Kansas 71 - Creighton 68: Postgame Notes

March 21, 2010

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Postgame Notes

Kansas 71 – Creighton 68

March 21, 2010

Kansas‘ win against Creighton…

Gave the Jayhawks a 17-15 mark and marked the third-straight season of at least 17 victories.

…Improved KU to 21-12 versus Creighton and was the 7th straight by the Jayhawks in the series.

Marked the third-straight season Kansas has won a second round WNIT game and the fourth time in as many appearances.

Made the Jayhawks 6-2 against the WNIT field this season.

Improved KU head coach Bonnie Hendrickson to 7-1 all-time versus the Bluejays, gave her a 96-94 mark at Kansas and a 254-156 overall record.

Made KU 693-492 all-time and 13-5 in Allen Fieldhouse this season.

Game Notes

– After missing the WNIT first round game with Prairie View A&M, freshman Carolyn Davis entered the game at the 17:10 mark in the first half and scored on her first three attempts. Davis finished the half with 13 points and seven rebounds in 16 minutes of play.

– Kansas scored 11 points off of Creighton’s six turnovers in the first half, as the Bluejays were only able to score three points on the Jayhawks’ six turnovers.

– With KU holding a 53-51 lead after a Creighton made free throw at 6:25 left in the game, Carolyn Davis returned to the lineup after sitting for 9:42 with foul trouble. Davis’ six points along with senior Kelly Kohn’s lone three-pointer sparked a 9-0 KU run over the next 2:25.

– Davis finished with 25 points and 12 rebounds which marked her sixth double-double of the season. It also marked the fifth 20-point outing and 12th double-figure scoring game for Davis this year.

– Davis’ 9-of-10 shooting performance set a KU WNIT record for field goal percentage.

– Freshman Monica Engelman recorded seven assists today, which marked a season high. It was also the sixth time this season she had five or more assists in a game.

– Senior Sade Morris’ 14 points was her 16th double-figure scoring game this season and the 68th of her career.

– With six assists this afternoon, Morris also recorded her 300th career assist placing her 9th on KU’s all-time list. The six assists tied her season high.

– The 20 assists by the Jayhawks marked the fourth time this season that Kansas has had 20+ assists for the game and the first time since November 28, 2009 against Texas Christian.

– Kansas’ 55.3 shooting percentage (26-47) was just shy of the KU WNIT record of 55.9 (33-59) set against Evansville on March 24, 2008. It also marked the ninth time this season that KU has shot better than 50% in a game. The Jayhawks are 9-0 in those games. Kansas has shot over 50 percent in five of its last seven WNIT games.