Postgame Notes

March 24, 2012

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Postgame Notes
NCAA Tournament – Sweet 16
Kansas 73, Tennessee 84
March 24, 2012

Kansas’ loss to Tennessee:
–Drops Kansas to 0-3 all time in regional semifinal games and 11-12 overall in NCAA Tournament games.

–Ends KU’s NCAA Tournament run at the hands of an SEC opponent for the sixth time.

–Makes the Jayhawks 0-3 all time versus Tennessee.

–Gives KU an 8-7 record away from home this season.

–Makes coach Bonnie Henrickson 0-2 against Tennessee, 138-121 at Kansas and 296-183 for her career.

–Makes KU 735-518 all time.

Team Notes
–Kansas starters (career starters): G Angel Goodrich (76), G Natalie Knight (34), G CeCe Harper (12), F Chelsea Gardner (10), F Aishah Sutherland (85)

–Kansas lost for just the fourth time this season when leading at the half. Despite a 35-30 halftime advantage, KU fell to 19-4 this season when leading after the first 20 minutes.

–The Jayhawks’ 35 first-half points were their most in a first half since they scored 40 at Texas on Jan. 4.

Individual Notes
–For the fourth-straight contest and 11th time this year Angel Goodrich led Kansas in scoring. The guard collected 23 points in her fourth consecutive game with 20 or more points.

–Goodrich went 3-for-9 from beyond the three-point arc as she finished with three treys for the second-straight game. Her nine attempts tied for the most by a Jayhawk this season.

–Goodrich dished six assists and had five or more dimes 29 times in 34 games this season.

–Chelsea Gardner recorded her second career double-double, both during the NCAA Tournament, as she finished with 14 points and a team-high 10 rebounds. She led Kansas on the boards in three of the last four games.

–Gardner’s 14 points were one shy of her career high, which she recorded versus Nebraska in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (March 18).

–Aishah Sutherland needed one more tally to get her seventh 20-point contest of the season. Her 19 points versus Tennessee conclude her career with 1,236 points, good enough for 16th in program history.

–Sutherland also finishes her time at KU with the fourth-most appearances in a Jayhawk uniform playing in 130 games.

–Monica Engelman contributed eight points in 17 minutes in the game, her highest outputs since scoring eight in 38 minutes versus Missouri on Feb. 18.

–Tania Jackson hit her lone three-point attempt during the contest. She is 5-for-8 (62.5 percent) from long range in her last seven appearances.