Kansas-Nebraska Postgame Notes
Jan. 29, 2007
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January 29, 2007 * DevaneyCenter (12,262) * Lincoln, Neb.
Kansas‘ Win at Nebraska…
…Improved Kansas to 19-3 overall and 6-1 in Big 12 Conference play.
…Makes the series against Nebraska 160-71 in favor of the Jayhawks, including a 59-44 advantage in Lincoln.
…Moves Bill Self to 91-27 while at Kansas and 298-132 as a head coach overall.
…Improves KU’s all-time record to 1,892-780.
–Sophomore Julian Wright scored Kansas’ first eight points of the game. He finished the contest with 17 points to mark the 13th time he has scored in double figures this season.
–Sophomore Brandon Rush scored 20 points for the second straight game and for the third time this season. He has also had eight rebounds in each of his last three games.
–Junior Russell Robinson tied his career high with two blocked shots. Robinson has eight steals in his last three games.
–Kansas has held 11 opponents to under 60 points this season.
–KU held Nebraska scoreless for 13:43 minutes in the first half. The Huskers did not score between the 16:09 and 2:26 marks.
–The Jayhawks have led at the half in 18 of their 19 victories in 2006-07. KU has led by 20 or more points at halftime in seven games this season.
–Sixteen of KU’s 19 victories this season have been by 10 or more points with 10 of those contests by 20 or more points.
–The Jayhawks are 34-5 (87.2 percent) in their last 39 games.
–KU has held opponents to less than 50 percent shooting in 28-straight games. The Jayhawks have outshot 19 of 22 opponents this season.
–The Jayhawks’ bench is outscoring its opponent’s bench in 13 of their last 14 games. KU’s bench outscored Nebraska’s bench 21-13 Monday.
–Nebraska’s 16 points in the first half marked the fewest by a KU conference opponent since Colorado scored 15 in the opening stanza against the Jayhawks on March 1, 2006.
–The Huskers’ five field goals made in the first half tied a Kansas opponent season low. Detroit made five in the first half on Dec. 28.
–NU’s 21 rebounds were the fewest by a KU opponent this season.