Postgame Notes

Jan. 4, 2009

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Postgame Notes

Kansas 91, New Mexico State 49

January 4, 2009

Kansas‘ win over New Mexico State…

– Makes Kansas 10-2 for the second straight season.

-Gives the Jayhawks a 1-1 mark versus New Mexico State.

-Makes Kansas 7-0 in Allen Fieldhouse this year.

-Improves KU head coach Bonnie Henrickson to 67-67 at Kansas, 225-129 overall and 1-0 against NMSU.

-Makes Kansas 663-465 all time.


– Freshman Aishah Sutherland played a career-high 16 minutes. Her previous career high was 12 minutes against Sacred Heart on November 14, 2008. Sutherland also recorded her first two assists of the season.

– The starting lineup included junior Danielle McCray, sophomore Nicolette Smith, junior Porscha Weddington, senior Ivana Catic and junior Sade Morris. This is the first time Kansas has started with these five players all season.

– Kansas held New Mexico State to only 23.1 percent shooting from the field in the first half. This is the lowest percentage for a half Kansas has held an opponent to all season.

– Every eligible player recorded at least minutes of playing time. This marks the first time this season.

– Junior Rebecca Feickert hit two three-pointers breaking her career-high of one three-pointer against Marquette on December 7, 2008.

– Senior Katie Smith broke four career high records in free throws made, minutes played, total points, and total rebounds. She made four free throws, which broke her current record of two. She played 10 minutes, breaking her record of seven. She scored six points breaking her previous high of four, and grabbed five rebounds, which broke her old record of three.

– Senior Marija Zinic recorded a season-high six free throw attempts and recorded an assist for the third time this season.

– Ivana Catic tied her season-high records of one three-pointer, seven points and three steals.

– Danielle McCray recorded her fourth double-double of the season finishing with 17 points and 12 rebounds.

– Junior Kelly Kohn recorded a season-high three steals, beating her current record of one against New Orleans on November 30, 2008.

– Kansas’ 49 rebounds mark the second-highest amount of rebounds only to 54 against New Orleans on November 28, 2008.

– Kansas has scored 90 or more points three times this season.