Kansas 82, Prairie View A&M 70: Postgame Notes

March 17, 2010

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Kansas vs. Prairie View A&M Postgame Notes

March 17, 2010

Kansas 82, Prairie View 70


– Kansas stopped a six-game losing streak with its victory.

– This was the first meeting between Kansas and Prairie View A&M. KU is now 11-1 all-time against teams from the Southwestern Athletic Conference.

– KU won its opening round game in the NIT for the third straight season and the fourth time in its four appearances. KU is now 7-3 in four NIT appearances.

– KU improved to 12-5 at home this season.

– KU’s first five baskets were scored by five different players as all five starters each scored a basket in the first four minutes of the game.

– The last time KU scored more than 82 points was 21 games ago when it defeated Houston 89-69 (scored 82 in win vs. Pepperdine and 82 in double-overtime loss to Texas).

– KU’s 42 first half points were its most in a first half since leading Colorado 47-27 at the break 13 games ago.

– KU’s 12-point victory was its biggest victory margin since defeating Missouri by 13 points on Jan. 17.

– KU shot 54.4 percent from the field, its fourth-best mark of the season.

– KU hit 18 of 19 free throws to match the second-best night in school history behind only a 31 of 31 night vs. Nebraska in 1996. KU has shot 18 of 19 for 94.7 percent two previous times (vs. Iowa State last year and vs. Oklahoma State in 1989).


– Krysten Boogaard scored a career-high 37 points (previous best was 24 vs. San Jose State in the 2008 season).

– Boogaard recorded the fourth 30-point game by a Jayhawk this season. Her 37 points matched the most by a KU player this year (37 points by Danielle McCray at Houston).

– Boogaard’s 37 points were the most by a KU player in an WNIT game (previous mark was 35 by Danielle McCray vs. Arkansas last year).

– Boogaard was a perfect 13 of 13 from the free throw line, which was the second most free throws made in a perfect game in KU history (Vickie Adkins was 16 of 16 vs. Oklahoma in 1984.

– Boogaard had 20 points in the first half (her season best for a game was 21 vs. Texas Christian). She had not scored in double figures in any of the previous 17 games.

– Boogaard became the fourth Jayhawk with multiple 20-point games this season joining Danielle McCray (nine), Carolyn Davis (three) and Sade Morris (2).

– Boogaard’s eight rebounds were her most in the last 17 games.

– Since a 1-3 shooting night at Colorado on Feb. 16, Boogaard has made 27 of her last 36 field goal attempts in the last seven games.

– Aishah Sutherland recorded 12 rebounds marking her ninth double-figure rebounding game of the season and first in the last five games.

– Freshman Monica Engelman matched her season rebounding high with six (also had six at Oklahoma).

– Engelman reached double-figure points for the first time in the last five games as she scored 12 points.

– Sade Morris reached double figure points, with 10, for just the second time in the last five games (had 12 vs. Texas A&M in the regular season finale).

– Morris handed out five assists, just one shy of her season best.