Kansas/Arizona Postgame Notes
Nov. 21, 2005
Maui, Hawaii –
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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.