MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) Bria Holmes had a career-high 31 points and Taylor Palmer surpassed the 1,000 point-mark on Saturday as #17 West Virginia defeated K-State 84-44.
The Cats took a 19-17 late in the first half on a Katya Leick three pointer, but the Mountaineers ended the first half on a 26-5 run to lead 43-24 at halftime. Holmes made 5 of 8 3-pointers and had 19 points before the break for WVU (20-3, 9-2 Big 12) which finished 11 of 19 from 3-point range as a team.
Leti Romero scored 12 points for K-State (9-13, 3-8) which shot just 26.7 percent from the field.
The Cats will host Texas on Wednesday night at 7:00pm at Bramlage Coliseum. Pregame begins at 6:30 on NewsRadio 1350 KMAN from the K-State Sports Network.