Postgame Notes

March 4, 2009

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Kansas Postgame Notes

Kansas 69, Baylor 45

March 4, 2009

Kansas‘ win over Baylor…

…improved the team’s record to 17-11 overall and 6-9 in Big 12 play.

…gave KU a 7-12 mark against Baylor, including a 4-4 mark in games played in Lawrence.

…improved head coach Bonnie Henrickson’s record to 74-76 at Kansas, 231-138 overall and to 1-4 all-time versus Baylor.

… made KU 669-475 all time.

… marked KU’s second win over a top-25 team this season and the first win against a top-10 team in the Bonnie Henrickson era.

… marked KU’s first win over a top-10 team since defeating No. 6 Iowa State, 69-61, on Feb. 17, 2001.

… was KU’s ninth win over a top-10 ranked opponent in program history, snapping a string of 18-straight losses to top-10 ranked opponents.

… gave Kansas its first four-game conference win streak since collecting five-straight Big 12 Conference wins during the 1999-2000 season.

… marked KU’s sixth conference win of the season, the most conference victories in a season under Henrickson.

Team Notes:

– Kansas’ 24-point win was the largest margin of victory in a Big 12 game since the Jayhawks defeated Baylor by 30 points on Jan. 11, 1997 at Allen Fieldhouse.

– The Jayhawks held Baylor to a season-low 45 points for the Bears. The Bears were held scoreless for the last 5:47 of the first half and shot just 25.8% for the game.

– The Jayhawks shot 48.1% from the field, including 46.7% from three-point range.

– KU led 42-17 at halftime, after scoring only 35 points total in a loss to Baylor last season.

– KU outscored the Bears 32-16 in the paint.

– KU is now 17-0 when allowing 49 points or less under Henrickson.

Player Notes:

– Sophomore Danielle McCray recorded a career-high 35 points, besting her previous best of 30 points which she accomplished twice, most recently Feb. 25, 2009 at Oklahoma St. McCray also set her career-high in three-point makes with seven. McCray finished the game 11-21 from the field.

– McCray has now scored 20 or more points in 15 of the Jayhawks’ 28 games this season.

– Sophomore Krysten Boogaard tied her season-high in points during conference play with 18. She also scored 18 Jan. 21 at Nebraska. Boogaard added 11 rebounds to record her second double-double of the season.

– Senior Ivana Catic tied her best assist output during Big 12 play with six on senior night. Catic has now dished out six assists in three conference games.

– Junior Sade Morris pulled down seven rebounds which is the most she has pulled down in any conference game this season. Her career high came on Nov. 30, 2008 against New Orleans when she recorded eight rebounds.