Nov. 29, 2004
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Nov. 29, 2004 – Allen Fieldhouse – Lawrence, Kan.
Kansas’ win over Nevada …
…Makes the Jayhawks 3-0 for the second straight season and the 11th time in 13 years dating back to 1991-92.
…Marks KU’s fourth win against Nevada making the all-time series 4-1.
…Is KU’s 10th-straight home win.
…Gives Kansas coach Bill Self his 27th win at KU.
…Moves Self’s all-time record to 234-114 overall.
…Is Self’s first career win over the Wolf Pack.
…Gives KU a record of 12-3 in the last 15 games.
…Makes Kansas 1,827-762 all-time.
- Kansas’ 13 three-point attempts in the first half were the most since the `Hawks hoisted 16 against Iowa State on Feb. 21, 2004.
- Senior Aaron Miles’ eight first half assists were the most by a KU player in a single half since he dished out eight dimes in the second half against Nebraska on Feb. 1, 2003.
- Freshman Russell Robinson’s three steals and 13 points marked career-highs.
- Freshman Sasha Kaun recorded his first career steal in the first half.
- Miles’ 10 assists moved him into a tie with Jacque Vaughn for the most double-figure assist games with 18.
- Kansas has held each of its first three opponents under 30 points in the first half.
- With 12 points, senior Keith Langford (1,436) passed Wilt Chamberlain (1,433) on the all-time scoring list and sits alone in 18th place.
- Senior Wayne Simien (14 points, 10 rebounds) posted his fourth-straight double-double dating back to last season and the 25th of his career.
- Junior Jeff Hawkins saw his first action of the season.
- Freshman Alex Galindo’s six points were a career-high.
- Kansas set season team-highs for field goals attempted (70), three-point field goals attempted (21), rebounds (49) and steals (10).
- The Jayhawks recorded season-lows in three-point field goal percentage (28.6) and turnovers (11).
- Nevada’s field goal percentage of 27.9 is the lowest by a KU opponent this season.
- Freshman C.J. Giles’ eight rebounds marked a career-high.
- Nevada’s 44 total rebounds were the most by a Kansas opponent since Iowa State pulled down 57 rebounds in an overtime game on Feb. 21, 2004. It is also the most in a regulation game since Iowa State grabbed 45 rebounds on Jan. 31, 2004 in Ames.
- Kansas did not make a three-point shot in the second half (0-for-8). The last time the Jayhawks failed to make a three-point basket in a half was in the first half against Nevada on Dec. 21, 2003.