Feb. 27, 2008

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<?xml:namespace prefix=”st1″ ns=”urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags”?>Kansas 53, Texas 57

Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Kansas’ loss to Texas…

… Makes Kansas 15-12 overall and 4-10 in Big 12 play.

… Makes Kansas 7-11 all-time against Texas.

… Makes KU head coach Bonnie Henrickson 213-123 overall, 55-61 at Kansas and 2-2 all-time versus Texas.

Game Notes…

— Kansas used the same starting lineup of Ivana Catic, Sade Morris, Danielle McCray, Taylor McIntosh and Krysten Boogaard for the 14th time in the last 15 games.

— Kansas’ last three losses have been by a combined 11 points. (Texas Tech by four, Missouri by three and Texas by four).

— KU has now lost three straight for the second time this season.

— Danielle McCray hit double-figures for the 11th consecutive game with a team-high 19 points. McCray grabbed 10 rebounds for her sixth double-double of the season.

— McCray is averaging 18 points per game in the last five contests. She has scored at least 10 points in 22 games this season.

— Nicollette Smith made one shot from three-point range and has now hit a trey in 21 of the 27 games played including at least one in the last five games.

— Smith had a season-high three steals and tied a season-high in blocks with two.

— Texas out-rebounded Kansas 36-32. KU is now 2-7 when losing the edge in rebounding.

— The Longhorns’ first lead came with 5:54 left in the second half. Texas’ total time with the lead was 1:29.

— The Jayhawks endured a scoring drought of 5:54 in the second half that lasted 16:06 to 10:18. Texas capitalized with a 10-2 run during that span.

— Krysten Boogaard scored 10 points which is the 11th time this season. In six of the last eight games she’s scored in double-figures.