Kansas-Oklahoma Postgame Notes

Feb. 26, 2007

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No. 3/3 <?xml:namespace prefix=”st1″ ns=”urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags”?>Kansas 67, Oklahoma 65

Feb. 26, 2007 * Lloyd Noble Arena (11,192) * Norman, Okla.

Postgame Notes

Kansas‘ Win At Oklahoma…

…Improves Kansas to 26-4 on the year, the most Jayhawk overall victories since the 2002-03 season (30) and the most regular-season wins since 2001-02 (27).

…Makes KU 13-2 in league play and gives the Jayhawks 13 league wins for the second-straight season and sixth time as members of the Big 12.

…Extends KU’s winning streak to seven games, which is the second longest of the season.

…Makes the all-time KU-OU series 131-64 in favor of the Jayhawks.

…Gives KU its first win in Lloyd Noble Arena since 2001.

…Makes the Jayhawks 8-2 in true road games this season and 7-1 in league road contests.

…Makes Bill Self 305-133 all-time, 98-28 while at KU and 3-3 against Oklahoma.

…Makes KU 1,899-781 all-time.


–The Jayhawks have led at the half in 24 of 26 victories in 2006-07.

–Tonight marked KU’s closest margin of victory in league play.

–KU is 41-6 in its last 47 games.

–The Jayhawks have outshot their opponents in 26 games this season. KU is 25-1 in those outings.

–KU is 2-0 with the starting lineup of Sasha Kaun, Mario Chalmers, Julian Wright, Brandon Rush and Sherron Collins.

–Chalmers scored 18 points for the second-straight game and has posted double-digit points in the last four games. His 10 free throws made marked a career high. Chalmers’ seven rebounds tied his career best (also seven against IowaState twice in 2007).

–Kaun has scored in double figures in the last two games and seven times this season. His nine rebounds tied a season high. Kaun had two blocks to mark his 10th multi-block game this season.

–With Kaun leading the team with nine boards at Oklahoma, KU has had five different players lead the team in rebounding in each of the last five games.

–Wright’s 18 points was his second-best performance in Big 12 play (33 at Missouri). He has scored in double figures 17 times this season. With his eight rebounds tonight, Wright has pulled down eight or more boards 15 times this year.