Kansas Postgame Notes -- Chaminade

Nov. 23, 2005

Recap | Box Score | Photo Gallery

Lahaina, Hawaii –

Kansas Postgame Notes<?xml:namespace prefix=”o” ns=”urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office”?>

Kansas 102, Chaminade 54

November 23, 2005 EA SPORTS Maui Invitational

Kansas’ Win Over Chaminade…

…Makes Kansas 2-2 on the season, matching the record of the 2002-03 NCAA runner-up team.

…Gives Kansas a 7-5 all-time record in the EA SPORTS Maui Invitational.

…Makes KU 51-23 all-time in regular-season tournaments.

…Gives Kansas its second straight win against Chaminade and makes the series 2-0 in favor of the Jayhawks.

…Improves head coach Bill Self’s record to 49-18 in his third season at KU and 256-123 in his 13th year overall.

…Gives Self a 1-0 record against Chaminade.

…Makes Kansas 1,850-771 all-time.


-Sophomore center C.J. Giles’ 21 points marked a career high. His previous high was 12 against Arkansas on Nov. 22.

-Giles’ 18 points in the first half marked the most by a Jayhawks since Wayne Simien scored 18 in the second stanza against Oklahoma State on Feb. 27, 2005.

-Giles’ nine field goals in the first half marked the most by a KU player since Nick Collison had nine in the second half against Duke on March 27, 2003.

-Giles scored on his first nine attempts in the opening half, tying a school record for the most consecutive shots made in a single game. Mark Randall made nine straight field goals against Rider on Jan. 15, 1990.

-Freshman forward Julian Wright set a career high with 10 points and six rebounds.

-Freshman guard Micah Downs set career highs in points (13) and rebounds (7).

-Redshirt freshman Matt Kleinmann scored a career-high six points.

-KU’s 102 points marked the most by a Jayhawk squad since a 102-50 win against UNC Asheville on Jan. 2, 2003.

-The 48-point margin of victory was the most since a Kansas 100-46 win against UMKC on Jan. 4, 2003.

-Kansas won the opening tip for the first time this season.

-Kansas is 11-4 under Bill Self following a loss.

-The Jayhawks have made at least one three-pointer in 180 consecutive games.

-KU has held its opponent to under 100 points in 118 consecutive games.

-Kansas has outrebounded every opponent this season. The Jayhawks have a +8 rebound margin through four games.