Postgame Notes

Dec. 9, 2007

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Kansas 69, Indiana 61

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Postgame Notes

Kansas’ win over Indiana …

… Makes Kansas 7-1 to open the year, including 6-0 at Allen Fieldhouse. It marks the first time KU has won its first six home games since the 2005-06 season when the Jayhawks won their first 12 games at home.

… Makes Kansas 1-1 all-time against Indiana. IU won the first meeting in the series, 63-48 in Bloomington last season.

… Makes the Jayhawks 22-15 (.595) all-time against Big Ten schools.

… Makes KU head coach Bonnie Henrickson 206-112 overall and 48-50 at Kansas.

Game Notes:

— After falling behind early, Kansas used a 19-4 run to take a 35-31 lead into the halftime break. KU has not lost this season when it leads at the half.

— Kansas trailed by as many as eight in the first half, securing its largest deficit erased in a win this season.

— Sophomore overcame a cold first half to score 12 points for her 12th consecutive game of scoring in double-figures. She tallied 10 of her 12 points in the final 6:40 of the contest.

— Freshman Krysten Boogaard scored a team-high 13 points, marking her second straight game in double-figures.

— Boogaard’s seven rebounds in the game were a season-high.

— Junior Ivana Catic scored a season-high 10 points Sunday. It marked her highest point total since pouring in 15 against IowaState on Feb. 6, 2006.

— Sophomore Sade Morris matched a career high with four assists. It marked the fourth time this year she has collected four assists in a game, and the fifth time in her career.

— KU’s bench outscored Indiana’s 28-7.

— Six different Jayhawks collected blocked shots in the game as KU matched its season high in the category with six.

— Kansas’ defense forced 18 Indiana turnovers and held the Hoosiers to just 36.8 percent shooting. This marked KU’s eighth-straight contest where it has forced at least 15 turnovers.

— KU has held every opponent to under 50 percent shooting from the field this season, including six foes under 40 percent.
— Kansas’ six steals matched a season low.

— KU outrebounded IU 39-38, including 28-18 on the defensive glass.