Postgame Notes

Jan. 27, 2007

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Kansas Postgame Notes
Kansas 97 , Colorado 74
Jan. 27, 2007 – Lawrence, Kan.

Kansas’ win over Colorado…
… Improves Kansas to 18-3 on the season and 5-1 in Big 12 play.
… Gives Kansas its eigth-straight win against Colorado and makes the all-time series 112-39 in favor of KU.
… Gives Kansas its 24th consecutive win against Colorado in Allen Fieldhouse.
… Improves KU to 12-1 at home this season, 176-11 in Allen Fieldhouse since the 1994-95 season and an all-time 592-105 record in the facility.
… Makes Bill Self 8-0 against Colorado, 90-27 while at Kansas and 297-132 overall.
… Improves Kansas to 1,891-780 all-time.

– The starting lineup of Mario Chalmers, Russell Robinson, Brandon Rush, Julian Wright and Sasha Kaun was used for the 10th time this season.
– Brandon Rush’s 21 points tied his season high (Dec. 11, 2006 vs. Northern Arizona).
– Russell Robinson tied a season high for points with 12.
– The Jayhawks set a season high for points with 97.
– Brady Morningstar tied a career high with five points.
– Chalmers and Rush each scored 21 points this afternoon. The last time two Jayhawks scored 20 points in a game came last season on Jan. 28, 2006 when Chalmers and Rush scored 21 and 20, respectively.
– The Jayhawks’ 19 steals tied for their most in a conference game (Jan. 28, 1998 vs. Baylor) and was their highest total since Jan. 2, 2003 against UNC-Asheville.
– Julian Wright’s six steals tied for a Kansas season high.
– Mario Chalmers’ three point field goal percentage (75 percent, 3-for-4) tied a Kansas individual season high (minimum three attempts).
– Kansas set new season highs for points (97), three-point field goals (11), three-point field goal percentage (64.7 percent, 11 for 17), free-throw percentage (84.2 percent, 16-for-19), and steals (19). Kansas also tied a season high with 19 turnovers.
– Kansas set a season low for rebounds (30).
– Colorado’s 30 turnovers were the most by a Kansas opponent since the Jayhawks forced 31 against Iowa on Dec. 8, 1998. It was the most turnovers by Colorado in a conference game since Feb. 15,1992.
– The Jayhawks’ seven second half three-point field goals were their most since March 1, 2006 against the Buffaloes.
– The Jayhawks’ 10 second half steals were their most in one half since recording 11 in the first half against USC on Dec. 4, 2006.
– Darnell Jackson’s free throw percentage (100 percent, 6-for-6) is the best by a Kansas player this season (minimum six made).
– Kansas is now 12-0 this season when scoring 80 or more points.
– Kansas has now held 27 consecutive opponents, and 56 out of 57, under 50 percent shooting.
– Colorado’s 30 turnovers were the most in a Big 12 game since Kansas State had 28 on Feb. 27, 2002.
– Colorado set season highs in free throw attempts (28) and turnovers (30).
– Colorado’s 10 steals were the most by a Kansas opponent this season.
– Colorado junior guard Richard Roby set Kansas opponent season highs for points (30) and field goals made (10).