Nov. 24, 2004

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Nov. 23, 2004 Allen Fieldhouse Lawrence, Kan.

Postgame Notes

Kansas’ win over Saint Joseph’s…

…Makes Kansas 2-0 for the third-straight season and the 12th time in 13 years dating back to 1990-91.

…Marks Kansas’ fifth win against Saint Joseph’s making the all-time series 5-1.

…Is KU’s ninth-straight home win.

…Gives Kansas coach Bill Self his 26th win at KU.

…Moves his all-time record to 233-114 overall.

…Is Self’s third career win over the Hawks.

…Makes Kansas 1,826-762 all-time.


  • Freshmen Alex Galindo (four points), C.J. Giles (eight points) and Sasha Kaun (four points) each scored their first career points in a KU uniform.
  • Senior Wayne Simien (20 points, 13 rebounds) recorded his 24th career double-double.
  • Tonight marked the second-straight game that Simien recorded 11 rebounds in the first half. He pulled down 11 rebounds and scored 10 points in the first half versus Vermont.
  • Galindo saw his first action as a Jayhawk.
  • Kansas was a perfect 5-for-5 from behind the arc in the first half. The last time the Jayhawks achieved this was in the first half against North Carolina State on Dec. 10, 1994.
  • Saint Joseph’s five made field goals in the first half were the lowest by a KU opponent since Kansas held Colorado to just five made shots on Jan. 25, 2004.
  • Saint Joseph’s failed to make a three-point basket in the first half. The last time a Jayhawk opponent went without a made three-pointer in a half was on Jan. 6, 2003 against Iowa State.
  • Senior Michael Lee’s four steals marked a career-high.
  • Saint Joseph’s Dwayne Jones’ 10 first half rebounds are the most by a Kansas opponent in a single half since John Turek pulled down 10 second half boards for Nebraska on Feb. 24, 2002.