Post Game Notes

Nov. 19, 2004

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Nov. 19, 2004 Allen Fieldhouse Lawrence, Kan.

Postgame Notes

Kansas’ win over Vermont…

…Marks the third straight year KU has won its season-opener.

…Gives the Jayhawks 13 wins in their last 14 season-opening games.

…Marks Kansas’ 32nd straight home-opening win.

…Is KU’s eighth straight home win.

…Marks Kansas’ first win over Vermont making the Jayhawks 1-0 all-time against the Catamounts.

…Makes KU 6-0 versus the America East Conference.

…Gives Kansas coach Bill Self his 25th win at KU and his second career win over Vermont.

…Moves Bill Self’s all-time record to 232-114.

…Makes the Jayhawks 1,825-762 all-time.


  • Kansas senior guard Aaron Miles has now started 108 consecutive games. With his start tonight, he moved into sole possession of 10th place ahead of Cedric Hunter (107 starts) on KU’s all-time games started list.
  • Junior forward Christian Moody made his first career start for the Jayhawks tonight.
  • Senior guard Michael Lee, who started three contests last season, made his first start since Feb. 15, 2003 at Nebraska.
  • With his 14 rebounds tonight, senior forward Wayne Simien surpassed Scot Pollard for sole possession of seventh place on the KU all-time list with 24 career double-figure rebound games.
  • Simien’s 11 rebounds in the first half marked the second most in a single stanza for the senior. Simien had 12 in the first stanza against UC Santa Barbara on Dec. 20, 2003.
  • Simien also notched his 23rd career double-double tonight and sits at third on KU’s all-time double-doubles list.
  • Tonight, Simien passed Charlie Black for 34th place on KU’s all-time scoring list with 1,090.
  • Simien pulled down his 600th rebound tonight in the first half.
  • Simien’s 25 points tonight are the most for a Jayhawk in a season-opener since Drew Gooden netted 31 points against Ball State on Nov. 19, 2001.
  • Freshmen Darnell Jackson (8 points, 4 rebounds) scored his first points and pulled down his first career rebound tonight.