Postgame Notes

Feb. 24, 2008

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<?xml:namespace prefix=”st1″ ns=”urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags”?>Kansas 59, Missouri 62

Sunday, February 24, 2008

Kansas’ loss to Missouri…

… Makes Kansas 15-11 overall and 4-9 in Big 12 play.

… Makes Kansas 39-35 all-time against Missouri.

… Makes KU head coach Bonnie Henrickson 213-122 overall, 55-60 at Kansas and 5-4 all-time versus Missouri.

Game Notes…

— Kansas used the same starting lineup of Ivana Catic, Sade Morris, Danielle McCray, Taylor McIntosh and Krysten Boogaard for the 13th time in the last 14 games.

— Kansas has lost its last three conference road games by a combined 13 points. (KansasState by six, Texas Tech by four and Missouri by three).

— Freshman Nicollette Smith has hit at least one three in 20 games this season. It is the 14th time she has made two or more.

— Smith’s 15 points marked her third-straight game in double-figures, also her fifth this season.

— Danielle McCray’s hit double-figures in scoring for the 10th consecutive game with a team-high 19 points.

— Sade Morris hit double-figures for the second-consecutive game and the 15th time this year.

— Freshman Krysten Boogaard’s eight rebounds mark the eighth time this season she has pulled down eight or more boards.

— Kansas had three players in double-figures for the fifth straight game and for the 17th time overall this season.

— Junior Alyssa Hollins led Missouri in scoring with 27 points. That is the second-most by an individual against Kansas this year, behind Janielle Dodds of SMU who scored 29.

— Kansas scored 18 points in the paint compared to Missouri’s 12.

— Missouri scored 21 points off of KU’s 19 turnovers, while KU only scored six off of the Tigers’ 11 turnovers.

— Missouri’s 11 turnovers were the second-fewest by a Kansas opponent this year. Texas A&M had just nine against the Jayhawks on Jan. 26 at Allen Fieldhouse.

— Missouri shot 8-14 from three-point range. MU’s eight treys and 57 percent clip marks the best an opponent has achieved against KU this year from behind the three-point line.