KANSAS STATE WILDCATS WOMENS BASKETBALL
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League: NCAA Division I
Conference: Big 12
Head Coach: Jeff Mittie
Home Arena: Bramlage Coliseum
NCAA Appearances: 16
WNIT Appearances: 6
Kansas State Wildcats Women's Basketball TicketsIn Head Coach Jeff Mittie’s third season with Kansas State, his Wildcats became the 20th program in the history of NCAA Division I women’s basketball to record 900 or more wins. The Wildcats went on to appear in the NCAA tournament, making it to the second round in 2016 and 2017 while exiting in the first round in 2019. With two conference opponents, Texas and Baylor, and with more all-time wins than Kansas State, the Wildcats face a tough regular-season schedule and conference tournament bracket. All-American candidate Peyton Williams and All-Big 12 candidates Rachel Ranke, Christianna Carr and Angela Harris started the 2019-20 season as the leaders of a team with its sights set on postseason goals. In the Jeff Mittie era, the 2019-20 season ranked third for points returning and percentage of points returning. With this much talent coming back, will Kansas State be able to continue their climb in the Big 12 and NCAA postseason? To find out in person, grab your tickets today at StubHub.
Who are considered the Kansas State Wildcats greats?Nicole Ohlde played for the Wildcats from 2000-2004 and was a two-time consensus first-team All-American. Kendra Wecker was a Wildcat from 2001-2005. Wecker was honored as the 2005 Big 12 Conference Player of the Year. Tammie Romstad wore the No. 33 jersey for the Cats from 1979-1982. Romstad finished her career with the single-season rebounding record of 337. From 1981-1983, Priscilla Gary-Sweeney played for Kansas State and was the program’s first Kodak All-American. Shalee Lehning, a Wildcat from 2005-2009, was the 25th overall pick in the second round of the 2009 WNBA Draft. Brittany Chambers played for the Wildcats from 2009-2013. She set the school record for points in a season (778) and points per game in a season (21.0).
How many Kansas State women have been chosen in the WNBA draft?Olga Firsova was chosen by the New York Liberty in the 2000 draft. In 2004, Nicole Ohlde was chosen by the Minnesota Lynx. Two Wildcats were selected in 2005, with Kendra Wecker chosen by the San Antonio Stars and Megan Mahoney selected by the Connecticut Sun. In 2009, Shalee Lehning went to the Atlanta Dream. Brittany Chambers was selected in the 2013 draft by the Los Angeles Sparks. Most recently, Breanna Lewis was selected by the Dallas Wings in 2017. Although she previously played for the ABL’s Columbus Quest, Shanele Stires, who played for the Wildcats from 1993-1995, was drafted by the Minnesota Lynx in the fourth round of the 2000 draft. While not drafted, Claire Coggins and Laurie Koehn secured spots on WNBA teams.
Where do the Kansas State Wildcats play their home games?The Wildcats play their home games at the Bramlage Coliseumin Manhattan, Kan.,, which is known by K-State fans as the "Purple Palace." The Wildcats have an impressive 148-17 home record against non-conference opponents in the last 20 seasons. Although the coliseum has an official seating capacity of 12,528, the Kansas State players had a record crowd of 13,466 cheering them on vs. Nebraska in 2002.
When was Jeff Mittie hired to coach the Wildcat women?One of the winningest active coaches in NCAA Division I women's basketball, Jeff Mittie was hired by Kansas State in 2014. Since joining the Wildcats, he has 100 wins and a winning percentage of .602. For his career, Mittie had 554 total wins as of February 2020.
How can I get Kansas State Wildcats tickets?Tickets for Kansas State University women’s basketball can be found at StubHub for all home and away games and postseason tournaments.
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