Kansas/DePaul Postgame Notes
Dec. 2, 2006
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December 2, 2006 * Allstate Arena (16,922) * Chicago, Ill.
Kansas‘ loss to DePaul…
–Drops Kansas to 6-2 on the season.
–Makes Kansas 0-1 in true road games this season and 2-1 away from Allen Fieldhouse.
–Ends a DePaul seven-game losing streak to Kansas and makes the series 7-1 in favor of the Jayhawks.
–Drops Bill Self to 78-26 while at Kansas, 285-131 overall and 0-1 against DePaul.
–Makes Kansas 1,879-779 all time.
–For the second straight game, Kansas has held its opponent to just six field goals in the first half.
–Kansas’ 12 rebounds in the first half were the fewest since also pulling down 12 in the opening stanza last year at Texas A&M (Jan. 25, 2006).
–This was the first loss with the starting lineup of Darrell Arthur, Mario Chalmers, Russell Robinson, Brandon Rush and Julian Wright. That starting five is 5-1 this season.
–Kansas has lost both games this season by seven points.
–Kansas is now 21-4 (84 percent) in its last 25 games.
–Kansas is now 6-1 when leading at the half.
–DePaul shot 26 free throws to Kansas’ 14 to mark the first time this season an opponent has shot more free throws than KU.
— Arthur has recorded at least one blocked shot in every game this season. Arthur has scored in double digits in all but one game this season, including the last three outings.
–Robinson had four assists and has recorded four-plus assists in six games this season.
–Freshman Sherron Collins had a career-high five rebounds.
–Chalmers tied his season high with 15 points (also 15 against Towson). Chalmers made three three-point field goals for the third time this season.
–Rush had five rebounds and has pulled down five or more in each of his last five games.
–Wright scored 12 points and has scored 12-plus in six games this season. Wright’s two blocked shots marked his fourth multi-blocked shot game this season.