Nov. 27, 2007
<?xml:namespace prefix=”st1″ ns=”urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags”?>Kansas 91, Creighton 56
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Kansas’ win over Crieghton …
… Makes Kansas 4-1 to open the year, including 3-0 at Allen Fieldhouse. It marks the first time KU has won its first three home games since the 2005-06 season when the Jayhawks won their first 12 games at home.
… Makes Kansas 16-13 all-time against Creighton, including 10-5 at Allen Fieldhouse. KU has won each of the last three games in the series.
… Makes the Jayhawks 76-28 (.731) all-time against Missouri Valley Conference schools.
… Makes KU head coach Bonnie Henrickson 202-112 overall and 44-50 at Kansas.
— The Jayhawks scored 47 points in the first half, which is the most points scored by a KU team in a half since it tallied 58 points in the first half against New Orleans on Dec. 3, 2005.
— Kansas scored 27 of the first 29 points in the first half, including 21 straight, which stretched a 6-2 lead to 27-2 in the first nine minutes of play.
— The 35-point victory is KU biggest margin against Creighton since it defeated the Bluejays 94-54 on Feb. 26, 1982.
— KU’s 91 points were also the most scored in a single game since the 100-50 win over New Orleans in 2005.
— The Jayhawks held their third opponent of the season under 30 percent shooting (Creighton shot 26.9 percent tonight). During the entire 2006-07 season, KU held just one opponent under 30 percent from the field.
— As team, KU collected 24 assists in the game, the most since dishing out 28 assists against New Orleans on Dec. 3, 2005.
— For the fourth consecutive game, Kansas put three players in double figures as sophomores Danielle McCray and Sade Morris tallied 16 points each, while senior Taylor McIntosh recorded 10 points.
— McIntosh set a career high with three blocked shots in the game.
— Sade Morris matched career highs in field goals (seven), assists (four) and tied season highs with four rebounds and two steals.
— Sophomore guard LaChelda Jacobs tied career bests with seven rebounds and three assists Tuesday.
— Sophomore Danielle McCray has scored in double-digits in every game this season. The last time she was held under 10 points was when she scored eight against No. 11 Oklahoma on Feb. 21 of last year.
— Freshman Chakeitha Weldon collected a season-high five points off the bench Tuesday evening.
— Junior Marija Zinic’s two-point basket in the closing minutes were her first points of the 2007-08 season, and first points since scoring two against Missouri on March 1 of last season.
— Freshman Krysten Boogaard set season highs with six rebounds, two blocks and two steals.
— As a team, KU set season highs in points (91), field goals (38), assists (24), blocks (six) and steals (17).
— KU’s 17 steals were the most since collecting 17 against New Orleans in 2005.
— The Jayhawks outscored Creighton 46-18 in the paint, and held a 22-4 edge in fast break points.