Nov. 2, 2008
Kansas 93, Fort Hays State 37
Sunday, Nov. 2, 2008
–Kansas improves to 32-9 all-time in exhibition contests, including wins in its last seven preseason games. Bonnie Henrickson is 8-1 in exhibition games as the Jayhawks’ head coach and 3-0 against Fort Hays State.
–Kansas used the starting lineup of LaChelda Jacobs, Danielle McCray, Krysten Boogaard, Sade Morris and Porscha Weddington. The Jayhawks employed the same starting lineup to open the second half.
–The Jayhawks opened the game by scoring the first 10 points. Fort Hays State did not score its first points until the 16:22 mark.
–KU led 47-14 at the half while shooting 53 percent from the field. During the regular season last year, the Jayhawks were 13-3 when leading after the first half.
–The Jayhawks shot 54 percent from the field in the contest. Last season the Jayhawks’ average field goal percentage was 43.2 percent.
–Kansas’ 93 points are the most scored since the Jayhawks scored 97 points against Multiplan in 2003. Kansas held Fort Hays State to 37 points, the fourth-fewest points ever allowed by the Jayhawks in an exhibition game.
–The Jayhawks outscored the Tigers in the paint 46-14.
–Sophomore Danielle McCray scored a game-high 20 points. Last season, she scored 20 points or more five times. McCray also led the Jayhawks in rebounds with seven.
–In addition to McCray’s 20 points, four other Jayhawks scored in double figures including sophomore Sade Morris (14), and juniors Kelly Kohn (11), LaChelda Jacobs (10) and Porscha Weddington (10).
–As a team, Kansas dished out 21 assists, including seven by Ivana Catic and four Sade Morris.
–KU’s defense collected 12 steals and forced 27 Fort Hays State turnovers. The Jayhawks turned the 27 Lady Tiger turnovers into 39 points.
–Freshman Aishah Sutherland played her first game in a Kansas uniform, contributing two points and four rebounds.
–With the exception of injured Angel Goodrich, every player on the Kansas roster saw minutes. Eleven different Jayhawks scored in the contest, and the Kansas bench outscored that of Fort Hays State 31-9.