MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia, using a balanced scoring attack to counter K-State’s All-Big 12 guard Brittany Chambers, on Tuesday dumped the Wildcats 66-57 at WVU Coliseum.
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It was the fourth straight loss for Kansas State, 13-15 and 4-12 in the Big 12, which squandered a 36-point night from Chambers, who made 14 of 25 field goals and was six of 10 from beyond the three-point arc.
West Virginia, 17-10 and 9-7, put four players in double figures. Ayana Dunning and Christal Caldwell each had 15 points. Jess Harlee added 11 points, and Averee Fields had 10.
K-State broke to a 31-23 halftime lead, and held a 43-36 lead with 13:03 left in the game. But the Mountaineers put together an 18-4 run, and the Wildcats never recovered.
For the game, K-State shot 35 percent from the field while West Virginia shot 43 percent. The Mountaineers held a 41-35 edge in rebounds and enjoyed a 40-16 advantage in points in the paint.