Kansas/Texas Tech Postgame Notes

Feb. 14, 2005

Recap | Box Score

LUBBOCK, Texas –

No. 25 Texas Tech 80, No. 2 Kansas 79 (2OT)<?xml:namespace prefix=”o” ns=”urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office”?>

Feb. 14, 2005 – United Spirit Arena – Lubbock, Texas

Kansas’ Loss to Texas Tech…

…Makes KU 20-2 for the first time since the 2001-02 season when the Jayhawks went 29-2.

…Gives KU its second loss of the season and first in overtime.

…Snaps a KU six-game winning streak against Texas Tech and makes the series 15-2 in favor of the Jayhawks.

…Makes the Jayhawks 10-1 in league play for the first time since the 2002-03 KU team went 10-1.

…Gives the Red Raiders their first win over KU since Feb. 13, 1999, breaking a six-game win streak against Texas Tech.

…Snaps a KU six-game Big 12 road win streak, dating back to last season.

…Makes Bill Self 44-11 at KU, 254-116 overall and 2-4 all-time versus Texas Tech.

…Makes KU 1,845-764 all-time.


  • With his nine assists, senior guard Aaron Miles surpassed Chico Fletcher of Arkansas State (893) and Andre LaFleur of Northeastern (894) and moved into 12th place on the NCAA all-time career list with 901 dimes for his career. He also becomes just the 12th player in NCAA history to record 900 assists.
  • Miles also moved into a tie with Kevin Prichard for fifth place on the all-time games started list with 129. In addition, Miles’ 4,009 career minutes played now ranks fourth in front of Pritchard (3,982) on the all-time KU list.
  • Senior Wayne Simien recorded his 11th double-double of the season and 33rd of his career (20 points, 13 rebounds). The performance marked his third consecutive 20+ point game.
  • With his three three-pointers made, sophomore guard J.R. Giddens moved into a tie with Steve Woodberry for 10th place on the all-time KU chart with 126 treys for his career.
  • Senior guard Keith Langford’s eight rebounds, including six offensive boards, marked a season-best. Langford’s 22 field goal attempts also marked a KU season-high.
  • Junior forward Christian Moody and Langford’s six offensive rebounds also marked KU season-bests. As a team, the Jayhawks’ 20 offensive boards was a season-high, surpassing their 17 against Iowa State and Vermont.
  • Texas Tech recorded individual KU opponent season-highs in total field goals (Ronald Ross, 10), free throws (Martin Zeno, 10-of-14) and assists (Ross, six).
  • The Red Raiders also tallied team opponent-highs in field goals (28) and assists (16) and a season-low in turnovers (10).
  • The loss marked KU’s first in overtime since falling to Georgia Tech 79-71 on March 28, 2004, in the NCAA Elite Eight.
  • The last time the Jayhawks played into double-overtime was at Missouri on Feb. 4, 1997. KU lost 96-94. Kansas is 50-51 all-time in overtime games.
  • Kansas is 3-1 this season against ranked teams and 5-6 against Top 25 foes under Bill Self.