KU vs. South Dakota Postgame Notes

Nov. 14, 2010

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Postgame Notes

Kansas 73, South Dakota 40

Nov. 14, 2010

Team Notes

-Bonnie Henrickson is 6-1 in season openers at KU, including a 106-80 win over Oral Roberts last year. Henrickson has compiled a 13-1 record in season openers as a head coach.

-The Jayhawks are 9-2 in their last 11 season-opening contests and have won six-straight season-openers.

-The win gives KU its 33rd season-opening win.

-KU now leads the all-time series versus South Dakota, 2-0. The Jayhawks defeated the Coyotes, 87-66, on March 13, 1981 in Minneapolis, Minn.

-Henrickson is now 255-157 overall and 97-95 at KU.

-KU went on a 19-2 run midway through the first half as they extended its lead to 24-6.

-The Jayhawks led 34-16 at halftime over the Coyotes.

-KU out-rebounded South Dakota 53-33.

-As a team, KU recorded 10 blocks, which is tied for 7th all-time. It was the most since the Jayhawks blocked 12 against Missouri on January 24, 2004.

Player Notes

-Kansas used the starting lineup of Angel Goodrich, Monica Engelman, Carolyn Davis, Aishah Sutherland and Brooke Jelniker in both halves.

– Jelniker made her first career start for Kansas.

-Freshmen Keena Mays, Brooke Jelniker, Diara Moore, CeCe Harper and redshirt freshman Tania Jackson all played in their first career game as Jayhawks.

– Jackson led the team with 13 points in only 13 minutes of play.

-Jackson also made her first career three-point basket in the first half.

-Davis led the team in scoring at halftime with eight points.

-Davis tied a career-high with five blocks.

-Sutherland tied a career-high with two assists.

-Three different Jayhawks recorded seven rebounds (Sutherland, Mays, Davis).

-All 11 Jayhawks that suited up saw action in the game and scored at least two points for a well-balanced attack.