Kansas Postgame Notes- vs. Idaho State
Nov. 11, 2012
No. 25 KANSAS 52, IDAHO STATE 36
KANSAS STARTERS (CAREER/SEASON):
Angel Goodrich (77-1), Bunny Williams (1-1), Monica Engelman (69-1), Carolyn Davis (71-1) and Natalie Knight (35-1).
- Kansas is now 35-9 all time in season-opening games, including 39-5 when opening its season in Allen Fieldhouse.
- Under head coach Bonnie Henrickson, KU is 8-1 in its regular-season-opening game (all at home).
- Kansas has won 12 of its last 14 season-openers, including eight straight, and has been victorious in 15 of its last 16 opening games played in Allen Fieldhouse.
- This was the first meeting between Kansas and Idaho State and KU’s eighth game against a Big Sky Conference team. The Jayhawks’ win improves their record to 7-1 versus Big Sky teams.
- Since 2004-05, Kansas has posted a 99-45 record (.688) at home and has an all-time record of 387-210 (.648) on James Naismith Court at Allen Fieldhouse.
- Kansas had a 16-4 run beginning at 11:05 in the first half and managed to keep Idaho State from scoring from the 8:15 mark for the rest of the half. The Jayhawks led at the intermission 23-11.
- Idaho State scored the third-fewest first half points (11) against a KU team all-time. The eleven points were the lowest a Henrickson-coached team has ever held a team to in a first half.
- Both teams scored 10 of their first half points in the paint. The Jayhawks held the Bengals to just 18.5 percent from the field during the first 20 minutes of play.
- The Jayhawks opened the second half scoring the first four points and held the Bengals to 11 points until 18:25 for a 27-14 score. During Idaho State’s scoreless drought, lasting 9:48, the Bengals were 0-9 from the field with eight turnovers.
- Eight of the nine KU players who garnered playing time put points on the board for the Jayhawks.
- Kansas scored 19 of its 52 points off of turnovers and 17 points off second chance shots.
- The Jayhawks shot 10-13 from the free throw line for 76.9 percent.
- By holding Idaho State to only 36 points, KU tied its sixth-lowest amount of points allowed since 2004 when the Jayhawks also held UMKC to 36.
- Sophomore forward Bunny Williams scored the first point of the 2012-13 season off a free throw just 31 seconds into the game.
- Senior forward Carolyn Davis and junior forward Tania Jackson led Kansas with six points each in the first half and Davis grabbed seven of KU’s 28 boards in the first half.
- Davis finished her last season opener as a Kansas Jayhawk with 10 points and eight rebounds.
- Senior guard Angel Goodrich scored one of KU’s three-point baskets for a total of seven points, while posting four rebounds and three assists.
- In her fourth season as a Jayhawk guard, Monica Engelman tied Davis, scoring 10 points. She also grabbed four rebounds.
- Off the bench, sophomore guard Asia Boyd tied a career high with four rebounds and broke her blocks record with two.
- Sophomore forward Chelsea Gardner led the team in rebounds with nine and also chipped in six points.