Postgame Notes: KU 75, SMU 52
Dec. 1, 2011
KU 75, SMU 52
December 1, 2011
–Makes Kansas 7-0 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 11th-straight regular-season non-conference win.
–Make the Kansas-SMU series 3-1 in favor of KU.
–Makes Bonnie Henrickson 1-1 vs. SMU, 124-108 while at Kansas and 282-170 for her career.
–Kansas used the starting lineup of F Aishah Sutherland, F Carolyn Davis, G CeCe Harper, G Angel Goodrich and G Natalie Knight for the second time this season. Career starts for KU’s starters go as follows: Sutherland (58), Davis (53), Harper (2), Goodrich (49), Knight (7). Goodrich and Knight have started every game played while at Kansas.
—Between Carolyn Davis (6) and Aishah Sutherland (1), Kansas has won every opening tip this season.
—Kansas went on a 10-3 run at the beginning of the second half, spurred by a layup by Angel Goodrich with 19:02 left in the game.
—KU reached double digits in assists (19) and steals (15) for the seventh time this season. Goodrich led KU in both categories (eight assists and four steals) for the seventh time this year (including ties).
–Kansas shot a season-high 56.9 percent from the field for the game, marking the fifth time the Jayhawks have shot over 50 percent this season and the second-straight outing shooting over 55 percent.
–KU outrebounded SMU 35-31, and has outrebounded every opponent this season.
–Kansas continued to wear orange shoe laces in remembrance of the Oklahoma State tragedy earlier this season.
—Junior F Carolyn Davis was honored prior to tip-off for becoming the 23rd player in KU women’s basketball history to score 1,000 career points. After tonight’s performance, she ranks 23rd with 1,019 points.
–Junior G Angel Goodrich had seven of Kansas’ first 15 points off of 3-for-5 shooting. She finished the contest with 15 points.
–Freshman G Natalie Knight tied her career high in rebounds with six. Knight also grabbed six rebounds in KU’s first game of the season against Western Michigan on Nov. 13.
–Goodrich’s eight assists marked the 20th-straight game in which the guard has had at least five assists.
–Davis set a career high in steals, swiping the ball a game-high four times.
–Davis scored 11 of her 17 points in the final 11 minutes of the contest. KU expanded its lead from nine to 23 during that period.
–Goodrich has made at least one three-pointer in five of seven games this season.
–Goodrich went 7-for-11 from the field marking her most field goals made this year.