KU Postgame Notes
Dec. 17, 2006
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December 17, 2006 * Allen Fieldhouse * Lawrence, Kan.
–The win improves Kansas to 5-4 while Santa Clara drops to 6-6. KU has won at least five of its first nine games in all three seasons under Bonnie Henrickson and in each of the last five seasons.
–Kansas forced 23 turnovers to mark the sixth time this season it has forced at least 20 or more turnovers.
–KU had four players score in double figures for the first time this season.
–Kansas shot 55.8 percent to mark the second time this season KU has shot 50 percent or better in a game – 55.9 percent vs. Western Illinois.
–A KU freshman has led the team in scoring in each of the last seven games.
–Kansas’ bench outscored Santa Clara’s 45-8. KU’s bench has outscored foes 259 to 145 this season.
–Kansas held the halftime lead for the sixth time this season. KU is 5-1 when holding a halftime advantage.
–Freshman guard Kelly Kohn scored a career-high 19 points. It matched the highest scoring game by a Jayhawk this season – Danielle McCray vs. California. Kohn scored in double figures in her third straight game and for the fourth time this season.
–Kohn made a season-high five three-point field goals. She leads Kansas with 15 treys this season and has 10 three-pointers in her last three games.
–Kohn pulled down five rebounds in the first half. The five tied her season high set last game against California. She also played a season-high 36 minutes.
–Senior Shaquina Mosley scored a career-high 12 points and made two three-point field goals. She entered the day with two treys on the season. It marked the first multi-three-point game of the season for Mosley and the second of her career (also vs. Mississippi in last season’s WNIT).
–Sophomore Marija Zinic scored in double figures for the third time this season and the first time since he had 16 points against Iowa in game two. Zinic has scored in double digits eight times for her career.
–Freshman LaChelda Jacobs scored 12 points to mark the third double-figure scoring game of the season. Jacobs has averaged 12.7 points in her last three games. Jacobs has made at least five field goals in three games this season.
–Kansas used the starting lineup of Kohn, sophomore Ivana Catic, junior Jamie Boyd, junior Taylor McIntosh and freshman Sade Morris for the first time this season.
–Kohn and McIntosh have started every game this season. McIntosh started for the 65th out of 67 career games while at Kansas.
–Boyd started her first game of the season and third of her career.
–Bonnie Henrickson improved to 192-95 for her career and 34-33 while at Kansas.
–KU has won at least five of its first nine games in all three seasons under Bonnie Henrickson and in each of the last five years.