Kansas Postgame Notes vs. Texas A&M
Feb. 3, 2007
Kansas’ loss to Texas A&M…
…Dropped Kansas to 19-4 on the season and 6-2 in Big 12 play for the second-straight year.
…Ended a Kansas 11-game winning streak against Texas A&M and made the all-time series 11-1 in favor of KU, all as members of the Big 12.
…Made Kansas 12-2 at home this season.
…Dropped Bill Self to 3-3 overall against Texas A&M, 91-28 in his fourth season at Kansas and 298-133 in his career overall.
…Made Kansas 1,892-781 all time.
– Texas A&M ended the game on a 17-4 run, which included eight points from Acie Law in the final 1:38.
– After trailing 26-24 with just over four minutes to play in the first half, Kansas went on a 14-4 run over the remainder of the stanza and the beginning of the second half, eventually leading 38-30 with just under 19 minutes to play.
– By allowing just 30 points to the Aggies in the first half, KU has held every Big 12 opponent to less than 40 points in the opening frame, with Missouri’s 39 being the most surrendered.
– Kansas’ three assists in the first half were the fewest by a KU team since the 2003 squad recorded just three in the second half against Stanford on Dec. 6.
– KU head coach Bill Self recorded his second technical foul of the season at the 2:19 mark of the first half.
– Sophomore Julian Wright scored 11 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, marking his third double-double of the season and his career. Wright has 27 career double figure scoring games.
– Freshman Sherron Collins scored 18 points, marking the seventh time in eight games that he has reach double-digit scoring.
– Junior Darnell Jackson set a career high with three blocks.
– KU has held its opponents to less than 50-percent shooting in 29-straight games and in 58 of its last 59 outings.
– KU went nearly six minutes without scoring late in the second half, being shut out from the field between Sasha Kaun’s jump-hook at the 6:42 mark to Wright’s layup at the :45 second mark.
– Sophomore Brandon Rush recorded his 20th double figure scoring game this season with 10 points.
– KU outrebounded the Aggies by a count of 40-29, marking just the second time this season the Jayhawks have lost when winning the rebound battle.
– Law’s 23 points marked the third time KU has allowed a 20-plus point scorer in Big 12 play.
– The loss dropped KU to 2-1 this season against top-10 teams, with wins coming against Florida and Oklahoma State.
– Junior Russell Robinson tied a career high with two blocks.