Postgame Notes

March 18, 2012

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Postgame Notes
Kansas 57, Nebraska 49
March 18, 2012

Kansas’ win versus Nebraska
–Gives KU 20 wins for the second-straight season and third time in the last four years.

–Improves the Jayhawks to 10-11 in NCAA Tournament games.

–Advances Kansas to the second round of the NCAA Tournament for the eighth time and first since 1999.

–Improves KU to 50-31 all-time versus Nebraska.

–Improves the Jayhawks to 7-6 away from in 2011-12.

–Makes head coach Bonnie Henrickson 7-10 against NU, 137-120 at Kansas and 295-182 for her career.

–Makes Kansas 734-517 all time.

Team Notes
–Kansas starters (career starts): G Angel Goodrich (74), G Natalie Knight (32), G CeCe Harper (10), F Chelsea Gardner (8), F Aishah Sutherland (83).

–Nebraska’s 20 first half points tied a KU opponent low for points in a half this season.

–The Jayhawks out-rebounded their opponent for the 15th time this season grabbing a 45-42 advantage on the glass. KU’s 45 boards were its most since recording 49 rebounds versus Sam Houston State on Dec. 28, 2011, a span of 20 games.

–KU’s seven assists were a season low.

Individual Notes
–For the eighth time this season, Angel Goodrich led the Jayhawks in scoring as the guard poured in 20 points. It marked her second consecutive game hitting the 20-point mark and fifth this season.

–Goodrich had five assists, her 27th game in 2011-12 with five or more dimes.

–Chelsea Gardner scored a personal-high for the second-straight game with 15 points. She also notched her first career double-double pulling down a team-best 16 rebounds.

–Gardner’s 16 rebounds tied for the most by a KU player in the NCAA Tournament.

–Aishah Sutherland played in her 128th contest which ties for the fifth-most appearances in a KU career.

–Monica Engelman logged 15 minutes of floor time, her most in six outings.

–Natalie Knight went 1-for-4 from the three-point arc and has at least one trey in four-straight games.