Jan. 5, 2005
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Kansas 65, Texas A&M 60
Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2005
Kansas’ win over Texas A&M…
…Makes Kansas 10-0 for the first time since the 1996-97 season when KU started 22-0 and finished the season 34-2.
…Gives KU its 16th straight win at home.
…Makes Kansas 10-0 all-time against Texas A&M.
…Gives Kansas its 14th straight win in a conference opener.
…Makes Kansas coach Bill Self 34-9 at KU, 241-114 overall and 2-2 versus Texas A&M.
…Gives KU an 19-3 record in its last 22 games.
…Makes KU 1,834-762 all-time and 560-101 at Allen Fieldhouse.
– Kansas was a perfect 6-for-6 from the charity stripe in the first half. The last time the Jayhawks failed to miss a free throw in half was against Nebraska when the `Hawks went nine-for-nine on Jan. 11, 2003.
– With his five assists tonight, senior Aaron Miles moved into first place on the Big 12 conference career assists list in conference games. He now has 355 passing former Oklahoma State guard Doug Gottlieb who had 354.
– The Jayhawks have held their opponents under 100 points for 94 straight games. The last team to score 100 points on KU was Texas on Feb. 11, 2002.
– KU has hit at least one three-pointer in 156 straight games. Kansas last failed to hit a trey in a loss to Texas in 2000.
– Miles is eighth on the all-time games started list with 117. He is one away from the seventh spot.
– Miles passed Raef LaFrentz and Adonis Jordan and now sits in 10th position on KU’s all-time minutes played list with 3,615.
– Senior Keith Langford has started and scored in all of his 118 games at Kansas.
– With his 15 points tonight, Miles became the 48th player in KU history to record 1,000 career points. His career total now sits at 1,001 leaving him three points shy of passing Norm Cook for 47th.
– With nine points tonight, Langford (1,557 points) moved past Kenny Gregory for 12th place on Kansas’ all-time scoring list.
– Junior Christian Moody set career-highs in free throws (seven) and free throw attempts (10). Moody’s 10 attempts tied Wayne Simien for the most free throw attempts in a game by a KU player this season.
– Senior Michael Lee played a season-high 28 minutes.
– Junior Moulaye Niang made a career-high two field goals and grabbed a career-high six rebounds in a season-high 11 minutes.
– Kansas set a new season-highs for free throws (22) and free throw percentage (81.5, 22-of-27).
– Kansas set new season-lows for field goals (19), field goal attempts (46), two point field goals (14), two point field goal attempts (27), offensive rebounds (10), defensive rebounds (17), total rebounds (27), assists (10) and turnovers (eight). KU tied a season-low with two blocked shots.
– KU’s 17 defensive rebounds were the fewest since the `Hawks pulled down 15 defensive boards against Nebraska on Feb. 15, 2004.
– The Jayhawks were outrebounded 33-27, marking the first time they have been outrebounded this season.
– Kansas’ 10 assists were the fewest since they dished out eight dimes against Texas on Feb. 23, 2004.
KU’s eight turnovers were the fewest since the Jayhawks committed seven against Kansas State on Jan. 28, 2004.