Jan. 4, 2012
Kansas 72, No. 23 Texas 67
January 4, 2012
Kansas’ Win at Texas…
–Extends KU’s win streak to five games.
–Gives Kansas its first Big 12 Conference opener victory since 2005-06.
–Cuts Kansas’ deficit in the all-time series with Texas to 14-8.
–Gives the Jayhawks their first victory over a Top 25 opponent this season.
–Improves Kansas head coach Bonnie Henrickson to 3-5 against Texas, 129-109 at Kansas and 287-171 for her career.
–Gives Kansas a 93-148 all-time record in Big 12 play.
–Makes KU 726-507 all time.
–Kansas starters (career starts) – Angel Goodrich (55), Aishah Sutherland (64), Carolyn Davis (59), Monica Engelman (56) and Natalie Knight (12). Goodrich and Knight have started every game each has played while at Kansas.
–This marked the first KU victory over a ranked opponent since the Jayhawks defeated No. 20/22 Iowa State, 86-85, in overtime (2-9-11).
–Kansas’ 16 offensive rebounds were the second-most this season. The Jayhawks previously recorded 17 vs. Sam Houston State (12-28-11).
–The Jayhawks have scored at least one three-point field goal in 36 consecutive games.
–KU led at halftime (30-20) for the 12th time in 13 games. KU’s 30 points were the fewest in any half this season, while Texas’ 20 points tied for the fewest in the first half for a Kansas opponent.
–Junior G Angel Goodrich finished the contest with a career-high 22 points and nine assists. Her previous career-high of 20 points came against Creighton (12-13-09). She has had at least five assists in every game this season and 49 times during her career.
–Goodrich took two charges during the contest. She has now taken 12 charges in 13 games this season.
–Junior F Carolyn Davis scored 16 points, placing her at No. 18 on the KU career scoring list with 1,126 points.
–With her 10 rebounds, Davis recorded her third-straight double-double of the season and the 18th of her career.
–Davis and senior F Aishah Sutherland both moved a spot on the career blocks list. They had one and three blocks tonight, respectively. Davis is tied for ninth with 93 career blocks, while Sutherland is tied at the No. 4 spot with 122 blocks during her career.
–Junior G Monica Engelman recorded 19 points during the contest, a new season high. She previously had 17 points against Western Michigan (11-13-11). This was Engelman’s sixth double-figure scoring effort of the season and 39th of her career.
–Engelman eight made field goals were the most she has made all season.
–Freshman G Natalie Knight did not commit a single turnover for the second-straight contest and third time in four games. She has had just 17 turnovers this season, fewest among KU’s starters.