Kansas Wraps Up Exhibition Play Against Washburn
Nov. 3, 2006
LAWRENCE, Kan. –
Game Notes in PDF Format
Download Free Acrobat Reader
Matchup: Washburn Lady Blues at <?xml:namespace prefix=”st1″ ns=”urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags”?>Kansas Jayhawks
Date: Sunday, Nov. 5 <?xml:namespace prefix=”o” ns=”urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office”?>
Tip-off: 2 p.m.
Location: Lawrence. Kan.
Venue: Allen Fieldhouse
Series: KU leads 9-1
KU Coach: Bonnie Henrickson
Record: 187-91 overall and 29-29 at KU
vs. Washburn: 0-1 (regular season)
WU Coach: Ron McHenry
Record: 159-33 overall and at WU
vs. KU: 1-0 (regular season), 0-1 (exhibition)
Jayhawk Radio Network
Play-by-Play: Nate Bukaty
Color Analyst: Brenda VanLengen
Sunflower Broadband Channel 6
Play-by-Play: Kevin Romary
Color Analyst: Steven Davis
-Live Video Webcast
The University of Kansas hosts Washburn in an exhibition matchup on Sunday, Nov. 5. Tip-off at Allen Fieldhouse is set for 2 p.m. KU is coming off an 80-55 victory over Fort Hays State on Wednesday while Sunday’s game will be Washburn’s first of the 2006-07 season.
-Kansas holds a 28-9 all-time record in exhibition games and have won 19 of its last 21 preseason contests. See Page 2 for complete preseason exhibition results.
-Tonight’s game will mark the eighth time the Jayhawks have played an in-state Division II foe in the preseason.
-KU is 9-1 all-time against Washburn. However, the Lady Blues defeated the Jayhawks 62-59 in the last meeting on Dec. 2, 2004 in a regular season tilt at Allen Fieldhouse.
-Senior Shaquina Mosley, juniors Jaime Boyd and Taylor McIntosh, sophomore Ivana Catic and freshman Sade Morris started in KU’s exhibition game against FortHaysState on Wednesday.
-KU will open its regular season against Seton Hall on Saturday, Nov. 11 in the first round of the WBCA/Metro Sports Classic held at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Mo. The Jayhawks and Pirates will tip-off at 2 p.m. followed by Iowa and MissouriState at 4:30 p.m.
New this season, Kansas fans will be able to watch 15 KU home basketball games live via AT&T Jayhawk All Access on kuathletics.com. To subscribe to Jayhawk All Access, log on to kuathletics.com and click on the All Access logo in the upper right corner of the page.
The Lady Blues enter the 2006-07 season with four-straight MIAA Championships and the 2005 Division II National Championship under their belts. Last season, Washburn was undefeated at 32-0 before falling to in-state rival EmporiaState in the regional finial. The loss snapped WU’s 51-game winning streak. Washburn is ranked No. 6 in the WBCA National Coaches Preseason Poll.
Despite the loss of consensus Division II Player of the Year and WNBA draft pick, Jennifer Harris, the Lady Blues return several key players. Forward Brooke Ubelaker a honorable mention All-American who averaged 16.6 points last season will be joined at forward by Megan Sullivan who pulled down a team-high 6.9 rebounds a year ago.
FORT HAYS STATE LEFTOVERS
-Kansas opened the game 8-for-8 from the floor.
-The largest lead in the game occurred at 15:15 in the second half when the Jayhawks led the Lady Tigers by 34 points.
-Kansas’ win against FortHaysState moves the Jayhawks to 28-9 in exhibition games.
-Kansas moved to 4-0 in preseason exhibition games against FortHays.
-Kansas out-rebounded the Lady Tigers 44 to 32.
-Kansas’ bench scored 44 points, while FortHaysState recorded 25 points.
LEADERS OF THE HAWKS
Junior Taylor McIntosh and sophomore Ivana Catic have been named co-captains for the 2006-07 season. KU’s most experienced players, McIntosh and Catic have combined to start 81 games for the Crimson and Blue.
The Jayhawks television and radio coverage is one of the best in the country. KU will be featured on television 24 time this season, including all 18 contests at Allen Fieldhouse. Kansas will also appear on national television four times.
Among the Jayhawk Radio Network affiliates carrying the 2006-07 season includes WIBW (580 AM) which boasts the 11th largest signal in the country. KLWN (1320 AM) of Lawrence will join KCSP (610 AM), weekend games, and KXTR (1660 AM), weeknight games, are a few of the affiliates fans can use to listen to Jayhawk basketball.