KU Postgame Notes

Jan. 17, 2007

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Jan. 17, 2007
Postgame Notes
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— Tonight’s game marked the second ever meeting between the Jayhawks and the Hornets from SacramentoState. The victory snapped the Jayhawks seven-game losing streak and makes them 2-0 all-time against SacramentoState.

— The starting lineup of Shaq Mosley, Porscha Weddington, Kelly Kohn, Sharita Smith, and Taylor McIntosh was a new starting five for KU for the third-straight game. This was the first time this combination of starters has been used this season and the 10th different combination used this season.

— The Jayhawks used balanced scoring early in the game. Eight Jayhawks scored prior to anyone recording their second field goal or free-throw make.

— SacramentoState led for the final time with 10:52 remaining in the first half with a 14-13 advantage. The Jayhawks then went on a 15-2 run over the next 6:40 to take a lead they would never relinquish.

— Senior guard Shaq Mosley set a career-high in rebounds in the first half with nine. She finished the game with 11.

— The Jayhawks were held scoreless the final five minutes of the first half.

— The Jayhawks won for only the fifth time in 30 tries in the Bonnie Henrickson era when committing more turnovers than their opponent.

— Shaq Mosley’s 10 points and 11 rebounds marks the first time this season that a Jayhawk has recorded a double-double. Mosley also contributed seven assists which was her season-high.

— Freshman Danielle McCray recorded a career-high seven field goal makes. She led the team in scoring with 15 points, which marks the seventh-straight game a Jayhawk freshmen has led the team in scoring.

–Sophomore Katie Smith’s free throw with 1:15 remaining in the game were the first points of her career.

— The Jayhawks’ bench outscored the Hornets’ bench, 45-0.

— The Jayhawks outrebounded the Hornets, 41-27.

— The Jayhawks shot 57% from the field in the second half after shooting just 45% in the first half. This marks the seventh straight game that the Jayhawks have shot for a higher percentage in the second half compared to the first half. The 57% shooting in the second half was the best the Jayhawks have shot from the field in the second half this season.