Kansas Postgame Notes vs. Northern Iowa

March 20, 2010

Recap | Box Score |

Kansas‘ Loss To Northern Iowa…

…End Kansas’ season at 33-3.

…Make KU 24-8 as a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament.

…Give Kansas its first neutral game loss of the season (6-1) and make KU 15-1 away from home in 2009-10.

…Make Kansas 1-1 against Northern Iowa and 53-13 against current membership of the Missouri Valley Conference.

…Make Bill Self 202-43 while at Kansas, 409-148 overall and 25-11 in NCAA Tournament games, including 15-6 while at Kansas.

…Make Kansas 2,003-796 all time.


— Sherron Collins ended his career with 1,888 points which ranks fifth on the all-time KU list. He also finished with 552 assists and joins only Darnell Valentine as the only two players in KU history to have more than 1,800 points and 550 assists.

— Cole Aldrich blocked one shot to bring his school-record season total to 124 and his career total to 252. He ends the season six shy of the KU career record held by Greg Ostertag (258 from 1992-95).

— Aldrich moved up the KU all-time scoring list. His 1,038 points rank 46th. He passed Bill Bridges (1,028 from 1959-61) and Jerry Gardner (1,030 from 1960-62).

— Aldrich collected his 37th career double-double to tie Nick Collison (2000-03) for fifth on the KU all-time list. He had 13 points and 10 rebounds against UNI.

— Aldrich’s 10 boards moved him into eighth place on the KU single season rebounds list with 354. He passed Bill Bridges who had 353 rebounds in 1961.

— Kansas’ only lead of the game was when it was 2-0 to start the game.

— Kansas’ nine assists were a team season low. The previous low was 10, done three times.

— Kansas used just eight players for the first time since the Texas game on Feb. 8.