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2008 Phillips 66 Big 12 Women's Basketball Championship
Game 5: No. 1 Kansas State vs. No. 8 Iowa State

March 12, 2008

Final Score: Iowa State 66 - Kansas State 65 (OT)

Iowa State: Lacy, Bolte, Ezell, Nisleit, Anderson
Kansas State: Lehning, Dietz, Kincaid, Sweat, Gipson

2007-08 Regular Season
Kansas State won both regular season matchups against Iowa State this season. The Wildcats rolled to an 80-49 victory in Manhattan in January, but narrowly edged the Cyclones, 45-42, on the road in Ames.

Updated Head-to-Head Figures

  • Kansas State leads the all-time series 43-25
  • KSU is now 5-2 against ISU in championship history
  • Now in his 13th year at ISU, Bill Fennelly is 17-11 against Kansas State
  • Deb Patterson is now 12-14 against Iowa State in her 12-year career at KSU

At the Conference Tournament

  • ISU (and Bill Fennelly) is now 20-10 all-time at the conference tournament
  • KSU currently owns a 11-12 overall record in tourney action

At Municipal Auditorium

  • ISU is 15-5 all-time at Municipal Auditorium

Round Two

  • The Wildcats are now 5-4 all-time in the second round
  • The Cyclones are currently 7-4 in second-round games
  • The No. 1 is 11-1 in the second round, while the eighth seed currently stands 1-4.
  • This was the first time in championship history that a No. 1 seed was defeated in the first round

KSU by the Numbers

  • Marlies Gipson scored her 10th point of the game with :02 left in the first half to put her team up 25-24 heading into intermission. The McPherson, Kansas, native has now posted double-digit points in 23 games and 15+ points in seven contests this season.
  • Gipson, the team's leader in blocks, has now had a block in all but three of the team's 30 games this season. With her pair of stuffs, Wednesday, she is now seventh on the Big 12 career blocks list.
  • Shalee Lehning tallied her fifth double-double and 10th effort grabbing 10+ rebounds this season
  • Lehning, entering the game 11th in the nation in assists per game (6.4), has dished out five or more assists in 23 games this season.
  • Ashley Sweat has now blocked two or more shots in four contests this season
  • KSU, the conference's leader in 3-point field goal percentage defense, gave up 12 treys on the day
  • The Wildcats went on a 7-0 run to end the half and are now 19-2 on the season now when leading at the halfway point
  • KSU is still looking for its 100th win (currently at 99) in program history in the month of March

ISU by the Numbers

  • Heather Ezell scored eight 3-pointers to break the previous Big 12 Championship single game record of seven. She is now six treys off the sixth spot on ISU's 3-point FG made list
  • Ezell's 26 points was her second-highest total of the season
  • Jocelyn Anderson recorded her third double-double since the opening of conference play
  • Alison Lacey tied her career high in steals with three
  • When trailing at the half ISU is 3-8. It is the second time of the season they trailed by one at intermission.
  • This is the 10th time that the team has had four players score in double digits
  • The Cyclones have now hit a 3-pointer in 412 consecutive contests
  • This is the 10th time this season that the team has drained 10+ treys in a game
  • The team's .333 regulation free throw percentage was its second lowest of the season
  • ISU is now 3-7 in 2007-08 against AP top-25 teams


  • This was just the fifth time in tournament history that a game went to overtime (Missouri beat Oklahoma in OT on Tuesday)
  • The Cyclones are now undefeated (2-0) this season in the overtime period
  • The Wildcats currently stand 1-0 on the season in games sent to OT. They are now 1-1 in the extra frame at the Big 12 Championships and 0-1 at conference against ISU.
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