Jan. 19, 2008
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Saturday, Jan. 19, 2008
Kansas’ win over Missouri…
… Makes KU 12-5 on the season and 1-3 in the Big 12.
… Makes the Jayhawks 9-1 at home this season, their best start at home since the team won their first 12 at home during the 2005-06 season.
… Makes Kansas 39-34 against its Border Showdown rival, including 18-11 at Allen Fieldhouse. KU has now won three of its last four meetings with the Tigers.
… Makes head coach Bonnie Henrickson 52-54 at Kansas and 210-116 overall in her career. Henrickson improves to 5-3 against Missouri in her career.
… Cuts Missouri’s lead in the Border Showdown challenge to 8.0 to 6.0, heading into tonight’s men’s basketball game in Columbia.
— For the fifth straight game, Kansas employed a starting lineup including Ivana Catic, Sade Morris, Danielle McCray, Taylor McIntosh and Krysten Boogaard.
— Freshman Krysten Boogaard made her presence felt early, scoring 10 of KU’s first 16 points, while grabbing five boards in the first nine minutes of action. Boogaard finished with 17 points.
— During the first half, Kansas went on a 15-2 run, which stretched a 10-8 lead into a 25-10 advantage.
— The Jayhawks are a perfect 12-0 this season when holding a lead at the half.
— Sophomore Danielle McCray collected her fourth career double-double, scoring 15 points, and grabbing 12 rebounds. It marked KU’s sixth double-double this season.
— McCray also matched a career high with five steals in the game. Dating back to the Boston University game, McCray has averaged 3.2 steals per game.
— As a team Kansas shot 79 percent (11-for-14) from the free throw line, while Missouri shot just 46 percent (5-for-11).
— Boogaard’s 17 points were the most she has scored in a home game this season. It also marked her first game where she scored in double-digits since the San Jose State game, exactly one month ago to the date.
— For the second game in a row, Boogaard matched a season high with three blocked shots.
— Sophomore Sade Morris was the third Kansas player to score in double-figures with 10 points and a career-high seven assists.
— Kansas’ bench outscored Missouri’s 14-1 and had an 8-0 advantage in fast break points.
— The teams tied with 28 points in the paint each, and 16 points off turnovers.
— The game attracted a season-high 4,912 fans to Allen Fieldhouse, the most since the Kansas-Kansas State game on March 2, 2006 attracted 5,271 fans.