KU Iowa State Notes
Jan. 28, 2006
Kansas 95, at Iowa State 85
January 28, 2006
Hilton Coliseum – Ames, Iowa
Kansas’ win at Iowa State
… Makes Kansas 13-6 overall, 4-2 in Big 12 play and 3-1 in true road games this season.
… Gives Kansas a 10-2 record in its last 12 games.
… Makes Bill Self his 60th win at Kansas, 267-127 overall and 3-2 against Iowa State.
… Gives Kansas its second straight win in Ames, Iowa and makes the series 159-58 in favor of the Jayhawks (61-36 in games played in Ames).
… Improves Kansas to 122-28 all-time in Big 12 regular-season games.
… Makes Kansas 1,861-776 all time.
Kansas’ 95 points were the third most scored this season (102 vs. Chaminade, 96 vs. Nebraska).
Today marked the fourth straight game when Kansas has shot 50 percent or better from the field and ninth time this season. KU has outshot all but one team this season.
Kansas was 13-for-14 from the free throw line in the final five minutes of the game.
Kansas had two 20 point scorers for the second straight game. At Texas A&M, Russell Robinson had 24 and Brandon Rush 22. At Iowa State Mario Chalmers had 21 and Rush 20. KU has had 10, 20 point efforts this season.
KU won the rebound battle 42-32 today to mark the 13th time this season the Jayhawks have outrebounded its opponent.
Freshman Mario Chalmers’ 21 points today were one shy of his career high. Chalmers has three games of 20 points or more this season with those three in the last five outings.
Chalmers’ six steals were a career high and the most by a Jayhawk this season.
Freshman Brandon Rush recorded his second double-double of the season with 20 points and 10 rebounds. His first double-double was against Kentucky (24 points, 12 rebounds).
Rush recorded his second straight 20-point game and fourth of the season.
Sophomore Darnell Jackson tied his career high with 13 points (13 vs. Nebraska on Jan. 21). His eight rebounds were one shy of a career high.
Jackson is averaging 12.7 points in his last three games.
Freshman Julian Wright had his second straight start and responded with a career-high eight rebounds.
Wright’s 13 points today were one shy of his career high (14 vs. Western Illinois). It marked the eighth game this season where he has scored in double figures.
Iowa State’s 85 points were the most scored on KU in a regulation game this season.