Kansas Postgame Notes

March 18, 2006

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March 17, 2006

The Palace of Auburn Hills – Auburn Hills, Mich.

Kansas Postgame Notes

Kansas’ Loss To Bradley…

…Ends the Jayhawks’ season at 25-8.

…Makes KU 19-4 in its last 23 games.

…Ends KU’s season with eight losses to make the sixth straight year and 14th of the last 16 that KU has ended with nine or fewer losses.

…Makes KU 73-35 all-time in NCAA Tournament games played.

…Gives Bradley a 2-0 series advantage against Kansas.

…Drops Bill Self to 13-8 in NCAA Tournament play (3-3 at KU), 72-24 at Kansas and 279-129 overall.

…Makes KU 1,873-777 all-time.


–KU has used the starting lineup of freshmen Mario Chalmers, Brandon Rush and Julian Wright and sophomores Sasha Kaun and Russell Robinson for 15 straight games. The Jayhawks were 13-2 this season when starting these five.

–The KU senior class of Jeff Hawkins, Christian Moody and Stephen Vinson ended their careers with a 102-32 record.

–Robinson’s 18 points were the most he has scored in his last 14 games. His five steals marked the sixth time this season he had five or more steals.

–Chalmers’ 15 point marked the 11th time this season he scored 15 or more in a game.

–Hawkins scored 11 points, marking his third straight double-digit scoring performance. Hawkins posted 10 or more points six times during his senior season.

–Kaun pulled down eight rebounds to mark the seventh time this season he grabbed eight or more.

–Six of KU’s eight losses this season were by four points or less.

–The Jayhawks’ 10-point halftime deficit was their largest of the season.

–The last time KU lost three consecutive NCAA Tournament games was 1974, 1975 and 1978.

–Tonight’s game concluded the 60-year broadcast career of Jayhawk Network’s Max Falkenstien.