Jan. 19, 2005

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Kansas Postgame Notes

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Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2005

Kansas’ Win Over Nebraska…

…Makes Kansas 14-0 for the first time since the 1996-97 season when KU started 22-0 and finished the season 34-2.

…Makes Kansas 4-0 in league play for the second straight season.

…Makes the series against Nebraska 155-71 in the Jayhawks’ favor.

…Gives KU its 16th straight win in Allen Fieldhouse, dating back to Jan. 25, 2004.

…Makes Kansas coach Bill Self 38-9 at KU, 245-114 overall and 4-1 all-time versus Nebraska.

…Gives KU a 23-3 record in its last 26 games.

…Makes KU 1,838-762 all-time.


– KU’s 21 first half points tied a season low for points in a half, also done in the first half at Kentucky on Jan. 9.

– Senior Aaron Miles collected eight assists to move his career total to 837, which moves him past Pooh Richardson of UCLA for 19th place on the NCAA all-time list. Miles needs 18 more dimes to catch Anthony Manuel of Bradley for a share of 18th place (855 assists).

– The Jayhawks have held their opponents under 100 points for 98 straight games. The last team to score 100 points on KU was Texas on Feb. 11, 2002.

– KU has hit at least one three-pointer in 160 straight games. Kansas last failed to hit a long ball in a loss to Texas in 2000.

– Senior guard Keith Langford has played and scored in all of his 122 games at Kansas.

– Langford became the 11th player in KU history to reach 1,600 career points. With nine points, he moved his career total to 1,608. He needs 19 points to catch Mark Randall for 10th place on the all-time scoring list (1,627 career points).

– Nebraska became KU’s second opponent in a row to have two players foul out. Colorado also had two players foul out on Jan. 15.

– The Jayhawks’ 59 points in the game marked a season low. The previous low was 64 versus South Carolina on Dec. 18.

– Kansas’ 59 points were its fewest points scored at home since the Jayhawks scored 53 points against Oklahoma on Feb. 20, 2000. KU won that game 53-50.

– Nebraska’s 57 points marked a KU opponent season-low in Big 12 play. The previous low was 60 points by Texas A&M. KU is holding league opponents to an average of 61.0 points per game.

– KU’s four three-point field goals tied a season-low, also done at Kentucky on Jan. 9 and vs. South Carolina on Dec. 18.

– Langford tied a season high with four three-point attempts, also done seven other times.

– Sophomore J.R. Giddens tied a season-high seven rebounds, also done in the season-opener versus Vermont on Nov. 19.

– Freshman Sasha Kaun tied a career-high with three blocked shots, also done versus Saint Joseph’s on Nov. 23.

– Kaun set a new career-high with 18 minutes played. His previous high was 14 minutes versus Nevada on Nov. 29. He has played double-figure minutes in three of the last four games.

– Senior Michael Lee tied his season-highs with three rebounds and two assists.

– Miles scored eight points to move past David Magley and Cedric Hunter for 44th place on the all-time scoring list. His career total is now 1,025 points and he needs three points for a share of 43rd place with Bill Bridges.

– Freshman Alex Galindo drew his first charge of the season.

– The Jayhawks forced their sixth shot clock violation of the season.

– KU has held all 14 opponents this season under 50 percent shooting.

– KU moved to 5-0 when being outrebounded by its opponent.