Sweat scores 30 as Kansas State beats WSU

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by Associated Press

NWCN.com

Posted on August 15, 2009 at 1:35 PM

Updated Thursday, Sep 24 at 12:35 PM

PULLMAN, Wash. - Ashley Sweat scored 30 points to help No. 22 Kansas State match the best start in school history with a 74-58 win over Washington State yesterday.

Marlies Gipson added 16 points and a season-best 13 rebounds for the Wildcats, whose 11-0 record equals the mark set by the 1968-69 team.

Jazmine Perkins led Washington State (7-4) with 18 points. Heather Molzen had her second double-double of the season with 13 points and a team-high 11 rebounds. Rosie Tarnowski and April Cook each had 10 points for the Cougars.

Kansas State led by as many as 12 in the first half at 29-17, but Washington State wouldn't back down as the Cougars closed the half on a 13-4 run.

Leading only 53-51, Kansas State used an 8-0 run to put the game away.

Washington State kicks off its Pac-10 season next Saturday against Washington in Seattle.

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