Postgame Notes

Jan. 9, 2008

Recap | Final Stats

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Wednesday, January 09, 2008

Postgame Notes

Kansas’ loss to OklahomaState…

… Makes Kansas 11-3 overall and 9-1 in Allen Fieldhouse.

… Makes Kansas 28-21 all-time against OklahomaState and 13-8 in games played in Lawrence.

… Makes KU head coach Bonnie Henrickson 209-114 overall, 51-52 at Kansas and 2-3 all-time versus OklahomaState.

Game Notes…

— Sade Morris notched her ninth contest with double-digit points, including the third time in her last four games, scoring a team-best 17 points. She has led the team in scoring five times this year.

–Morris was also a perfect 4-for-4 from the charity stripe and has made 15-of-17 free throw attempts in the last five games.

— Senior Taylor McIntosh scored 14 points, her seventh time in double figures this season, while also pulling down a team-best seven rebounds.

— McIntosh also notched her 50th consecutive start against OSU.

— Junior Ivana Catic played all 40 minutes against the Cowgirls, a season-high.

— Danielle McCray had nine points, marking the first time this season she has not recorded double digit scoring.

— Freshman Nicollette Smith recorded a career-high and game-best two steals and is the sixth different player to lead the team in steals in last six games (including ties).

— Smith saw 28 minutes of playing time, her most since the team’s season opener.

— Kansas’ 59-54 loss to OklahomaState was the fourth game this year decided by five points or less and the second contest in a row.

— Kansas is 6-1 when allowing its opponent between 50-59 points.

— KU recorded its best free-throw percentage of the year since its season opener. The Jayhawks made 6-of-7 from the charity stripe for 85.7-percent.

— For the second game in a row, the Jayhawks opened the game on a 9-0 run. KU added two more points before OSU made its first basket nearly five minutes into the first half.

–OklahomaState shot 44-percent from the field. KU has held all 14 of its opponents this year to under 50-percent shooting.