Kansas-Nevada Game Notes
Dec. 1, 2005
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No. 20 Nevada 72, Kansas 70
December 1, 2005
Kansas’ loss to Nevada
… Makes Kansas 2-3 for the first time since the 1972-73 season.
… Gives Nevada its second win against KU to make the series 4-2 in favor of KU.
… Makes KU 0-2 against ranked teams this season.
… Makes Bill Self 6-9 against ranked foes while at Kansas.
… Makes KU 1-1 at Allen Fieldhouse this season.
… Drops Bill Self to 49-19 while at Kansas and 256-124 overall.
… Makes Kansas 1,850-772 all-time.
- Kansas has used the starting lineup of senior Jeff Hawkins, sophomore Russell Robinson, freshman Brandon Rush, sophomore Sasha Kaun and sophomore C.J. Giles in each of its first five games this season.
- Freshman Brandon Rush’s eight rebounds were a career-high.
- Sophomore Sasha Kaun’s six offensive rebounds ties a KU season-high and his 34 minutes are the most by any Jayhawk player this season as well as his personal career best.
- Kansas’ 12 three-point field goal attempts, nine assists, five steals and 10 turnovers are all season-lows.
- The loss was just the Jayhawks’ ninth in the last 11 seasons at Allen Fieldhouse.
- Nevada’s Nick Fazekas set opponent season-highs in points (35), field goals (13), two-point field goals (11), two-point field goal attempts (16) and field goal percentage (.619). He also tied the opponent season-high in field goal attempts (21).
- Fazekas’ 35 points were the most by a KU opponent in the Fieldhouse since Gerald Brown of Pepperdine poured in 35 on Dec. 18, 1997. It was also the most by a KU opponent since Arthur Johnson of Missouri scored 37 on March 7, 2004 in Columbia.