Big 12 Basketball

Kansas State Beats Wyoming in Women’s NIT Second Round

Kansas State guard Serena Sundell.

Kansas State made it a clean sweep for Big 12 teams in the Women’s NIT on Tuesday night, as the Wildcats defeated Wyoming, 71-55.

The Wildcats (19-16) followed Kansas (21-11) and Texas Tech (20-14), which won its second-round games on Monday night.

Kansas State will face Washington at a date, time and location to be determined.


With the Big 12’s six representatives in the NCAA Tournament already eliminated, the Wildcats, Jayhawks and Lady Raiders are the only Big 12 teams left in postseason action. Each is vying to become the first Big 12 teams since Oklahoma State in 2012 to win the WNIT.

Kansas State rushed out to a 22-12 first-quarter lead was up 36-20 by halftime. From there, the Wildcats were never threatened.

Serena Sundell led three Kansas State players in double figures with 20 points. She also had three rebounds, five assists and three steals.

Gabby Gregory poured in 19 points. She also had five rebounds and four assists.

Jaelyn Glenn set a Kansas State WNIT record with six steals. She also had four rebounds and two blocked shots.

Her sister, Brylee Glenn, had 10 points and five rebounds.

On Monday, Kansas (21-11) defeated arch-rival Missouri (18-13), 75-47, while Texas Tech (20-14) defeated former Southwest Conference rival SMU (17-13), 61-49.

The other two Super 16 matchups have already been set for Kansas and Texas Tech.

Kansas will host a former Big Eight and Big 12 rival, Nebraska, on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. central.

Texas Tech will hit the road for the first time in the WNIT when it travels to Fayetteville, Ark., to face Arkansas on Friday at 7 p.m.

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