March 20, 2012
Kansas 70, #7/8 Delaware 65
March 20, 2012
A Kansas Win…
–Improves Kansas to 3-5 all-time in second round games and advances KU to the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 for the first time since 1998.
–Gives KU 21 wins for the second-straight season and third time in the last four years.
–Improves the Jayhawks to 11-11 in NCAA Tournament games.
–Makes KU 8-6 away from home in 2011-12.
–Improves coach Bonnie Henrickson 1-0 against Delaware, 138-120 at Kansas and 296-182 for her career.
–Makes KU 735-517 all time.
–Kansas starters (career starts): G Angel Goodrich (75), G Natalie Knight (33), G CeCe Harper (11), F Chelsea Gardner (9), F Aishah Sutherland (84).
–Kansas defeated its highest-ranked opponent since topping No. 5/6 Baylor on March 4, 2009.
–The Jayhawks went 30-for-60 (50 percent) from the field and have shot 50 percent or better 12 times this season.
–KU committed just nine turnovers, its fewest miscues since playing Wisconsin on Dec. 8, 2011 when it had six.
–Angel Goodrich finished with 27 points, her sixth time reaching the 20-point mark this season. She has also led the team in scoring in three-straight games and 10 times total in 2011-12.
–Goodrich dished six assists and has five or more dimes 28 times.
–Goodrich was named Capital One Player of the Game and was the No. 3 trending topic worldwide on Twitter.
–Aishah Sutherland notched her ninth double-double, turning in a performance of 12 points and 10 rebounds. She has 26 games with 10 or more points.
–Natalie Knight went 2-for-5 from behind the three-point arc. She has recorded at least one three in five straight games.
–Knight and Goodrich logged 40 minutes each. It is the second time in Knight’s career that she never came out of a game and 11th time for Goodrich this season.
–Chelsea Gardner had double-digit points for the sixth time with 10 points. She has 10 or more points in three-straight games and four of the last five games.