Postgame Notes: KU 82, FAU 63

Nov. 27, 2011

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Postgame Notes
Kansas 82, Florida Atlantic (FAU) 63
November 27, 2011

Basketball Travelers Tip-Off Classic All-Tournament Team
–Del’Niqua Bellamy, IUPUI; Chenise Miller, FAU; Ria Pateraki, Lamar; Aishah Sutherland, KANSAS; Carolyn Davis, KANSAS; Angel Goodrich, KANSAS (MVP)

KU’s Win…
–Makes Kansas 6-0 for the second-straight season and third time under head coach Bonnie Henrickson (12-0 to start 2005-06 and 8-0 to start 2010-11).
–Gives Kansas its 10th-straight regular-season non-conference win.
–Make the Kansas-FAU series 2-0 in favor of KU.
–Makes Bonnie Henrickson 1-0 vs. FAU, 123-108 while at Kansas and 281-170 for her career.
–Kansas continued to wear orange shoe laces in remembrance of the Oklahoma State tragedy earlier this season.

Team Notes…
–Kansas used the starting lineup of F Aishah Sutherland, F Carolyn Davis, G CeCe Harper, G Angel Goodrich and G Natalie Knight. For Harper, it was her first career start. Career starts for KU’s other starters go as follows: Sutherland (57), Davis (52), Goodrich (48), Knight (6). Goodrich and Knight have started every game played while at Kansas.
–After spotting FAU a 2-0 lead, Kansas went on a 9-0 run and led 23-8 with 11:22 to go in the first half.
–Kansas’ 19-point margin of victory marked the fifth time in six games the Jayhawks have won by 12 points or more this season.
–Kansas shot 56.5 percent for the game to mark the fourth time in six games the Jayhawks have shot 50 percent or better this season.
–KU outrebounded FAU 34-28, and has outrebounded every opponent this season.
–Kansas forced 24 FAU turnovers, its second most forced this season (25 vs. Lamar, Nov. 25).
–KU’s bench scored 24 points, its second most this season (43 vs. Lamar, Nov. 25).
–Kansas has led at intermission in every game this season. KU’s 46-24 halftime lead against FAU marked its second-largest halftime lead of the season, only trailing the 26-point margin against Lamar (Nov. 25), 49-23.
–Between Carolyn Davis (5) and Aishah Sutherland (1), Kansas has won every opening tip this season.

Individual Notes…
–Junior F Carolyn Davis became the 23rd player in KU women’s basketball history to score 1,000 career points. She ranks 23rd with 1,002 points. Davis eclipsed the mark with her 10 points in the first half. She ended the game with 12 points.
–Senior F Aishah Sutherland recorded her second double-double of the season with 21 points and 12 rebounds (16 points, 14 rebounds vs. Creghton, 11/16/11). Her 21 points were a season high and three shy of her career high. Her 12 rebounds were two shy of her career high. Sutherland has scored in double figures in five of six games this season and 40 times for her career.
–Sutherland was 10-for-11 (90.9 percent) from the field which was her best shooting percentage game of the season.
–Sutherland tied her career high with four steals. She also had four steals at Iowa (11-18-09).
–Sutherland blocked two shots and has multiple blocks in four of six games this season.
–Junior G Angel Goodrich recorded her second straight double-double with 13 points and 10 assists. She had 17 points and 10 assists against IUPUI Saturday. Goodrich has recorded 10-plus assists nine times for her career. She has scored in double figures in five of six games this season and 16 times for her career.
–Goodrich had four steals against FAU and has had four or more steals in four games this season.
–Goodrich has made at least one three-pointer in four of six games this season.
–Freshman G Natalie Knight set a career high with four assists.