McCray, Mosley Power KU Past K-State in Double Overtime
Feb. 18, 2007
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LAWRENCE, Kan. –
Freshman Danielle McCray scored a career-high 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, while senior Shaquina Mosley chipped in a 21-point, 14-rebound effort Sunday as the University of Kansas knocked off Kansas State, 82-74 in double overtime at Allen Fieldhouse.
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KU, which has won three of its last four, improved to 9-17 overall and 3-10 in the Big 12. K-State dropped to 16-10 overall and 4-9 in conference play.
McCray’s 25-point outburst is the most by a Jayhawk since Erica Hallman scored 29 against Missouri on Feb. 25 of last season. McCray scored seven of her game-high 25 points during the second overtime period.
KU outscored K-State 12-4 during the second five-minute period to claim its third conference victory of the season. Trailing 71-70, the Jayhawks scored the next 12 points, including a pair of three-pointers and a free throw by McCray. McCray was 6-for-7 from beyond the three-point arc.
Mosley sent the game into a second overtime with a running lay-up with under six seconds left in the first extra session. The senior from Lancaster, Calif., scored 13 of her 21 points in the second half and overtime periods. Mosley just missed her first career triple-double, scoring 21 points, grabbing 14 rebounds and dishing out nine assists. She also added three blocked shots.
KU also got 16 points from freshman Kelly Kohn and 13 from freshman Sade Morris. Junior Taylor McIntosh added four points and 10 rebounds. As a team, KU outrebounded the Wildcats 50-39, including 25-13 advantage in the first half.
The Jayhawks shot 45 percent from the field, compared to just 36 percent for K-State. KU was 10-for-19 (53 percent) from three-point range.
The 82 points matched the most scored by KU this season.
KU will play host to Oklahoma on Wednesday in the team’s final home contest of the season at 7 p.m. The game can be seen on Metro Sports (Channel 37 in Lawrence).