Jayhawks Face Cowgirls in Stillwater on Wednesday
Jan. 8, 2007
LAWRENCE, Kan. –
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Date: Wednesday, Jan. 10
Tip-off: 6 p.m.
Location: Stillwater, Okla.
Venue: Gallagher-Iba Arena
KU leads 27-19
Series in Stillwater: KU leads 10-9
Last Season: KU defeated OSU, 66-46
Current Win Streak: 1, Kansas
Record: 192-100 overall and 34-38 at KU
vs. OSU: 1-1
OSU Coach: Kurt Budke
Record: 371-71 overall and 18-24 at OSU
vs. KU: 0-1
Jayhawk Radio Network
Play-by-Play: Nate Bukaty
Color Analyst: Brian Hanni
Kansas (5-9, 0-2 Big 12) travels to Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater, Okla. to face OklahomaState (12-2, 0-1) on Wednesday, Jan. 10. The Cowgirls are a perfect 9-0 at home this season. Tip-off is set for 6 p.m. and can be heard on the Jayhawk Radio Network.
-As of Monday, KU’s strength of schedule (www.collegeRPI.com) was ranked 22nd in the nation, tops among Big 12 teams.
-The Big 12’s top two freshmen scorers will be on the court Wednesday. OSU’s Andrea Riley (11.1 ppg) is just ahead of Kelly Kohn’s 11.0 points per contest.
-Porscha Weddington leads all Big 12 freshmen in rebounding (2.3 rpg).
-KU’s freshmen class has scored 502 of the Jayhawks 803 points this season (63 percent).
-Kansas returns to Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday, Jan. 13 to tussle with Nebraska. The Jayhawks and Cornhuskers will tip-off at 7 p.m. The game is the beginning of a three-game home stand for KU.
The Cowgirls opened the season 8-0 and sit at 12-2 following a loss at Texas Tech, 75-49, to open their Big 12 schedule … OSU holds a three-game winning streak against the Jayhawks at home … Kurt Budke is in his second year at the helm of the OSU program … Budke earned a bachelor’s degree in physical education from Washburn in 1984 before adding a master of science degree from Wichita State in 1985, as a player, he earned all-conference honors at Barton County Junior College in 1981 … Oklahoma State’s leading scorer, Maria Cordero, was a teammate of KU’s Shaquina Mosley for one season at Central Arizona CC … The Cowgirls have four players who score double-figures … OSU is out-scoring its opponents by an average of 27.7 points and out-rebounding the opponent by 15.1 boards per contest … Oklahoma State was picked to finish 12th in the preseason Big 12 coaches’ poll.
Bonnie Henrickson is 1-1 all-time against Oklahoma State and 0-1 at Gallagher-Iba Arena … The Jayhawks are looking to snap a five game losing streak … Freshman LaChelda Jacobs has scored 18 points in two of KU’s last three games … Freshman Porscha Weddington has pulled down 16 rebounds since receiving her first career start against Xavier on Dec. 31 … Wednesday’s game is one of only six regular season games for KU that will not be broadcast on T.V. … Freshman Kelly Kohn is second in scoring among Big 12 freshmen … Kohn and junior Taylor McIntosh are the only two KU players to start every game this season … The Jayhawks are shooting 35 percent from the floor away from Allen Fieldhouse this season… KU’s bench has out-scored its opponents bench 356-211 this season.