Wildcats Secure Spot in Semifinals with Win Over West Virginia 65-62

By Jayson Henderson

K-State held off West Virginia late in a 65-62 win at the Phillips 66 Big 12 Women’s Basketball Championship. The Wildcats secured their spot in the semifinals with a defensive effort in the final three minutes. Ayoka Lee led K-State with 22 points, breaking school records for career rebounds and blocks. Serena Sundell contributed 14 points and eight assists, while Gabby Gregory added 11 points. West Virginia’s JJ Quinerly and Jordan Harrison combined for 43 points. K-State’s victory marks their 20th time advancing in the Big 12 Championship. They will face Texas in the semifinals on Monday.

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