Dec. 9, 2007
<?xml:namespace prefix=”st1″ ns=”urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags”?>
Kansas 69, Indiana 61
Sunday, Dec. 9, 2007<?xml:namespace prefix=”o” ns=”urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office”?>
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.
— 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.