Feb. 5, 2006

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Kansas 59, No. 19 Oklahoma 58<?xml:namespace prefix=”o” ns=”urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office”?>

Feb. 5, 2006 Allen Fieldhouse Lawrence, Kan.

Postgame Notes

Kansas’ win over Oklahoma…

…Improves Kansas to 15-6 on the season.

…Makes KU 6-2 or better in Big 12 play for the sixth straight year.

…Makes KU 12-2 in its last 14 games.

…Extends Kansas’ second-longest winning streak of the season to five games.

…Gives Kansas its eighth-straight win against Oklahoma in games played in Lawrence and makes the all-time series 130-64 in favor of the Jayhawks.

…Gives the Jayhawks a 124-48 all-time Big 12 regular-season record.

…Improves Bill Self to 2-3 against Oklahoma, 62-22 while at Kansas and 269-127 overall.

…Gives Kansas a 10-2 home record and its 23rd straight season of 10 or more wins in Allen Fieldhouse.

…Makes Kansas 1,863-775 all time.


  • Kansas used the starting lineup of freshmen Brandon Rush, Mario Chalmers and Julian Wright and sophomores Sasha Kaun and Russell Robinson for the fourth-straight game and fourth time this season.
  • With his 18 points today, Rush currently stands as the career points leader on the active Jayhawks’ roster.
  • Rush’s three blocks set a new career high.
  • Wright set career highs in field goals with seven and minutes with 31. He tied career highs in points with 14 and rebounds with eight.
  • Kansas’ two three-point field goals marked its fewest of the season, and were the fewest by a KU squad since making one against Duke on March 27, 2003. It marked the fewest in a conference game since Kansas netted two treys against Texas Tech on March 3, 2003.
  • Kansas’ victory marked the first win by the Jayhawks when trailing at the 5:00 mark this season.
  • Kansas’ 11 fouls were the fewest since the Jayhawks committed 11 fouls against Iowa State on Jan. 6, 2003.
  • Kansas trailed Oklahoma by 16 points at the 10:22 mark. This marked the largest deficit erased by the Jayhawks since facing Georgia Tech last season.
  • Kansas’ 26 first-half points tied for its lowest opening half output of the season (26 vs. Kansas State).
  • Kansas used a 15-0 run capped off by a jumper by Rush to tie the game at 53 at the 2:59 mark. Kansas finished the game on a 21-5 run that began at the 7:51 mark.
  • Oklahoma set Kansas opponent season highs for two-point field goal attempts (52), offensive rebounds (22) and total rebounds (44). Oklahoma’s 14 fouls tied an opponent season low.

OU’s Taj Gray pulled down 10 offensive rebounds, which marked the most by a KU opponent since Jackson Vroman of Iowa State pulled down 10 on Feb. 21, 2004.