Kansas Versus Colorado Postgame Notes

Feb. 16, 2008

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Kansas 69, Colorado 45

February 16, 2008 * Allen Fieldhouse * Lawrence, Kan.

Postgame Notes

Kansas’ Win Versus Colorado …

… Makes Kansas 24-2 on the season.

… Makes KU 9-2 in league play. .

.. Makes KU the only Big 12 school to have posted a winning league record in all 12 conference seasons.

… Makes Kansas 18-0 at home this season and marks the 22nd-straight home win for the Jayhawks.

… Makes KU 32-2 in its last 34 regular season contests.

… Marks Kansas’ 11th-straight win over Colorado and makes the all-time series 115-39 in favor of the Jayhawks.

… Gives KU its fifth-straight regular season sweep over the Buffaloes.

… Gives Kansas its 25th-straight win against Colorado in Allen Fieldhouse, dating back to 1984.

… Makes KU 613-106 all-time in Allen Fieldhouse, including seven-straight wins over Baylor.

… Improves Kansas head coach Bill Self to 129-31 while at Kansas, 336-136 overall and 10-0 against Colorado.

… Makes KU 1,930-784 all-time.

Game Notes

— Kansas held Colorado to just 45 points, a season low for a Jayhawk opponent. The 45 points for the Buffaloes marked the fewest points scored by Colorado when playing Kansas since they tallied 45 points on Feb. 15, 1992.

— The Jayhawks held CU’s leading scorer Richard Roby to just two points. He entered the game averaging 17.1 points per game. Roby made just one of 11 shots from the field.

— Junior Mario Chalmers led Kansas in scoring with 13 points. Chalmers has now led KU in scoring six times this season.

— Chalmers knocked down 3-of-5 shots from beyond the arc. He has now made three or more threes in six games this season.

— Freshman Tyrel Reed knocked down two three-point baskets, giving him a Big 12 season-high six points in the game. His six points were the most for him in a game since he scored eight points versus Yale on December 29, 2007.

— Freshman Cole Aldrich tied a career-high with three blocks. He has now recorded three blocks on three occasions this season.

— KU’s trio of starting guards, Russell Robinson, Mario Chalmers and Brandon Rush each dished five assists in the win.

— Senior Sasha Kaun recorded one block in the win, moving him into a tie with Paul Mokeski for 10th place on the Kansas all-time blocks chart. Both Kaun and Mokeski have 136 blocks to their credit.

— The Jayhawks knocked down 11-of-15 foul shots on the afternoon, good for 73.3 percent. Over the last six games, KU has made 117-of-145, good for 80.7 percent. On the season, they are shooting 69.2 percent from the charity stripe.