KU-Seton Hall Postgame Notes
Nov. 11, 2006
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Nov. 11, 2006
– Bonnie Hendrickson is 2-1 in season openers at KU, including a 77-53 victory over Binghamton last year. Hendrickson has compiled an 9-1 record in season openers as a head coach.
– The Jayhawks are 8-3 in their last 11 season-opening contests.
– Bonnie Hendrickson is 6-0 all-time against Seton Hall, with all five victories over the Pirates coming when she was at Virginia Tech.
– Sophomore post Marija Zinic tallied 15 points against the Pirates, which marks her fourth-straight contest in double-figures dating back to last season. Zinic scored a career-high 17 points against Ole Miss in KU’s first round loss in the WNIT on March 19, 2006.
– Senior Shaquina Mosley tallied nine second-half points, nearly matching her career-high of 11 points. She scored 11 against Ole Miss in KU’s first round loss in the WNIT last season.
– KU freshmen Sade Morris and Danielle McCray each scored eight points in their first collegiate games. Morris added four assists, while McCray chipped in nine rebounds. Both figures were team-highs.
– KU’s defense held the Pirates to just 34.6 percent shooting from the field, including a 1-for-16 mark from beyond the three-point line. The Jayhawks forced 20 turnovers and tallied 16 points off of turnovers. Mosley and McCray each chipped in three steals.
– Freshmen Morris and Kelly Kohn both started their first collegiate game. While LaChelda Jacobs, McCray and Lindsay Ballweg all came off the bench to appear in their first games.
– The Jayhawks outscored Seton Hall 16-8 over the final nine minutes of the period. During that stretch, KU shot 7-for-16 (43.7 percent) from the field.
– KU went on a 10-2 run midway through the second half to turn a three-point deficit into a five-point lead. Shaquina Mosley hit a three-pointer to give KU the lead at 39-36 at 9:35. The Jayhawks never trailed again.
– KU will play the winner of the Iowa-MissouriState game tomorrow at 4:30 p.m.