KU Postgame Notes

Feb. 7, 2007

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Kansas Postgame Notes
Kansas 97, Kansas State 70
February 7, 2007 – Lawrence, Kan.

Kansas’ win over Kansas State…
… Gives the Jayhawks their largest margin of victory in the series since Kansas defeated Kansas State by 35 (103-68) on February 27, 2002 in Lawrence.
… Improves KU to 20-4 on the season and 7-2 in Big 12 play.
… Gives KU at least 20 wins for the 18th straight season dating back to the 1989-90 season.
… Gives Kansas its 33rd win against Kansas State in the last 34 games and make the series 172-89 all time in favor of the Jayhawks.
… Makes KU 13-2 at home this season, 177-12 in Allen Fieldhouse since 1994-95 and 593-106 all-time in the facility.
… Improves Bill Self’s career record against Kansas State to 8-1, record against Bob Huggins to 2-0, makes him 92-28 while at KU and 299-133 overall.
… Prevents the Wildcats from recording back-to-back victories over the Jayhawks in Lawrence for the first time since the 1988 and 1989 seasons.
… Drops Kansas State Head Coach Bob Huggins’ career record against the Jayhawks to 0-2
… Makes Kansas 1,893-781 all-time.

– Kansas tied its season-high in points (97) and field goals (38). KU last scored 97 points in the home contest against Colorado on January 27, 2007. KU last recorded 38 field goals against Winston Salem State on December 19, 2006.
– Kansas attempted a season high 68 field goals. Of those 68 shots, Kansas made 33 two-point field goals, also a season-high.
– Kansas recorded 29 fouls tonight. It marks the most fouls by a Kansas team since KU committed 30 fouls on December 23, 2000 against Ohio State. It is the most in a conference game since Kansas committed 30 fouls against Oklahoma State on February 8, 1992.
– Kansas had a season low in blocks with just one by Darrell Arthur.
– The Jayhawks have now held their opponents to under 50% shooting for every game this season.
– Kansas’ sophomore guard Brandon Rush had double digit points for the 21st time this season. Rush is now averaging 18 points per game in his three contests against the Wildcats.
– Freshman forward Darrell Arthur recorded his highest scoring output in conference play with 14 points and the most since he scored 17 against South Carolina January 7, 2007.
– Freshman guard Sherron Collins tied a career high tonight with seven assists and has now scored double digit points in nine of his last 11 games.
– Junior forward Darnell Jackson tied his career high with 13 points. He also recorded his third double-double of the year, his fourth in his career and the first since the Dartmouth game on November 28, 2006.
– Kansas’ sophomore forward Julian Wright grabbed 11 rebounds. This marks the second consecutive game that he has notched double-digit rebounds and the ninth time this season he has reached that mark.
– Kansas State’s 30 free throws are the most by a Kansas opponent since Texas Tech made 30 on February 13, 1999.
– The Wildcats’ 41 free throw attempts are the most by a Kansas opponent since Ohio State attempted 42 free throws on December 23, 2000. 41 free throw attempts the most by a conference opponent since the 1988-89 season.