Kansas Postgame Notes vs. Pittsburg State

Nov. 1, 2007

Recap | Final Stats | Quotes |

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Vs. PittsburgState, Nov. 1, 2007

– With the win, Kansas has won 27 straight home exhibition games… KU is now 45-7 all-time in exhibition games… KU improved to 41-4 in exhibition games in Allen Fieldhouse… KU improved to 13-0 in exhibition games under Bill Self… KU is now 4-0 against PittsburgState in exhibition games (4-0 in regular season games).

– Kansas scored 55 points in the first half. Last year KU scored 50 points in a half nine times with a high of 56 in the second half against Nebraska.

– KU scored 94 points in the game and reached 90 points eight times last season.

– KU shot 53.2 percent from the field. Last year’s best field goal percentage was 59.5 percent vs. Southern Illinois.

– Nine Jayhawks that played in the game made their first attempt (they were nine of the first 11 KU players to put up shots).

– KU had four players score in double figures, its most since having five reach double-digits against Niagara in game last year (none in the last four games of last year’s regular season).

– Mario Chalmers made his first four three-pointers before missing one late in the first half. His career high three-pointers made is five vs. Texas last year.

– Sherron Collins missed his first two shots before making seven of eight the rest of the way.

– Sherron Collins led KU in scoring. Last season he led the team in scoring in five games.

– Rodrick Stewart scored 11 points. His KU career high is eight scored against Dartmouth in 2006, while his collegiate career high is 14 (twice while playing at USC).

– Darrell Arthur attempted a three-pointer. He was 0 of seven from three-point range last year.

Runs During The First Half

– Pittsburg State had outscored KU 6-5 right before the Jayhawks hit three straight three pointers to make the score 35-15 (score was 26-15). The three-pointers were by Chalmers (2) and Reed (1).

– After PittState scored seven straight points to cut the margin to 35-22, KU went on a 10-0 run to gain a 45-22 advantage.

– KU closed the first half on a 7-0 run.

– Kansas will close out its exhibition season with a game against FortHaysState on Nov. 6.