Feb. 5, 2005
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Kansas’ win at Nebraska
…Makes Kansas 18-1 which is the best 19-game record since the 1996-97 season when KU was 22-1
…Makes the series with Nebraska 156-71 in the Jayhawks’ favor
…Makes KU 8-0 in league play for the first time since the 2001-02 team went 16-0 in winning the Big 12 title.
…Gives Kansas a 28-4 (87.5 percent) in its last 32 games.
…Gives KU its fifth straight conference road win dating back to last season.
…Gives Bill Self a 42-10 record at KU and 249-115 mark overall. Self is 5-1 versus Nebraska.
…Makes KU 114-22 all-time in Big 12 play.
–Senior Keith Langford tied his career high with 27 points. He also scored 27 against Arizona Jan. 25, 2003. It marked the fourth time this season he has scored 20 or more points and the first time since Dec 22 – 21 vs. Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
–Senior Wayne Simien posted his eighth double-double of the season with 18 points and 14 rebounds. It marked the 30th of his career.
–Simien had 12 first half points to mark the fourth time in the last five games he has reached double figures in first-half scoring – 12 at NU, 10 vs. MU, 14 vs. UT, 9 at BU, 11 vs. Villanova.
–Simien’s two blocked shots tied a season high.
–Junior Moulaye Niang has scored in three games this season. He had four points against Texas A&M Jan. 5, three versus Texas last Saturday and two at Nebraska.
–KU led at halftime for the 13th time this season. Kansas is 13-0 when leading at half.
–The Jayhawks have won five straight Big 12 road games dating back to last season.
–Junior Christian Moody has pulled down six or more rebounds in two straight games and eight times this season.
–Senior Aaron Miles had his three-point field goals made string snapped at nine.
–Miles’ KU and Big 12 career assists record currently stands at 877.
–Miles moved into seventh on the KU all-time minutes played list, currently at 3,896. He passed Nick Collison (3,887).
–Senior Mike Lee’s eight points were the most since he scored 10 against Texas A&M on Jan. 5.
–Kansas has held all but one opponent to under 50 percent field goal percentage this season. Nebraska shot 36.2 from the field.
–Sophomore J.R. Giddens moved into a tie for 12th on the KU all-time three-point field goals attempts list at 298. He tied Steve Woodberry (1991-94).