Yvonne Anderson, NA 0-5 0-1 1-4 0 2 4 0 0 0 1 1
Ashley Gayle, NA 0-0 0-0 0-2 0 4 1 1 1 2 1 0
Cokie Reed, NA 0-2 0-1 0-0 1 3 0 1 1 2 0 0
BENCHFGM-A3PM-AFTM-AOFFREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS
Nneka Enemkpali, NA 1-3 0-0 2-2 0 5 1 0 1 4 1 4
Anne Marie Hartung, NA 1-2 0-0 0-0 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 2
Tiffany Moore, NA 0-0 0-0 0-0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0
TOTALSFGM-A3PM-AFTM-AOFFREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS
15-36 7-13 3-8 8 31 10 4 4 16 6 40
41.7% 53.8% 37.5%

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