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Nelson, Kansas St. end Chattanooga's streak

Mar 24, 2008 - 5:14 AM BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut (Ticker) -- Reserve Kelsey Nelson scored 20 points to help fourth-seeded Kansas State snap the nation's longest winning streak with a 69-59 victory over No. 12 Chattanooga on Sunday in the first round of the New Orleans Regional.

The Wildcats (22-9) set a women's NCAA Tournament record by knocking down all 21 of their free-throw attempts.

Marlies Gibson and Shalee Lehning each finished with 12 points as Kansas State ended Chattanooga's 24-game winning surge.

Laura Hall had 19 points and Brooke Hand added 15 for the Mocs (29-4), who committed 15 turnovers and shot just 36 percent (20-of-56) from the field.

Kansas State will play No. 4 Louisville in the second round on Tuesday.








  • NEW ORLEANS REGIONAL
    AT BRIDGEPORT CT
    NCAA WOMENS BB NEW ORLEANS REGIONAL
    FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
    --- --- -----
    CHATTANOOGA (12) 24 35 59
    KANSAS ST (5) 25 44 69 FINAL

    Mar 23 2:03 PM
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    UT-Chattanooga(12) 24, Kansas State(5) 25  HalfMar 23 1:32 PM


  • NEW ORLEANS REGIONAL
    AT BRIDGEPORT CT
    NCAA WOMENS BB (12) CHATTANOOGA 24
    (5) KANSAS ST 25 HALFTIME

    Mar 23 1:05 PM
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    RUWTbot Added 52 roots (Upset)

    UT-Chattanooga(12) 24, Kansas State(5) 25  HalfMar 23 1:05 PM