Kansas 61 - Missouri 59: Postgame Notes

Jan. 30, 2010

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Postgame Notes

Kansas 61 – Missouri 59

Jan. 30, 2010

Kansas‘ Win Over Missouri…

…Gives Kansas a 13-7 mark for the third-straight season.

…Gives the Jayhawks a 42-36 mark versus Missouri, including a 15-17 record in games played in Columbia.

…Makes KU 84-131 all-time in Big 12 Conference action and 284-272 all-time versus current Big 12 Conference schools.

…Improves Kansas head coach Bonnie Henrickson to 8-5 versus Missouri and 92-86 overall record at KU.

…Improves the Jayhawks to 3-4 on the road this season, including their first conference win on the road in 2010.

Game Notes

–Freshman Carolyn Davis and seniors Sade Morris and Danielle McCray combined for 51 of the Jayhawks’ 61 points in the victory.

–Davis finished as the leading scorer with 20 points, marking a new career high. Since moving into the starting lineup on Jan. 17, Davis has scored in double figures in four of the last five games.

–Davis was perfect from the free throw line, scoring 8-of-8 for another career-high. She also led the team in rebounding with nine.

— McCray scored 13 of her 19 points in the second half. The Olathe, Kan., native hit four three-pointers throughout the game, marking her second consecutive outing with four treys.

–Morris finished with 12 points, eight of which came in the second half when she was playing the point guard position.

–The last time the Jayhawks swept the regular-season series with Missouri was in 2005. The two teams have traded games for the previous three seasons.

–The Jayhawks out-rebounded Missouri 44-26, including a 27-11 edge on the defensive boards.

–Missouri’s 11 defensive rebounds were the lowest for any of KU’s opponents this season.

–Kansas did a solid job defending the perimeter, as Missouri made only 3-of-16 three-pointers.

–Davis was only two points shy of matching her career-high in the first half. She led the Jayhawks with 12 points on 4-of-6 shooting from the floor.

–The Jayhawks shut down the Tigers in the first period, as Missouri made only nine of 28 shots for a 32 percent field goal percentage.

–In the first matchup between these teams on Jan. 17, Kansas committed a season-high 23 turnovers. Tonight, the Jayhawks had 22 miscues, which Missouri turned into 22 points.