Post Game Notes

Nov. 14, 2008

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Postgame Notes

KU 106, Sacred Heart 64

Nov. 14, 2008

Kansas’ win over Sacred Heart…

— Makes Kansas 2-0 against the Pioneers and 4-1 in season openers under Coach Henrickson. The Jayhawks are now 8-3 in their last 11 season-opening contests.

Game Notes:

— Kansas went on a 28-2 run midway through the first half to take a 49-18 lead at the 3:16 mark. KU led the Pioneers 53-25 at the half.

— The Jayhawks held Sacred Heart without a field goal for 9:50 seconds in the first half, from the 11:50 mark to the 2:00 mark.

— Danielle McCray got off to a quick start, making her first five field goals, including two three-pointers. She had 22 points at halftime – the most points she has ever scored in a half.

— Kansas shot 62 percent from the field in the first half, compared to Sacred Heart’s 27 percent.

— KU started the second half on a 16-4 run and built the lead as high as 47 points on the way to a 106-64 victory. It was KU’s largest margin of victory since defeating New Orleans 100-50 in 2005.

— Kansas’ 106 points is the most allowed by Sacred Heart since it became Division I and only the second time the Pioneers have ever allowed more than 100 points.

–McCray tied her career-high with 29 points on 12-16 shooting. She was 5-7 from behind the arc.

— Porscha Weddington set a new career-high with 10 points. She also set a career-high in rebounds, leading the Jayhawks with seven.

— In addition to Weddington and McCray, four other Jayhawks scored in double figures on the night including Sade Morris (15), Krysten Boogaard (11), LaChelda Jacobs (10) and Kelly Kohn (10).

— Freshman Aishah Sutherland saw her first minutes in a regular season game, contributing seven points and five rebounds.

— Morris set a new career-high with four steals, and Jacobs matched her season high of four steals, which she set last year against Nebraska.

— KU scored 100-plus points for the first time in the Bonnie Henrickson era. The Jayhawks last scored more than 100 when they defeated Mississippi Valley State 116-34 in 2000.

— KU scored 60 points in the paint compared to Sacred Heart’s 20 points and the KU bench outscored that of Sacred Heart’s 31-15.