Kansas Game Notes

Dec. 2, 2005

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Kansas 72, Birmingham-Southern 50

Dec. 2, 2005

Kansas’ victory over Birmingham-Southern…

  • Makes the Jayhawks 4-0 to start the season for the first time since 2002-2003.
  • Gives the Jayhawks their first four-game winning streak since winning five straight between the third and seventh games in 2003-04.
  • Makes KU 1-0 all time against Birmingham-Southern.
  • Improves the Jayhawks all-time record against the Big South Conference to 4-0.
  • Makes the Jayhawks 4-0 at home for the season.
  • Improves head coach Bonnie Henrickson’s record to 16-16 at Kansas and 174-78 in her career.
  • Improves Kansas’ record to 613-414 all-time.


  • Senior Crystal Kemp recorded her 600th career rebound during the game becoming the ninth player in KU history to record 1,000 career points and 600 rebounds.
  • Kansas used the starting lineup of freshman guard Ivana Catic, senior guard Kaylee Brown, sophomore forward Taylor McIntosh, senior guard Erica Hallman and senior forward Crystal Kemp.
  • Kansas used runs of 11-0 and 13-2 to build a first half lead.
  • Erica Hallman’s six three-point field goals, a new career high, gives her 129 for her career and moves her into a third place tie with Shannon Kite on Kansas’ all-time list.
  • Crystal Kemp tied a career-high with four assists.
  • Ivana Catic’s 10 assists established a new freshman assist record.
  • Catic has six or more assists in each of Kansas’ four games this season and is averaging eight assists per contest.
  • Freshman forward Marija Zinic established a new career high with six points.
  • Junior guard Sharita Smith set a new season-high with seven points.
  • The Jayhawks hit a season-high nine three-pointers.
  • Kansas held Birmingham-Southern to a season best 32 percent shooting from the field.
  • Kansas shot a season-best 50 percent from the field on 28-of-56 shooting from the field.