Kansas Postgame Notes

Jan. 15, 2007

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Kansas 80, Missouri 77

Jan. 15, 2007 – Lawrence, Kan.

Kansas’ win over Missouri…

… Improves Kansas to 16-2 on the season and 3-0 in Big 12 play.

… Gives Kansas its second-straight win against Mizzou and makes the all-time series 163-93 in favor of KU.

… Gives Kansas its eighth-straight win against Missouri in Allen Fieldhouse.

… Makes Kansas 3-0 in conference play for the 11th time in the last 12 seasons dating back to 1996.

… Gives Kansas its 10th straight victory.

… Improves KU to 11-1 at home this season, 175-11 in Allen Fieldhouse since 1994-95 and 581-105 all-time in the facility.

… Makes Bill Self 9-2 against Missouri, 88-26 while at Kansas and 295-131 overall.

… Makes Kansas 1,889-779 all-time.


  • Freshman Sherron Collins scored a career high 23 points, sunk a season-tying four three-pointers on a career high seven three-point attempts. Collins’ eight field goals on 14 attempts in his 26 minutes both set career highs.
  • Junior Russell Robinson’s two three-pointers tied a career high.
  • Junior Julian Wright dished out five assists, tying a career high. Wright pulled down double-figure rebounds for the second consecutive game, grabbing 10 on the night.
  • Junior Sasha Kaun tied a career high for assists (2), while grabbing seven boards, a new season high. Over his last five games, Kaun has shot 22-of-30, 73.3 percent.
  • Junior Rodrick Stewart tied a season high with one steal.
  • Kansas pulled down a season-high 35 defensive rebounds, while tying a season low with seven offensive rebounds.
  • The Jayhawk bench outscored the Tiger bench, 37-23.
  • Kansas has held every opponent this season under 50 percent shooting from the field. The Jayhawks have held 24 straight opponents and 53 of their last 54 under the 50 percent mark. KU’s last six opponents have been held under 40 percent.
  • Sophomore guard Matt Lawrence led the Tigers in scoring with 19 points on the evening.
  • Missouri set opponent season-highs for two-point field goals (22), three-point field goal attempts (30) and defensive rebounds (30). Missouri tied opponent season highs with 29 field goals and 43 rebounds.
  • Missouri’s 30 three-point field goal attempts are the most by a KU opponent since Bucknell attempted 31 on March 18, 2005.
  • Missouri attempted 16 more field goals than Kansas. This is the largest differential since Iowa State attempted 27 more shots on Jan. 28, 2006; (KU, 50- ISU, 57).
  • Missouri junior Kalen Grimes’ 11 defensive boards are the most by a KU opponent since Jozsef Szendrei of Oklahoma snagged 10 defensive boards on Feb. 23, 2003.