Postgame Notes

Feb. 17, 2007

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Kansas Postgame Notes
Kansas 92 , Nebraska 39
Feb. 17, 2007 – Lawrence, Kan.

Kansas’ win over Nebraska…
… Improves Kansas to 23-4 on the season and gives KU 23 wins for the 18th-straight year dating back to 1989-90.
… Makes Kansas 10-2 in the league, making KU the only Big 12 school to have won 10 conference games in all 11 seasons that the league has existed.
… Gives the Jayhawks their eighth-straight win against Nebraska, eighth consecutive win over Nebraska in Allen Fieldhouse and makes the all-time series 161-71 in favor of KU.
… Gives Kansas a season sweep over Nebraska for the third straight year, and seventh time in the last eight seasons.
… Makes KU 14-2 at home this season, 178-12 in Allen Fieldhouse since the 1994-95 season and 594-106 all time in the facility.
… Makes Bill Self 302-133 all time, 95-28 while at Kansas and 10-1 against Nebraska.
… Makes Kansas 1,895-781 all-time.

— Junior Russell Robinson tied a season high in assists (8) for the third time, the last against USC on Dec. 4, 2006. Robinson’s eight assists also tied the most for a Jayhawk this season.

— Junior Jeremy Case set a season high in points (9), while tying a season high for field goal attempts (4).

— Sophomore Brennan Bechard played a career high five minutes and scored his first career points, sinking a trey in the last minute of the game.

— Junior Brad Witherspoon also scored his first career points, finishing with two in a career high four minutes played.

— Sophomore Matt Kleinmann sunk a season high two free throws, which also tied a career high. Kleinmann’s two free throw attempts also tied a career high (2).

— The Kansas bench outscored the Nebraska bench 51-13.

— The Jayhawks’ largest lead of the game was 55, while KU celebrated the 55th anniversary of the 1952 National Championship team.

— The 53 point margin win was the second-largest margin of victory in the series and the largest since Feb. 8, 1958 when Kansas beat Nebraska 102-46 in Lawrence.

— The Jayhawks scored 56 points in the second half, the most they have scored in a single half this season.

— Kansas also set a season high for three point attempts with 25, while tying the most three-pointers made this season (11).

— Kansas’ seven turnovers are the fewest this season and are the fewest since KU recorded seven turnovers against Kansas State on Jan. 28, 2004.

— The 39 points by Nebraska are the fewest points scored by a Big 12 opponent since Oklahoma State lost 52-39 on Feb. 13, 1967.

— The last time Nebraska was held to 39 points or less in the series was Feb. 23, 1963 when they lost 45-39 in Lincoln.