Kansas Postgame Notes-vs. Washburn (Exhibition)

Nov. 5, 2012

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NOV. 5, 2012 – LAWRENCE, KAN.


  • Kansas is now 32-3 against Washburn all-time, including 5-0 in exhibition games.

KU STARTERS: F Justin Wesley, C Jeff Withey, G Elijah Johnson, G Ben McLemore, F Travis Releford.


  • Improves Kansas to 61-9 all-time in exhibition games.
  • Extends KU’s home exhibition winning streak to 38 games.
  • Makes the Jayhawks 32-3 against Washburn, including 5-0 in exhibition contests.
  • Improves Kansas head coach Bill Self to 29-2 in exhibition play while at KU.
  • Moves KU to 52-4 in exhibition games at Allen Fieldhouse.
  • Makes Bill Self 20-0 in home exhibition games at Kansas.


  • KU’s 62 points were the fewest scored in an exhibition game at Allen Fieldhouse.
  • Washburn’s 50 points were the fewest scored by a KU opponent in an exhibition game since it held Pittsburg State to 45 points on Nov. 10, 2009.
  • The Jayhawks held the Ichabods to 25.8 percent from the field, the lowest percentage by a KU opponent in an exhibition since Pittsburg State shot 25.3 percent last season.
  • Kansas recorded 13 blocked shots in the game, the most in an exhibition game since tallying 15 blocks against Pittsburg State last season.
  • After falling behind by five points early, KU went on a 16-3 run midway through the first half. During the run, the Jayhawks went 7-of-10 from the floor.
  • Kansas held the Ichabods without any points during a 5:59 stretch, holding Washburn without points for the final 2:24 of the first half and the first 3:35 of the second.
  • Kansas wore crimson uniforms Monday night for the fourth time in an exhibition game this season. KU also wore crimson in its first European game against The Swiss National Team as well as both games against the French AMW Pro team.


  • Redshirt freshman Ben McLemore recorded 17 points and 10 rebounds for the fourth double-double by a Jayhawk in exhibition play this season (Jeff Withey 2, Perry Ellis 1).
  • McLemore would have been the first freshman to record a double-double in a game since Thomas Robinson collected 15 points and 10 rebounds against Alcorn State on Dec. 2, 2009.
  • Senior Jeff Withey’s seven blocks were the most by a Jayhawk in an exhibition game since he recorded 10 against Pittsburg State last season.
  • During the six-game exhibition season, freshman Perry Ellis shot 68.4 percent from the field (26-for-38).
  • Ellis also averaged 11.0 points per game and 5.7 rebounds and per game in exhibition play (34 in six games).
  • Senior Elijah Johnson finished exhibition play with 21 assists in five games, including 10 in KU’s last two contests.