Nov. 14, 2007
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Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2007
— Kansas improves to 13-3 all-time against the Kangaroos, including 3-0 under Bonnie Henrickson. The Jayhawks are 8-1 in the series at Allen Fieldhouse.
— The win was the 200th in the career of head coach Bonnie Henrickson. She improves to 200-111 in 10-plus seasons at Kansas and Virginia Tech.
— Kansas improves to 2-0 for the first time since the 2005-06 season, when the team won its first 12 contests en route to its last postseason appearance (NIT).
— Senior Taylor McIntosh scored 13 points and grabbed 12 boards to collect her fifth career double-double, and first since tallying 19 points and 13 rebounds at OklahomaState last season.
— McIntosh is the second Jayhawk to record a double-double in as many games. In Sunday’s season opener against Hartford, freshman Nicollette Smith scored 19 points and collected 10 rebounds.
— McIntosh shot 5-for-6 from the field (83-percent). It was her best shooting performance since hitting 7-of-8 (88-percent) against Nebraska last season.
— Freshman Krysten Boogaard scored 10 straight points during a 17-3 KU run midway through the first half.
— Boogaard became the second freshman in as many games to collect double-digit points with 10 points on 4-of-8 shooting from the field. On Sunday, freshman Nicollette Smith scored 19 points.
— Sade Morris scored 10 of her 13 points in the second half, including KU’s final six points in the 64-58 victory.
— Morris also matched a career high with four assists.
— KU held UMKC without a field goal for a nine-minute, 23-second span during the first half.
— The Jayhawks held UMKC to just 25 percent field goal percentage in the first half, the lowest first half total for a KU opponent since the team held Creighton to 24 percent from the field on Nov. 20 of last season.
— KU scored 28 points in the paint, compared to just 18 for UMKC. Kansas also collected 17 assists to the Kangeroos’ eight.
— Senior Jamie Boyd saw her first action of the season Wednesday, and scored two points on a driving lay-up. It marked Boyd’s first points since scoring two against SacramentoState last season.