Kansas at Nebraska Postgame Notes

Jan. 21, 2009

Recap | Box Score

Kansas 58, Nebraska 67

January 21, 2009

Postgame Notes

Kansas‘ loss to Nebraska…

-Drops Kansas to 12-5 for the second straight season.

-Makes the series versus Nebraska 46-28, including a 13-17 mark in games played in Lincoln, while giving head coach Bonnie Henrickson a 3-7 mark all time against NU.

-Makes KU 665-468 all time.

Team Notes

-Kansas finished 60.9 percent from the field in the first half sinking 14 of its 23 shots from the field.

-For the contest, KU shot 51.1 percent from the field, its fifth game this season shooting over 50 percent.

-The Jayhawks finished with six team blocks, its most since rejecting seven shots against Pepperdine (Dec. 23).

-Nebraska’s 10 turnovers were the second fewest by a KU opponent this season.

-Of KU’s five losses, three have been by fewer than 10 points and four have been 10 or less.

-Junior Danielle McCray recorded her second straight contest of 20-plus points and seventh time of the season as she scored a career-best 30 points against the Cornhuskers. McCray hit 12-of-18 field goals (40.0 percent), including 3-for-3 from the three-point arc. She recorded 17 of KU’s 25 points in the second half en route to her third straight game with double digit points and eighth this year.

-McCray also tied a career best blocking three shots on the night.

-After starting the last six contests on the bench, junior LaChelda Jacobs earned a start at a Nebraska. Jacobs also recorded a team-high four assists during the game, her 11th contest with four or more dimes.

-Sophomore Krysten Boogaard recorded her first double-double of the season and fifth of her career scoring 18 points and pulling down 13 rebounds. Boogaard already had double digit points after the first half pouring in 12 points in the first 20 minutes.

-Senior Ivana Catic played a personal season-high 34 minutes an Nebraska.