Postgame Notes

March 26, 2009

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Kansas Postgame Notes

Kansas 75, Arkansas 59

March 26, 2009

Kansas’ win…

…made Kansas 20-13 for the first time since 1999-2000 season.

…gave Kansas a win in its second game of the WNIT for the first time in school history.

…made KU 3-2 all-time against Arkansas.

…made KU 673-476 all-time.

Team Notes:

– The Jayhawks have now won five straight home games.

– The Jayhawks shot 51% from the field, marking the first time since Jan. 31 and Feb. 4 that the Jayhawks have shot 50% from the field in back-to-back games.

– The Jayhawks went on a 14-0 run over a four-minute stretch beginning at the 14:42 mark of the first half to stretch its lead to 19-5. The Jayhawks also added a 12-0 run in the second half to build its lead up to 63-42.

– The Jayhawks outrebounded the Razorbacks, 43-33.

– The Jayhawks recorded assists on 18 of their 28 field goal makes.

– Arkansas shot just 32% from the field for the game, including just 23% shooting in the first half.

– The Jayhawks will next meet the winner of the Oregon State/New Mexico game in the Elite Eight of the WNIT.

Player Notes:

– Junior Danielle McCray tied her career-high with 35 points. She previously poured in 35 points against Baylor on March 4. In the process, McCray made four three-pointers for a total of 72 on the season, breaking the single season record of 69 three-pointers made in a year by Angie Halbleib in 1996. McCray is also in line to break the single-season record for free throw percentage at 84.3% after a 9-10 performance tonight.

– Freshman Aishah Sutherland pulled down 11 rebounds, marking the fourth time this season Sutherland has recorded double-digits in rebounds.

– Junior Sade Morris scored 23 points on 9-12 shooting from the field and a perfect 3-3 from the foul line. Morris has scored 20+ points on five different occasions this season.

– Senior Ivana Catic recorded eight assists and just one turnover. Catic now has recorded 27 assists and only three turnovers over her last four games.

– Junior Kelly Kohn saw her first action since playing against Baylor on March 4. Kohn added one assist and one rebound in 10 minutes of play.