March 24, 2008

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<?xml:namespace prefix=”st1″ ns=”urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags”?>Kansas 82, Evansville 60

March 24, 2008

Kansas’ win over Evansville…

… Makes the Jayhawks 17-15 overall

… Makes KU 1-0 all-time against the Purple Aces

… Makes head coach Bonnie Henrickson 215-126 all-time and 57-64 at Kansas

Game Notes:

– The Kansas defense held Evansville to 22% shooting from the field in the first half.

– All nine Kansas players who logged minutes in the first half made at least one field goal before halftime.

– Evansville didn’t hit a field goal for 6 minutes and 39 seconds spanning from 14:08 to 7:29 in the first half.

– Danielle McCray scored a game high 20 points to reach double figures for the 25th time in 29 games this season. McCray also added seven rebounds to make it the 23rd game this season that she has had at least 10 points and five boards.

– With KU leading 56-43 at the 10:23 mark in the second half, Kansas went on an 11-0 run over the next 4:02 to extend the lead to 67-43.

– Kansas’ 22 assists ties for the second most this season. They last had 22 against Saint Louis on December 2, 2007.

– The Jayhawks shot a remarkable percentage from beyond the arc, hitting a season high 69%. KU’s nine three’s made is the second most this season.

– McCray (2-2), Sade Morris (3-3) and Kelly Kohn (2-2) were all perfect from three-point range.

– Krysten Boogaard recorded her fourth double-double of the season with 10 points and 11 rebounds.

– Morris scored 16 points on an efficient 6-of-8 shooting. It is the most points she’s scored since Jan. 9 of this season against OklahomaState (17). It is also the 17th time Morris has scored in double-figures.

– Kohn was equally efficient hitting 4-of-5 shots scoring 10 points.

– The Jayhawks only turned the ball over 13 times. Their season low is 12.

– Sophomore Rebecca Feickert played for the first time this season logging two minutes of action.

– The Jayhawks turned the ball over just 13 times, one shy of their season low.