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Cats’ Big 12 women’s hoops schedule is set

By The Mercury

Before the Kansas State women’s basketball team begins its 10-day, three-game trip to Italy on Friday, the Big 12 announced the league slate Wednesday afternoon for the 2014 season.

K-State will open its 2014 Big 12 schedule on Jan. 2, against reigning Big 12 champion, Baylor. The Wildcats will play five home games in the month of January.

The Wildcats’ remaining Big 12 home schedule is as follows: Oklahoma State (Jan. 8), Iowa State (Jan. 18), Kansas (Jan. 25), Oklahoma (Jan. 29), Texas (Feb. 12), Texas Tech (Feb. 15), West Virginia (Feb. 22) and TCU (March 3).

K-State will play three of its first five games on the road and three of its final five away from Bramlage within the league. The Wildcats’ Big 12 road schedule unfolds as follows: at Texas (Jan. 5), at Oklahoma (Jan. 11), at Texas Tech (Jan. 14), at Baylor (Jan. 22), at Iowa State (Feb. 1), at West Virginia (Feb. 8), at TCU (Feb. 19), at Kansas (Feb. 26) and at Oklahoma State (March 1).

The Big 12 Women’s Basketball Championship will be March 7-10 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Okla.

The game times, promotional and television schedules will be released at a later date.

K-State will leave Friday for a 10-day, three-game trip through Italy. K-State fans can follow the Wildcats’ journey through Italy, as redshirt freshman Kelly Thomson will be writing a diary of the team’s travels at with photo galleries to accompany the diary. Senior Katya Leick will also provide a video diary of the team’s trip for K-StateHD.TV. The three games are set for Aug. 11, Aug. 12 and Aug. 17.

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