Post Game Notes
Dec. 11, 2004
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Dec. 11, 2004 – Allen Fieldhouse – Lawrence, Kan.
Kansas’ win over Louisiana-Lafayette …
…Makes KU 6-0 for the first time since the 2000-01 season.
…Marks its first win over Louisiana-Lafayette making the all-time series 1-1.
…Is KU’s 13th straight home win.
…Makes head coach Bill Self 30-9 at KU and 237-114 overall.
…Is Self’s first win versus the Ragin’ Cajuns.
…Gives KU a 15-3 record in its last 18 games.
…Makes KU 1,830-762 overall and 557-101 in Allen Fieldhouse.
- Kansas’ 45-point victory was its second 40+ win of the season and its largest margin of victory since a 54 point win (100-46) over UMKC on Jan. 4, 2003.
- Senior Keith Langford has played and scored in all 114 games while at Kansas.
- The Jayhawks have now hit at least one three-pointer in 151 straight games.
- Senior Aaron Miles has started in all but one game during his KU career and that game was on Senior Day of his freshman year.
- Kansas has held its opponents under 100 points in 90 straight games. The last team to crack the century mark on the Jayhawks was Texas, in an overtime game, on Feb. 11, 2002. The last time an opponent scored 100-plus points in a regulation game was Oklahoma on Feb. 27, 1990.
- Junior Christian Moody has won the opening tip in all six of the Jayhawks’ games this season.
- Langford’s 19 points in the first half were the most by a KU player since Kirk Hinrich dropped 19 points in a home game against Nebraska on Jan. 11, 2003.
- Langford’s 24 points, six made free throws and nine free throw attempts were season-highs. He passed Tony Guy and Bud Stallworth for 16th on KU’s all-time scoring list with 1,498 points. Langford is 10 points away from catching Ron Kellogg.
- Kansas’ 54 points in the first half were the most by the Jayhawks in a half this season.
- Sophomore J.R. Giddens’ 16 points and four three-pointers were season-highs. His eight three-point attempts tied a season-high.
- Giddens’ four made three-pointers were a KU season-high and his eight attempted three-pointers tied a KU season-high.
- Senior Wayne Simien (11 points, 12 rebounds) recorded his fifth double-double of the season and the 27th of his career. He passed Milt Newton for 30th on the all-time scoring list with 1,167 points. Simien also recorded his 28th double-figure rebound game of his career tying him with Paul Mokeski for sixth all-time.
- Freshman Alex Galindo’s nine points (three-for-three from three point land) were a career-high.
- Galindo’s 100 percent from three-point range (three-for-three) tying Aaron Miles’ three-for-three effort against Pacific.
- Kansas’ 96 points were the most scored by the Jayhawks this season.
- The Jayhawks’ 13 three-point field goals and 23 three-point attempts were season-highs. The 13 treys were the most by the Jayhawks since KU hit 13 three-pointers against Colorado on Feb. 15, 1997.
- KU’s 22 assists were a season-high passing the 21 dimes the Jayhawks dished out against Saint Joseph’s.
- Kansas’ 36 two-point field goal attempts and two blocked shots were season-lows.
- Louisiana-Lafayette’s 51 points and nine made free throws tied opponent season-lows.
- The Ragin’ Cajuns 47.4 percent free throw shooting was a season-low.
- Junior Jeff Hawkins (six points, two-for-two from behind the arc) scored his first points of the season. He also recorded his eighth career block and first of the season.
- Junior Stephen Vinson saw his first action of the season. His two assists were a career-high.
- Sophomore Nick Bahe recorded career-highs with four rebounds and two assists in 12 minutes.
- Freshman Darnell Jackson tied a career-high with two made free throws and set a career-high with four free throw attempts.
- Junior Christian Moody recorded a career-high three steals.