Kansas State vs Lamar

Kansas State senior guard Kayla Goth (10) drives the ball up the court against Lamar senior guard Chastadie Barrs (10) during a game on Dec. 5. Goth scored 17 points and handed out 10 assists in Wednesday’s 96-58 loss at No. 25 Iowa State.

Kayla Goth is finding her groove.

Goth, Kansas State’s senior point guard. was named the Big 12 Player of the Week, the conference announced Monday. It marks the first time in her career she’s earned the honor.

Goth is the first Wildcat to be the conference’s player of the week since Brittany Chambers in 2013.

Goth is the 27th K-State player to earn the weekly conference honor and the first since head coach Jeff Mittie took over in 2014.

K-State picked up victories over Lamar and Little Rock last week. In those wins, Goth averaged 17.5 points, 6.5 assists, 4.5 boards and 1.5 steals. She shot 57.9 percent from the floor.

She had a double-double against Lamar, scoring 20 points and adding 10 assists.

In that victory, Goth became the 10th player in program history to tally at least 350 assists and 300 rebounds in a career.

During the win against Lamar, the 2019 Nancy Lieberman Award candidate became the 10th player in program history with 350 or more assists and 300 or more career rebounds.

Goth scored 15 points to go with six rebounds, three assists and one steal in a 53-47 win at Little Rock.

She leads the conference in assists with 57 and is second in assists per game at 6.3.

She’s the second-leading scorer on K-State with 11.3 points per game.

The Wildcats, who have won four in a row, will play Arizona State in La Crosse, Wisconsin, on Dec. 16.

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