Kansas at Kansas State Postgame Notes

Feb. 19, 2007

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No. 6/6 <?xml:namespace prefix=”st1″ ns=”urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags”?>Kansas 71, KansasState 62

Feb. 19, 2007 * Bramlage Coliseum (13,340) * Manhattan, Kan.

Postgame Notes

Kansas‘ Win at KansasState…

…Improves Kansas to 24-4 on the season.

…Makes KU’s league record 11-2 and gives the Jayhawks 11 conference wins for the 13th straight season.

…Gives the Jayhawks their third-straight win against KansasState and sweeps the conference series for the 12th time in the last 13 seasons.

…Makes the all-time KU-K-State series 173-89 in favor of the Jayhawks, including a 71-43 mark in Manhattan.

…Gives KU a 19-0 record in Bramlage Coliseum and extends the KU win streak in games played in Manhattan to 24.

…Makes KU 7-2 in true road games this season, 6-1 in Big 12 road outings and 10-2 away from Allen Fieldhouse.

..Makes Bill Self 303-133 all-time, 96-28 while at Kansas and 9-1 against KansasState.

…Makes Kansas 1,897-781 all-time.


–The Jayhawks are 14-2 this season with the starting lineup of Sasha Kaun, Julian Wright, Brandon Rush, Mario Chalmers and Russell Robinson.

–Sherron’s Collins posted 20 points for the second time this season. He scored 23 against Missouri on Jan. 15.

–Arthur’s 13 points and 12 rebounds marked his first career double-double. His 12 boards were a season best (previous best was nine versus Florida).

–Chalmers’ 17 points was his second-best performance in Big 12 play this season (21 against Colorado on Jan. 27).

–KU has led at the half in 22 of 24 wins this season. In addition to being down 30-29 at KansasState, the Jayhawks also came back from a 30-27 deficit at halftime at IowaState on Jan. 13 to win 68-64 in overtime.

–Tonight marked KU’s fourth win by nine points or less, including three in Big 12 play.

–Kansas is now 13-0 when shooting 50 percent or better from the field.

–KU’s five steals were its fewest since totaling two at IowaState on Jan. 13.

–The Jayhawks’ bench outscored K-State’s bench 33-21. KU has outscored its opponent’s bench in 18 of its last 20 games.

–KU has outrebounded its foes in seven straight games and 22 of 28 contests this season.