UH women’s basketball falls to Kansas State in fifth straight loss
UH women’s basketball lost its fifth straight game, falling to Kansas State 73-59 on Sunday in Manhattan, Kansas to drop to 1-7 overall on the season.
The Cougars got out to a good start, leading 20-17 at the end of the first quarter. However, the second quarter was the turning point for Kansas State, as the Wildcats outscored the Cougars 23-9 and took a 40-29 lead into the half.
Both teams struggled offensively in the third quarter, but Kansas State was able to extend its cushion, taking a comfortable 55-37 lead heading into the final ten minutes.
The Wildcats cruised to the finish line, winning by 14.
For the Cougars, junior guard Laila Blair finished with a team-high 16 points and was the only player for UH with double-digit scoring.
Senior guards Tiara Young and Britney Onyeje and graduate forward Tatyana Hill each scored eight points.