The NC State women’s basketball team picked up its sixth straight win Saturday evening at the 2013 San Diego Surf ‘N Slam Tournament, claiming a 77-60 decision over the Kansas State Wildcats. Senior post players Markeisha Gatling and Kody Burke each recorded double-doubles in the victory.
The win gives the Wolfpack (12-1) its second six-game winning streak since the 2007-08 campaign. Both of the aforementioned six-game winning streaks have been achieved this season under new head coach Wes Moore and his staff.
Holding a five-point lead at halftime, the Wolfpack outscored the Wildcats (5-5) by an impressive 41-29 margin during the final 20 minutes to earn the win.
Gatling was 8 for 9 from the field, scored 21 points and had 12 rebounds in twenty-six minutes. Gatling has missed a total of 4 shots out of 36 attempts in her last three games.