Kansas Is Victorious Over Fort Hays State
Nov. 9, 2005
LAWRENCE, Kan. –
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Nov. 9, 2005 – Allen Fieldhouse – Lawrence, Kan.
Kansas’ win over Fort Hays State…
…Makes Kansas 41-7 in exhibition games all-time.
…Gives the Jayhawks 23 consecutive wins in exhibition games.
…Improves Kansas’ record against Fort Hays State to 5-0, which includes two exhibition games.
…Gives Bill Self a 9-0 record in exhibition contests as Kansas head coach.
…Gives Kansas a 37-4 record in exhibition play at Allen Fieldhouse, including a record of 5-0 under Coach Self.
- Stephen Vinson, Christian Moody, Mario Chalmers, Russell Robinson, and C.J. Giles started the game for the Jayhawks.
- Wednesday’s game marked the debut of five Jayhawks: Mario Chalmers, Micah Downs, Matt Kleinmann, Brandon Rush, and Julian Wright.
- Wednesday night’s game was the first game action for guard Jeremy Case since he appeared against Missouri on Mar. 12, 2004.
- Wednesday’s game would have marked the first starts of Russell Robinson and Stephen Vinson’s career at Kansas.
- Kansas opened on a 16-3 run to begin the game.
- Kansas scored the first 12 points of the game.
- Kansas closed the first half on an 11-2 run.
- Sasha Kaun’s 23 points, 10 free throw attempts, 10 field goals and 11 field goal attempts would have set new career highs.
- Russell Robinson’s 11 assists would have set a new career high. The mark would have been the most by a sophomore since Aaron Miles dropped 15 assists against Texas Tech on Mar. 9, 2002.
- Stephen Vinson’s nine minutes would have set a new career high.
- C.J. Giles’ seven field goal attempts would have set a new career high.
- Brandon Rush’s seven offensive rebounds would have tied last season’s high mark, which Wayne Simien recorded twice.
- Kansas’ 96 points were the most since they scored 96 against Louisiana-Lafayette on Dec. 11, 2004.
- Kansas’ 34-point margin of victory would have been the largest since they defeated Texas by 35 on Jan. 29, 2005.
- Fort Hays State’s 25 turnovers would have been the most since UC-Santa Barbara recorded 26 turnovers on Dec. 20, 2003.