Dec. 6, 2005
<?xml:namespace prefix=”st1″ ns=”urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags”?>Saint Joseph’s 70, Kansas 67
December 6, 2005
Madison Square Garden – New York, N.Y.
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Kansas’ Loss To Saint Joseph’s…
…Makes Kansas 3-4 for the first time since the 1971-72 season.
…Makes the series with Saint Joe’s 5-2 in favor of the Jayhawks.
…Gives Kansas its third straight loss in New York’s Madison Square Garden.
…Makes KU 1-3 on neutral floors in 2005-06.
…Makes KU 0-2 in the Jimmy V Classic.
…Drops Bill Self to 50-20 while at Kansas, 257-125 overall and 3-1 against St. Joe’s.
…Makes the Jayhawks 1,851-773 all-time.
– Senior Jeff Hawkins’ three steals set a new career high while his nine points marked a season-best.
– Sophomore Russell Robinson’s two blocked shots marked a career-best.
– Freshman Brandon Rush has scored in double-digits in all but one game this season (had seven points against Western Illinois). Rush’s three three-pointers set a new career high.
– Freshman Julian Wright (13 points) has led KU in scoring the past two games.
– KU’s 52.4 percent shooting from behind the arc was its best mark of the season while its 31.6 percent from the charity stripe (6-of-19) marked a season-low.
– The Jayhawks’ 29 rebounds and four blocked shots marked season-lows.
– Saint Joseph’s 10 three-pointers made marked a KU opponent season-high.
– Chet Stachitas’ six treys marked the most of any Jayhawk opponent this season.
– KU’s four losses this season has been for a combined 18 points with three of the setback by three points or less.