Nov. 8, 2011
KANSAS 101, FORT HAYS STATE 52
Nov. 8, 2011
- Marks the 39-straight exhibition victory dating back to 1995.th
- Makes Kansas 8-0 against Fort Hays State, including 5-0 in exhibition games.
- Improves Kansas head coach Bill Self to 25-0 in exhibition play while at KU.
- Moves KU to 57-7 all-time in exhibition play, including 50-4 at Allen Fieldhouse.
- Improves Bill Self to 17-0 in home exhibition games while at Kansas.
- Kansas scored 54 points in the first half Tuesday against Fort Hays State, after tallying just 32 first half points last week against Pittsburg State.
- KU’s 101 points in the game were the most in an exhibition since scoring 103 against Pittsburg State on Nov. 10, 2009.
- KU has not lost an exhibition game on American soil in 28 years.
- KU’s 14 steals would have been the most by the Jayhawks since they collected 18 thefts against UMKC on Jan. 5 of last season.
- The Jayhawks shot 59.3 percent from the field (35-for-59) which would have been the team’s highest percentage since shooting 60.7 percent against Missouri on Feb. 7 of last year.
- KU’s five scorers in double figures would have been the most in a game since it had six in double-digits against Texas at last year’s Big 12 tournament.
- Junior F Thomas Robinson scored 22 points, which marked the third-straight exhibition game that KU had a player score 20-plus points.
- Robinson’s 22 points would have been a career high. The junior forward also recorded 12 rebounds, which would have been the third highest of his career.
- Robinson’s double-double would have been the sixth of his career.
- Robinson also would have set career highs in assists (five), field goals (nine), field goal attempts (19) and matched his career high in blocked shots (four).
- Freshman G Naadir Tharpe scored 19 points, which bested his first-game total of 12.
- During the two exhibition games, Tharpe recorded 15 assists.
- Senior G Conner Teahan was 5-for-5 from the field, which would have been his best career field goal percentage.
- Teahan was 13-for-16 (81.2 percent) from the field and 7-for-10 (70 percent) from beyond the three-point arc in KU’s two exhibition games.
- Sophomore Justin Wesley scored 12 points, which would have been a career high. His career best at Lamar was eight points in a game.
- Wesley also went 6-for-6 from the free throw line, which would have set career highs in both categories.
- Senior Jordan Juenemann’s three free throws and four free throw attempts would have set career highs.