Feb. 17, 2008

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<?xml:namespace prefix=”st1″ ns=”urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags”?>Kansas 62, Nebraska 61

Sunday, February 17, 2008

Kansas’ win over Nebraska…

… Makes Kansas 15-9 overall and 4-7 in Big 12 play.

… Makes Kansas 45-27 all-time against Nebraska.

… Makes KU head coach Bonnie Henrickson 213-120 overall, 55-58 at Kansas and 2-6 all-time versus Nebraska.

… Breaks a five game winning streak by the Cornhuskers over the Jayhawks. Prior to today, Kansas’ last win against Nebraska came on Feb. 20, 2005.

Game Notes…

— Kansas used the same starting lineup of Ivana Catic, Sade Morris, Danielle McCray, Taylor McIntosh and Krysten Boogaard for the 11th time in the last 12 games.

— KU had two substantial scoring droughts in the game, one in each half. The Jayhawks made no points from 11:17-6:48 (4:29) in the first half and a drought from 10:47-6:39 (4:08) in the second half.

— Kansas had 10 field goals in the first 10 minutes of the game and only three in the last 10 minutes of the first half.

— Nicolette Smith went 2-for-4 from three-point range and has now hit a trey in 17 of the 23 games played.

— Smith’s 10 points is the most she’s scored in conference play this season. She also tied a career high in steals with two.

— McCray scored 13 points and had 10 rebounds for her fifth double-double of the season and the fourth game in a row that a Jayhawk accomplished the feat.

— LaChelda Jacobs dished out a career high six assists to go with 10 points by shooting an efficient 5-for-7 from the field.

— KU out-rebounded the Cornhuskers 33-32. It is the 17th time this season the Jayhawks have held the rebounding advantage. They are now 13-4 in those games.

— McIntosh set a season high and tied a career high with four assists. She last matched that number against Texas A&M on Jan. 15, 2006.

— Kansas had four players score in double-figures for the first time since Dec. 30, 2007 in the 71-57 win against BostonUniversity (Smith, McIntosh, McCray, Jacobs).

— At the free-throw line Kansas was 10-13 while Nebraska was 17-34.

— A season-high crowd of 6,122 was on hand for the KU victory.