Feb. 11, 2006
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Feb. 11, 2006 – Allen Fieldhouse – Lawrence, Kan.
Kansas’ victory over Iowa State…
… Improves the Jayhawks to 17-6 on the season.
… Makes KU 8-2 in Big 12 play for the third-straight season under head coach Bill Self and the sixth-straight year dating back to 2001.
… Move’s KU’s record to 14-2 in its last 16 games.
… Ties KU’s longest winning streak of the season at seven games.
… Gives Kansas its first series sweep of Iowa State since the 2003 season.
… Makes the Jayhawks 160-58 all-time against the Cyclones, including a 41-9 record at Allen Fieldhouse.
… Improves Kansas to 126-28 all-time in Big 12 regular-season games, the most men’s basketball wins in the 10th anniversary of the league.
… Makes KU 11-2 at home this season to mark the seventh-straight season that KU has won at least 11 games at home.
… Gives Kansas a 161-10 record in Allen Fieldhouse since 1994-95 and an all-time mark of 577-104 in the facility.
… Improves Bill Self to 4-2 against Iowa State, 64-22 while at Kansas and 271-127 overall.
… Makes Kansas 1,865-775 all time.
- Freshman Mario Chalmers recorded career-highs in points (23) and rebounds (five). He also tied a career high with eight free throws. With three steals in the game, he moved into second all-time for steals by a freshman (61), passing Aaron Miles (60).
- Chalmers’ 100 percent free throw shooting (8-of-8) tied a Kansas individual season high.
- Freshman Brandon Rush recorded a career-high three steals.
- Freshman Julian Wright set a career-high with nine boards and tied a career-high with four blocks.
- Sophomore C.J. Giles’ seven free throws and 10 free throw attempts were career-highs.
- Kansas is shooting 76.5 percent (114-of-149) from the charity stripe over its last six games.
- Kansas shot 50 percent from the field for the sixth time in its last eight games and 10 of its last 14 (11 times overall).
- Iowa State’s 33.3 free throw percentage was the lowest by an opponent in a conference game since Kansas State shot 25 percent on Feb. 12, 1994. This set a new Kansas opponent season low for free throw percentage.
- Iowa State set Kansas opponent season-highs for field goals (32), field goal percentage (45.7) and two-point field goals (25).