Jan. 29, 2005

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No. 6 Kansas 90, No. 13 Texas 65

January 29, 2005

Kansas’ win over Texas…

…Makes Kansas 16-1 for the first time since the 2000-01 season when KU also started 17-1.

…Makes the series against Texas 11-4 in the Jayhawks’ favor and snaps a two-game winning streak for UT.

…Makes Kansas coach Bill Self 40-10 at Kansas, 247-115 overall and 1-4 against the Longhorns.

…Makes KU 6-0 in league play for the first time since the 2001-02 team went 16-0.

…Gives KU a record of 25-4 in its last 29 games.

…Makes the Jayhawks 1,840-763 all-time and 562-101 in Allen Fieldhouse.


– Senior Wayne Simien’s 12 first half field goal attempts were the most by a KU player since teammate Keith Langford hoisted 12 against Baylor on Feb. 18, 2004.

– Sophomore J.R. Giddens dished out a career-high five assists.

– Simien recorded Kansas individual season-highs in points (27), field goals (11) and two point field goals (11). He tied an individual season-high with 16 two point field goal attempts.

– Simien recorded a season-best 27 points and also set season-highs in field goals (11) and steals (three).

– Simien recorded his sixth 20-point game of the season and 23rd of his career.

– Simien attempted a career-high 17 shots tonight.

– Simien’s 27 points pushed him past Eric Chenowith and JoJo White and into 23rd position on the all-time scoring list with 1,295 points.

– Simien’s 27 points were the most by a Jayhawk against Texas at Allen Fieldhouse.

– Miles passed Carl Henry and Nolen Ellison and now sits in 40th place on the all-time scoring list with 1,051 points.

– Tonight marks the fifth time this season that at least four Jayhawks scored in double figures.

– KU has scored 80 or more points in two-straight games and seven times this season.

– KU set season-highs for field goals attempted (72), two point field goals attempted (55), free throw percentage (91.7). KU tied a season-high by recording 24 assists. It marked the second-straight game that KU dropped two dozen dimes on its opponent.

– The Jayhawks’ 91.7 percent free throw shooting marks the highest percentage in a conference game since the `88-89 season. It is the most by Kansas since shooting 93.3 percent against Oklahoma in the Big 12 Tournament on March 10, 2002.

– Texas’ one second half assist marked the fewest by a Kansas opponent since Houston had one assist in the first half on Nov. 20, 2001. The Longhorns five total assists marked the fewest since Iowa State had five on Feb. 16, 2003.

– Kansas’ winning margin of 25 tied the largest margin of victory over Texas in Allen Fieldhouse.

– KU has hit at least one three pointer in 163 straight games.

– Senior Aaron Miles is one start away from sixth place on the all-time games started list. He currently has 124.

– Miles (3,827 minutes) passed Jacque Vaughn for eighth place on KU’s all-time minutes played list.

– Miles moved into 17th place on the NCAA career assist list with 859 dimes.

– Senior Keith Langford has played and scored in each of his 125 games at Kansas.

Junior Moulaye Niang tied a career-high with one assist.