Kansas/Colorado Postgame Notes

Jan. 15, 2005

Recap | Box Score | Quotes

BOULDER, Colo. –

No. 2 Kansas 76, Colorado 61<?xml:namespace prefix=”o” ns=”urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office”?>

Jan. 15, 2005 Coors Events Center Boulder, Colo.

Postgame Notes

Kansas’ Win Over Colorado…

… Makes Kansas 13-0 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 3-0 in Big 12 play for the 10th straight season dating back to 1995-96.

…Makes the series against Colorado 108-39 in favor of the Jayhawks.

…Gives KU its 18th win at Coors Events Center and 33rd win in Boulder, Colo.

…Makes head coach Bill Self 37-9 at KU, 244-114 overall and 3-0 versus Colorado.

…Gives KU a record of 22-3 in its last 25 games.

…Makes KU 1,837-763 all-time.

Notes

  • Freshman forward Alex Galindo made his first career start for the Jayhawks.
  • The Kansas senior class of Aaron Miles, Keith Langford, Wayne Simien and Michael Lee enjoyed their 100th career win.
  • Simien notched his third first-half double-double of the season with 11 points and 10 rebounds. He finished the game with 23 points and 17 boards (ties his career-high) in a game-high 38 minutes.
  • Simien surpassed Jacque Vaughn, Scot Pollard and Greg Dreiling and jumped into 27th place on the KU all-time scoring list with 1,223 points for his career.
  • With his six assists, Miles moved into the NCAA Top 20 career assists leaders list. Miles now has 829 for his career and needs five to surpass Pooh Richardson of UCLA for 19th place in the record book.
  • Freshman center Sasha Kaun scored a career-best eight points (3-for-3, 2-for-3 from the free throw line) in 11 minutes of play.
  • Langford has played and scored in all 121 of his games at Kansas.
  • KU’s 27 free throws made and 37 attempted marked season-highs. The Jayhawks’ 17 offensive rebounds also tied a season-best (17 vs. Vermont).
  • Colorado’s 12 two-point field goals made and two steals marked KU opponent season-lows. The Buffaloes’ 22 offensive rebounds, two disqualifications and 24 fouls marked KU opponent season-highs.
  • KU has held all 13 opponents this season to under 50 percent shooting. The Jayhawks have also outshot 11 of their foes in 2004-05.