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Kansas State Wildcats
Kansas State Wildcats athletic logo

University Kansas State University
Conference Big 12
Location Manhattan, KS
Head coach Deb Patterson (13th year)
Arena Bramlage Coliseum
(Capacity: 12,528)
Nickname Wildcats
Colors Purple and White

             

Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Away
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Alternate jersey
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Alternate
NCAA/AIAW Tournament Elite Eight
1977, 1982
NCAA/AIAW Tournament Sweet Sixteen
1980, 1983, 1984, 2002
NCAA/AIAW Tournament second round
2003, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009
NCAA/AIAW Tournament appearances
1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1987, 1997, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009
Conference tournament champions
1984, 1987
Conference regular season champions
1976, 1977, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1987, 2004, 2008

The Kansas State Wildcats women's basketball program is the intercollegiate basketball program of the Kansas State University Wildcats. The program is classified in the NCAA's Division I, and the team competes in the Big 12 Conference.

The team has appeared in 17 NCAA and AIAW tournaments (second-most among Big 12 teams), and was crowned champion of the 2006 Women's National Invitation Tournament.

The team's current head coach is Deb Patterson. Patterson has coached Kansas State since 1996, and holds a 265-146 (.645) record as of the conclusion of the 2008-2009 season. She is Kansas State's all-time leader in wins, passing up Judy Akers, who won 206 games.[1] Under Patterson, the team has attended seven NCAA tournaments and won two conference championships.

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History

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AIAW tournament results

The Wildcats appeared in six AIAW tournaments prior to the creation of the NCAA tournament.[2][3] In 1971, Kansas State also appeared in the even earlier tournament sponsored by the Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (CIAW), advancing to the Elite Eight.[3]

Year Result
1973 Fifth in Tournament
1974 First Round (16 teams)
1975 Sixth in Tournament
1977 Elite Eight
1979 First Round (16 teams)
1980 Sweet Sixteen

NCAA tournament results

The first tournament the NCAA sponsored was the 1982 edition. Kansas State has appeared in eleven NCAA tournaments since that time.[2]

Year Result
1982 Elite Eight
1983 Sweet Sixteen
1984 Sweet Sixteen
1987 First Round
1997 First Round
2002 Sweet Sixteen
2003 Second Round
2004 Second Round
2005 Second Round
2008 Second Round
2009 Second Round

NCAA tournament seeding history

Years → '82 '83 '84 '85 '86 '87 '88 '89 '90 '91 '92 '93 '94 '95 '96 '97 '98 '99 '00 '01 '02 '03 '04 '05 '06 '07 '08 '09
Seeds→ 4 3 3 - - 9 - - - - - - - - - 10 - - - - 3 3 2 4 - - 5 5

WNIT results

Kansas State has appeared in the Women's National Invitation Tournament five times, including the first tournament held, in 1969.[3] The school was also invited to the tournament in 1970, 1999, 2006 and 2007. Kansas State won the tournament in 2006 and reached the semifinals again in 2007.

Notable Wildcat players and coaches

See also

References


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