Kansas 72 - Missouri 59: Game Notes

Jan. 17, 2010

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Postgame Notes

Kansas 72, Missouri 59

January 17, 2010

Kansas‘ Win ….

— Makes KU 11-5 for the second time in the last three seasons

— Extends KU’s all-time series advantage against Missouri to 41-36

— Improves Bonnie Henrickson’s record against Missouri to 7-5.


— Missouri’s 18 first-half points is a new opponent low in first-half scoring against KU this season. The previous low was UCLA’s 21 first-half points against KU on Dec. 3.

— Senior Danielle McCray scored 26 points, which marks McCray’s eighth 20+ game of the season and 38th of her illustrious career.

— McCray set a season-high in three-pointers made with five. Her career high is seven in last year’s victory against Baylor on March 4.

— Freshman Carolyn Davis set a new career-high with 13 points. Her previous best of six points was tallied on three prior occasions.

— Davis also set a career-high in rebounds with six. Her previous high was four rebounds versus UMKC earlier this season.

— Davis made the first start of her Jayhawk career.

— The Jayhawks used stifling defense to build their first-half advantage by forcing 14 Missouri turnovers and allowing just nine field-goals.

— KU was held scoreless in the second half for 5:32 before Sade Morris sunk two free-throws.

— Senior LaChelda Jacobs made her first start of the season in the place of injured Angel Goodrich. Jacobs scored two points and added seven rebounds in 23 minutes. Jacobs entered the game with 21 starts in her career.

— Junior Rhea Codio tied her career-high in minutes with nine. She recorded an assist, a rebound, and a steal.

— Junior Krysten Boogaard came off the bench for the first time this season and performed well, scoring eight points on 3-of-3 shooting and recording two blocked shots.

— Junior Marisha Brown set a career-high in assists with three in just seven minutes of play. Brown is the lone Jayhawk that hails from Missouri.

— The Jayhawks went 13-of-16 from the charity stripe, good for 81 percent free-throw percentage.

— Both teams struggled with turnovers, as KU had 23 and Missouri had 22.

— The 23 Jayhawk turnovers is a new season high. KU’s previous high of 20 occurred at Kansas State.

— KU outrebounded Missouri 37-31.