Jan. 9, 2005
Kansas 65, at Kentucky 59
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No. 2 Kansas’ win at No. 8 Kentucky
…Makes Kansas 11-0 for the first time since the 1996-97 Jayhawks were 22-0 and finished the season 34-2.
…Gives KU a 2-0 record against ranked teams this season – both wins came against top 10 teams.
…Makes Kansas 21-3 (87.5 percent) in its last 24 games.
…Gives Kansas is fourth win against Kentucky, its first in Lexington and makes the series 19-4 in favor of Kentucky.
…Makes Kansas head coach Bill Self 35-9 in his second season at Kansas, 242-114 in his 12th season overall and makes him 1-1 all-time against Kentucky.
…Gives Kansas a 1-0 road record this season.
…Makes Kansas 1,835-762 all-time.
–Junior Christian Moody scored a career-high 11 points and was named the CBS Chevrolet Player of the Game for Kansas.
–Moody’s seven rebounds marked the fifth time this season the forward has recorded seven or more boards in a game.
–Freshman C.J. Giles started his third straight game and scored a career-high 10 points on 5-for-5 shooting.
–Giles had two blocked shots at Kentucky and now has eight blocked shots in his last four games.
–Freshman Alex Galindo recorded a career-high four blocked shots. Galindo entered the game with one blocked shot for the season.
–Senior Michael Lee scored seven points and has averaged 8.5 points in his last two games. Lee entered the Kentucky game with a 3.9 ppg for the season.
–After not scoring against Texas A&M, sophomore J.R. Giddens registered his seventh double-figure scoring game of the season with 10 points.
–Senior Aaron Miles two steals marked the eighth time this season he has two or more steals in a game.
–Senior Keith Langford has scored 10 or more points in all but two games this season.
–Langford’s seven rebounds at Kentucky ties a season high. He also had seven against Nevada and Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
–After entering the Texas A&M game making 61.7 percent of its free throws, Kansas is making 78.8 percent from the line in its last two games – 22-27 against A&M and 19-25 at Kentucky.
–The Jayhawks have held nine of its 11 opponents to under 70 points and four of those to under 60.
–This marked the third game Kansas has trailed at the half this season.
–Kansas made at least one three-point field goal in 156 straight games.
–Kansas has held opponents to under 100 points in each of its last 95 games.
–Kansas’ 21 points in the first half were a season low.
–KU’s seven first-half field goals were its fewest since making six at Nevada last season.