Kansas - Iowa State Postgame Notes
Jan. 12, 2005
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Jan. 12, 2005 – Hilton Coliseum – Ames, Iowa
Kansas’ Win Over Iowa State…
… Makes Kansas 12-0 for the first time since the 1996-97 season when the Jayhawks started the season 22-0 and finished the season 34-2.
…Makes KU 2-0 in Big 12 play for the 10th straight season dating back to 1995-96.
…Marks KU’s 158th win against Iowa State and makes the series 158-57 in favor of the Jayhawks.
…Gives KU its 16th win at Hilton Coliseum.
…Makes head coach Bill Self 36-9 at KU, 243-114 overall and 2-1 versus Iowa State.
…Gives KU a record of 21-3 in its last 24 games.
…Makes KU 1,836-763 all-time.
- Senior Wayne Simien returned to the lineup after missing four games (Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Georgia Tech, Texas A&M, Kentucky) with an injury. Simien added 13 points, nine rebounds three assists in a team-high 37 minutes.
- Senior guard Aaron Miles made his 119th career start tonight and surpassed Kirk Hinrich (118) for sole possession of seventh place on the KU all-time games started list.
- Miles also moved into ninth place above Calvin Thompson (3,655) on the KU all-time minutes played list with 3,680 for his career.
- Junior forward Christian Moody, who started the first 11 games of the season, sat out for the first time (injury) since March 21, 2004 versus Pacific (coach’s decision).
- Senior guard Keith Langford has played and scored in all 120 games of his career.
- KU’s five offensive rebounds marked a season-low.
- Iowa State set KU opponent season-highs in total field goals (27), field goal attempts (76) and two-point field goals made (22).
- Freshman forward Alex Galindo shot a career/season-high five free throws in six attempts and notched a career-best three steals at Iowa State.
- Freshman center C.J. Giles had a career-best two steals and played a season-high 21 minutes.