Postgame Notes

Feb. 18, 2009

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Postgame Notes

Kansas 72, Iowa State 55

Lawrence, Kan. – Feb. 18, 2009

Kansas’ win over Iowa State…

…improves the Jayhawks to 21-5 overall and 10-1 in the Big 12.

…improves the Jayhawks to 1964-790 all-time.

…improves their all-time series lead against Iowa State to 166-58 overall and 85-15 in Lawrence.

…increases their home court winning streak at Allen Fieldhouse to 38 consecutive games.

Game Notes

-Kansas used the starting lineup of Sherron Collins, Tyshawn Taylor, Brady Morningstar, Marcus Morris, and Cole Aldrich for the 14th time this season. The Jayhawks are 11-3 using this starting five.

-Brady Morningstar increased his conference leading 3-point percentage to 47.2%, going 2-4 from behind the arc.

-Iowa State closed the half on a 10-4 run to make the halftime score 36-25

-Cole Aldrich scored 22 points and pulled down 11 rebounds for his 14th double-double of the season and 15th time in his career. It is the sixth time this season he has scored 20 or more points.

-Iowa State shot 32.1% from the field, becoming the 65th consecutive team to shoot under 50% from the field against the Jayhawks.

-Iowa State’s Jamie Vanderbeken shot 5-9 (55.6%) from three-point range, which equals the season high for an individual against Kansas set by Obi Muonelo of Oklahoma State on Jan. 17, 2009.

-Kansas shot 8-of-8 (100%) from the free throw line. The last time the Jayhawks were perfect from the charity stripe was in the NCAA Semifinals on April 3, 1993 against North Carolina in New Orleans, La. It also marked the first time a Jayhawk team has made 100% of their free throws since the 1988-89 season.

-Kansas’ eight free throw attempts were the lowest amount shot this season and the lowest since Kansas shot four against Texas Tech on Jan. 20, 2007.

-Iowa State is the fifth team to make 10 three-point field goals in a game against the Jayhawks, which ties the season high for an opponent. Kansas is 5-0 in all five contests.

-Kansas held its opponent under 60 points for the ninth time this season. The Jayhawks are 9-0 in those contests.

-Sherron Collins’ 22 points moved him ahead of Wayne Hightower into 37th on Kansas’ all-time scoring list with 1,132 points.

-Collins’ six assists give him 348 for his career and move him ahead of Jerod Hasse into 14th place all-time.

-Iowa State’s 18 field goals are the fewest by an opponent in a conference game since Texas Tech had 18 on March 3, 2008.

-Iowa State’s 13 fouls are the fewest in a game since Ohio had 13 on Dec. 15, 2007. It is the fewest fouls in a conference game since Iowa State had 11 on Jan. 31, 2004.

-Brady Morningstar’s four steals matches his career high set on Dec. 1, 2008 against Kent State.