Postgame Notes

Dec. 9, 2009

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Postgame Notes

Kansas 99, Radford 64

December 9, 2009

Kansas‘ win over Radford…

…Makes Kansas 8-0 for the third time in the Bill Self era (2004-05, 2007-08).

…Extends Kansas’ home winning streak to 47 games, the longest active streak in the nation.

…Makes Bill Self 177-40 at Kansas and 384-145 in his career.

…Makes Kansas 1-0 against Radford.

…Makes Kansas 1,978-793 all time.

Team notes

-Kansas shot 78.3 percent from the free throw line; its fourth game this season shooting over 70 percent from the charity stripe.

– KU held Radford to 42.3 percent shooting from the field. Eighty-two straight opponents have shot under 50 percent versus the Jayhawks.

-The KU bench outscored Radford’s bench 36-10.

-Kansas’ 63 second half points are the most in a half by the Jayhawks in a game this season.

-Kansas scored more than 90 points for the fifth time this season.

-The Jayhawks had a season-high six players in double figures. The last time Kansas had six players in double figures was March 3, 2008 when the Jayhawks defeated Texas Tech 109-55.

-Freshman guard Elijah Johnson made his first career start in place of sophomore Tyshawn Taylor. The other starters were Sherron Collins, Xavier Henry, Marcus Morris and Cole Aldrich.

-With his second basket of the game, Collins surpassed Wilt Chamberlain for 21st on the KU all-time scoring list at 1,434 points. The senior finished with 15 points and 1,445 total points in his career thus far.

-Collins logged eight assists in the contest moving him ahead of Mario Chalmers to tie for 11th on the all-time list with Jeff Boschee with 425 total in his career.

-Collins also moved into a tie with Mario Chalmers for sixth place in all-time three-pointers made at 180. Collins was one-for-two in the game.

-Johnson recorded a career high with 11 points and also set a career high with two three-pointers made.

-Freshman C.J. Henry recorded career highs in points with 11 and three-pointers made and attempted going three-of-four from behind the arc.

-Aldrich’s two blocks moves him into a tie with John Crawford for sixth all-time with 155.

-Radford’s Art Parakhouski came into the game averaging 22.3 points per game and 14.8 rebounds. The Jayhawks held him scoreless in the first half. He finished with 21 points for the game with 13 rebounds.