Kansas/Arizona Postgame Notes

Nov. 21, 2005

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#10/9 Arizona 61, Kansas 49

November 21, 2005

Kansas’ Loss To Arizona…

…Makes KU 1-1 for the first time since the 2001-02 season.

…Gives KU its second straight opening round loss in the EA Sports Maui Invitational.

…Makes KU 6-4 all-time in the event.

…Makes KU 6-3 against Arizona and gives the Jayhawks a 55-30 all-time record against the Pac-10.

…Gives the Jayhawks a 4-3 record against teams ranked in the AP Top 10 over the last two seasons.

…Makes Bill Self 1-4 versus Arizona (0-1 while at Kansas).

…Gives Self a 48-17 record at KU and 255-122 mark overall.

…Makes KU 1,849-770 all-time.


-Sophomore C.J. Giles pulled down a career-high 10 rebounds. Giles also had three blocks tonight to mark his eighth career multiple-block game.

-Sophomore Sasha Kaun led KU in scoring for the second straight game and recorded his first back-to-back double-digit scoring games.

-Freshman guard Micah Downs scored his first points in a Jayhawk uniform and finished with five.

-Kansas’ 49 points were the lowest in its 10-games played in the Maui Invitational. The previous low was 75 against Illinois in 1987. The last time the Jayhawks scored less than 50 points was Jan. 25, 1993 in a 64-49 loss to Long Beach State in Lawrence.

-The Jayhawks’ 27 turnovers marked the most by a KU squad since Nov. 26, 1997 against Arizona State.