Nov. 7, 2006
Kansas 90, Emporia State 55
Nov. 7, 2006
–Kansas’ victory against Emporia State marks the 26th straight exhibition victory and moves the team to 3-0 in exhibition play against the Hornets all-time.
–Kansas’ victory moves the Jayhawks’ all-time exhibition record to 44-7 (40-4 at Allen Fieldhouse) and 11-0 under head coach Bill Self.
–The loss moves Emporia State to 0-2 in the 2006-07 exhibition season.
–Kansas outrebounded Emporia State 52-34.
–The Hornets went 10:58 in the second half without a field goal. During that stretch, Kansas outscored Emporia State 27-2.
–The Jayhawks scored 25 points off of 22 Hornet turnovers, while only committing 13 turnovers.
–Kansas players Julian Wright (10), Darnell Jackson (11), Russell Robinson (12), Sherron Collins (20), Brandon Rush (12) and Darrell Arthur (12) all hit double-digits in points.
–Kansas had 14 fast break points, while holding Emporia State to zero.
–The Jayhawk bench outscored the Hornet bench 25-17.
–Kansas outscored Emporia State 38-24 in the paint.
–If tonight’s game were a non-exhibition contest…
–Sherron Collins would have made his first career start, shooting 8-12 from the field and sinking four three-pointers, good for 20 total points.
–Darrell Arthur would have recorded his first career double-double with 10 rebounds and 12 total points.
–Julian Wright would have achieved a career high for total rebounds (14) and would have recorded his first career double-double. Wright’s nine offensive rebounds would have marked a 2005-06 season high besting both Sasha Kaun and C.J. Giles, who each grabbed six offensive boards last season.