Dec. 9, 2004

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Kansas vs. TCU

Dec. 9, 2004 Allen Fieldhouse Lawrence, Kan.

Postgame Notes

Kansas’ win over TCU …

…Makes KU 5-0 for the first time since the 2000-01 season.

…Marks its fourth win over TCU making the all-time series 4-0.

…Is KU’s 12th straight home win.

…Makes head coach Bill Self 29-9 at KU and 236-114 overall.

…Is Self’s second win versus TCU.

…Gives KU a 14-3 record in its last 17games.

…Makes KU 1,829-762 overall and 556-101 in Allen Fieldhouse.


  • Senior Wayne Simien (nine rebounds) passed Greg Dreiling for 15th on the all-time rebounds list with 658. He also passed Billy Thomas for 32nd on the KU all-time scoring list (1,156 points).
  • Senior Keith Langford has played and scored in all 113 games while at Kansas.
  • The technical foul whistled on the Kansas bench was the first since one was given against Oklahoma State on Feb. 9, 2004.
  • Junior walk-on Christian Moody recorded his first career double-double.
  • Christian Moody recorded career-highs in points (10), rebounds (10), field goals (five), field goal attempts (seven) and minutes played (27). He tied his career-high with two assists.
  • The Jayhawks have now hit at least one three-pointer in 150 straight games.
  • Senior Aaron Miles has now started in all but one game during his KU career and that game was on Senior Day of his freshman year.
  • Kansas has now held its opponents under 100 points in 89 straight games. The last team to crack the century mark on the Jayhawks was Texas, in an overtime game, on Feb. 11, 2002. The an opponent scored 100-plus points in a regulation game was Oklahoma on Feb. 27, 1990.
  • Bill Bridges became the 21st men’s basketball player to have his jersey retired.
  • Senior Michael Lee had a blocked shot for the second straight game. He has already matched his total blocks from last season with two.
  • Sophomore Nick Bahe’s two rebounds, two field goals and six points tied career-highs, while setting season-highs.
  • Kansas failed to outrebound its opponent for the first time this season.
  • KU set season-highs for points (93), field goals (37), two-point field goals (32), two-point field goal attempts (51) and free throw percentage (70.0).
  • Kansas set season-lows for three-point field goals (five), offensive rebounds (11), defensive rebounds (25) and total rebounds (36).
  • Simien’s nine field goals set a new season-high for a KU player. Wayne also set season-highs in two-point field goals made and attempted with nine and 16, respectively. Simien’s 16 field goal attempts tied a season-high.
  • Sophomore J.R. Giddens’ three three-point field goals and eight three-point field goal attempts tied KU individual season-highs.
  • Miles’ five turnovers tied a season-high for a KU player.
  • TCU set new opponent season-highs for points (74), points in a half (37–first and second), field goal percentage (42.9), three-point field goals (nine), free throw percentage (68.0) and turnovers (23). The Horned Frogs tied a Kansas opponent season-high with 17 free throws.
  • TCU set Kansas opponent lows for two-point field goal attempts (33) and blocked shots (1).
  • Langford’s 38 points in the last two games (21 and 17) are the most since he netted 39 points in consecutive games against Texas (17) and Oklahoma (22) on Feb. 23rd and 29th of 2004.
  • Simien had his streak of consecutive free throws made broken tonight. Dating back to the Vermont game, he had made 17 free throws in-a-row.
  • Freshman C.J. Giles’ six field goal attempts set a career-high. He also recorded his first career assist and steal.