Kansas vs. Cal

Dec. 10, 2005

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Kansas 69, California 56

December 10, 2005

Kansas’ win over California

… Gives KU its eighth-straight series win against California and makes the Jayhawks 14-3 versus the Golden Bears.

… Makes KU 56-29 against teams from the Pac-10 Conference.

… Gives Kansas a 184-74 record in games played in Kansas City and an 80-24 mark in Kemper Arena.

… Makes KU 2-3 on neutral floors this season.

… Gives Bill Self a 51-20 record while at Kansas, 258-125 overall and 1-0 versus California.

… Makes Kansas 1,852-773 all-time.

  • Kansas has used the starting lineup of senior Jeff Hawkins, sophomore Russell Robinson, freshman Brandon Rush, sophomore Sasha Kaun and sophomore C.J. Giles in each of its first eight games this season.
  • Senior Stephen Vinson set career-highs in assists (six), minutes (25), points (six), rebounds (three), free throws (four) and free throw attempts (four). He also tied a career-high with three field goal attempts.
  • Senior Christian Moody had season-highs in assists (two) and minutes (22).
  • Freshman Julian Wright’s six rebounds and five field goals tied season-highs.
  • Giles’ marked career-highs in field goal attempts (14), steals (three), blocked shots (five) and minutes played (32).
  • Giles’ five blocks were also a season-high for a KU player.
  • Downs’ four field goals and two 3-point field goals tied season-highs.
  • Kansas’ 12 3-point field goal attempts tied a season-low.
  • This marks the first victory of the season in which the Jayhawks have scored fewer than 80 points.
  • Kansas opened the second half on a 27-7 that was capped by a C.J. Giles jumper with 6:48 left second half.
  • California’s 18 defensive rebounds tied a season-low for a KU opponent.
  • Leon Powe’s 11 rebounds were a season-high by a KU opponent.