Dec. 3, 2005
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Kansas 100, New Orleans 50
Dec. 3, 2005
Kansas’ victory over New Orleans…
- Makes the Jayhawks 5-0 to start the season for the first time since the 1999-2000 season.
- Gives the Jayhawks their first five-game winning streak since winning five-straight between the third and seventh games in 2003-2004.
- Makes Kansas 1-0 all-time against New Orleans.
- Improves Kansas’ record to 9-4 all-time against the Sun Belt Conference
- Makes the Jayhawks 5-0 at home this season.
- Improves head coach Bonnie Henrickson’s record to 17-16 at Kansas and 175-78 in her career.
- Makes the Jayhawks 613-415 all-time.
- Kansas tied a school record, committing only six turnovers. It was the fewest since they also turned it over just six times at Missouri on Feb. 23, 2000.
- The Jayhawks used a starting line-up of senior forward Crystal Kemp, senior guard Kaylee Brown, senior guard Erica Hallman, sophomore forward Taylor McIntosh and freshman guard Ivana Catic.
- Kaylee Brown’s three three-pointers tied her with Shandy Robbins for ninth place on Kansas’ all-time list.
- A 20-2 run in which five different Jayhawks scored sparked the Jayhawks to an early first half lead.
- Erica Hallman recorded her 337th career assist moving her into a tie with Tamecka Dixon for fifth place on the Kansas’ all-time list.
- Hallman’s four three-pointers moved her into third place outright, past Shannon Kite, on Kansas’ career three-point field goals list.
- Hallman’s 16 first half points tied Kaylee Brown’s 16 against Binghamton for the most points scored by a Jayhawk in the first half this season.
- Hallman scored 20 points for the first time this season, the sixth time she has tallied 20 or more in her career.
- The Jayhawks 58 first half points were the most by a Kansas team since they scored 59 against Mississippi Valley State Dec. 21, 2000.
- Kansas closed the first half on a 24-5 run in which eight Jayhawks scored.
- Taylor McIntosh’s 11 points tied a career-high.
- Marija Zinic set career-highs in minutes (17) and points (12).
- Freshman forward Jen Orgas and freshman guard Katie Smith established career-highs in minutes played with eight and six respectively.
- Jen Orgas scored her first points and grabbed her first rebound in a Jayhawk uniform. She finished with six points and one rebound.
- Katie Smith recorded her first career assist and first career rebound.
- The Jayhawks had six players in double-figures for the first time since they had six at Fairfield on Dec. 30, 2003.
- Kansas’ defense held New Orleans to a season-best 23 points in the second half.
- The Jayhawks shot a season-best 53 percent from the floor.
- Kansas scored in triple-digits for the first time since they had 116 against Mississippi Valley State on Dec. 21, 2000. It marked the first time the Jayhawks have scored 100 or more in the Henrickson era.