Kansas Hosts Colorado in Tuesday Night Tilt
Feb. 5, 2007
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Date: Tuesday, Feb. 6
Tip-Off: 7 p.m.
Location: Lawrence, Kan.
Venue: Allen Fieldhouse
Series: CU leads 30-27
Series in Lawrence: Kansas leads 13-12
Last Meeting: Feb. 3, 2006: CU 77, KU 71
Current Win Streak: 2, Colorado
KU Coach: Bonnie Henrickson
Record: 193-107 overall and 35-45 at KU
vs. CU: 2-2
CU Coach: Kathy McConnell-Miller
Record: 110-120 overall and 19-32 at CU
vs. KU: 2-0
Jayhawk Radio Network
Play-by-Play: Brian Hanni
Color Analyst: Patti Phillips
Play-by-Play: Nate Bukaty
Color Analyst: Brenda VanLengen
Kansas welcomes Colorado to Allen Fieldhouse Tuesday, Feb. 6 for its first of two meetings this season. Tip-off between the Jayhawks and Buffaloes is set for 7 p.m. and will air on Metro Sports.
Douglas County Fan Appreciation Night: Fans who present a Douglas County ID can purchase a single game ticket for $3.
Shaquina Mosley is averaging 15.3 points, 7.3 rebounds and 5.8 assists in KU’s last six contests … Mosley recorded her third double-double of the season Saturday against Texas A&M … Taylor McIntosh is averaging 14.7 points and 5.7 rebounds in KU’s last three games … In conference games only, KU’s 3-point defense (.256) is tops in the Big 12 … On the season, KU’s non-starters have outscored its opponents 535-316 … KU’s freshmen class has scored 749 of the Jayhawks 1,301 points this season (58 percent) … Kansas has four players (Kohn, McCray, Jacobs and Morris) in the top 15 in scoring among Big 12 freshmen … Four of KU’s next five games will be at home.
Colorado enters tonight’s contest on a two-game winning streak with home victories over Kansas State and Texas Tech last week … The Buffaloes are 0-8 this season in games played away from Boulder … CU’s 67.4 points allowed per game are the most in the Big 12 … Two CU players (Jackie McFarland and Jasmina Ilic) are among the top 10 in scoring in the Big 12 … McFarland leads the Buffaloes with an 18.3 points per game average … Ilic scored 27 points in CU’s victory over Texas Tech on Saturday while going over the 1,000 point mark for her career; the senior is averaging 13.9 points per contest … The Buffaloes have been a streaky team all year, CU has two three-game winning streaks while also posting losing streaks of five and four games earlier in the year … McFarland’s 10.9 rebounds per game ranks second in the Big 12, trailing only Oklahoma’s Courtney Paris … The Buffaloes won both meetings between the Jayhawks last season.
KU’S LAST OUTING
Despite a late rally, No. 18 Texas A&M held on to defeat Kansas, 64-53, Saturday night in College Station, Texas.
Shaquina Mosley once again filled up her stat line with 10 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds. The double-double was Mosley’s second consecutive and third of the season.
After a basket by Mosley tied the game, 36-all, at 15:39 of the second half, Texas A&M pulled away with a 13-0 run. Trailing 55-41 with over four minutes to play, the Jayhawks mounted a late rally to cut the Aggies lead down to six points with 50 seconds remaining. Texas A&M knocked down its next six free throws to hold Kansas off.
McIntosh (12) and freshman Danielle McCray (11) joined Mosley in scoring double-figures. Texas A&M’s Patrice Reado led all players with 18 points.
Kansas will travel to Austin to face the University of Texas Saturday, Feb. 10. The Longhorns will be looking to avenge a 70-61 defeat in the schools last meeting on Jan. 3, 2006. The Jayhawks defeated the then 23rd-ranked Longhorns to improve its record to 12-0 to open the season.