KU Postgame Notes
Dec. 6, 2006
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Dec. 6, 2006
– Tonight’s game marked the first meeting between Kansas and South DakotaState.
– The Jayhawks tied a Kansas record for fewest points allowed in the second half, holding the Jackrabbits to 16 second-half points. The feat was duplicated on Dec. 21, 2000 against MississippiValleyState.
– The Jayhawks opened the second half with a 28-8 run to tie the game. The run was sparked by 13 points from freshman guard Kelly Kohn.
– Freshman LaChelda Jacobs led the Jayhawks with 17 points. It marks the fifth- consecutive game where a freshman has led the Jayhawks in scoring.
– Jacobs’ 17 points and freshman Kelly Kohn, who scored 16 points, both set career-highs.
– Kansas forced 29 South DakotaState turnovers. The Jayhawks scored 28 of their 48 points off Jackrabbit turnovers.
– The Jayhawk’s 14 steals was the most in a game since Dec. 7, 2005 when the Jayhawks accumulated 17 steals against UMKC. LaChelda Jacobs led the way with five steals, a season-high for Kansas.
– The Kansas freshmen accounted for 75% of the Jayhawks scoring (36 of 48).
– The Jackrabbits 39 field goal attempts was the fewest amount of field goal attempts by an opponent since Feb. 27, 1999 against KansasState.
– Kelly Kohn’s three three-point makes is a season-high for the Jayhawks.