Kansas Postgame Notes vs. Oklahoma

March 9, 2007

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March 9, 2007 * FordCenter * Oklahoma City, Okla.

Postgame Notes

Kansas‘ win over Oklahoma …

…Improved KU to 28-4 on the season – the most KU victories since the 2003 Final Four season (30-8).

…Extended Kansas’ winning streak to nine games which is the second longest of the season (longest is 10)

…Gave KU its 11th straight Big 12 Championship opening game win.

…Gave KU a 10-1 record all-time in Big 12 tournament quarterfinal action.

…Advanced KU to the conference tournament semifinals for the 10th time in Big 12 history and 28th time overall.

…Improved Kansas to 50-22 in league tournament play including 20-6 at the Big 12 Championship.

…Made KU 12-2 away from Allen Fieldhouse in 2006-07 (8-2 away, 4-0 neutral).

…Made Kansas 3-1 all-time in the FordCenter and 4-2 overall in games played in Oklahoma City.

…Gave Bill Self is 100th victory while at Kansas, making him 100-28 in four seasons.

…Gave Self a record of 307-133 all-time and 15-7 in conference tournaments (6-2 at Kansas).

…Made Kansas 1,901-781 all-time.


– Kansas led at the half for the 27th time this season, and hold a record of 25-2 when leading at the break.

– KU’s 28 first half points were its fewest since scoring 28 in the first stanza at Texas Tech on Jan. 20.

– Kansas moved to 15-2 when using the starting lineup of Russell Robinson, Mario Chalmers, Sasha Kaun, Brandon Rush and Julian Wright.

– Chalmers blocked two shots – both in the first half – to tie his career-high.

– Rush led the way for KU with 16 points, marking his highest output since a 21 point effort at Missouri on Feb. 10.

– Freshman Darrell Arthur reached double-digits in scoring for first time in the last three games. It was his 17th double-figure scoring game of the season.

– Robinson collected at least three steals for the 11th time of the season.

– Collins chipped in eight points to end his two-game scoring drought.

– Oklahoma’s four second half field goals were the fewest by a KU opponent since Jan. 24, 1998 when Texas Tech also had four in the first half.

– Twenty-three of Kansas’ 28 wins have been by 10 points or more.

– Kansas has held 15 opponents to under 60 points this season and has won all of those contests.

– The Jayhawks have outshot 28 of 32 opponent from the field this season.

– Collins chipped in eight points to end his two-game scoring drought.