Dec. 17, 2011
Kansas 77, UMKC 52
December 17, 2011
Kansas‘ Win against UMKC…
–Moves KU to 9-1 on the season.
–Gives Kansas a 15-3 edge in the all-time series versus UMKC, including 6-0 in games played in Lawrence.
–Gives the Jayhawks at least nine non-conference wins for the fifth-straight season.
–Improves head coach Bonnie Henrickson to 2-0 versus UMKC, 126-109 at Kansas and 284-171 for her career.
–Makes Kansas 723-507 all time.
–Kansas starters (career starts) – Angel Goodrich (51), Aishah Sutherland (61), Carolyn Davis (56), Monica Engelman (53) and Natalie Knight (nine). Goodrich and Knight have started every game each has played while at Kansas.
–KU’s starting lineup combined for 63 of the Jayhawks’ 77 total points.
–KU led at halftime (39-21) for the ninth time in 10 games. UMKC’s 21 first-half points were the second-lowest for a Kansas opponent this season.
–The Jayhawks held UMKC to 38 percent shooting, marking the seventh time this season that the team has held an opponent under 40 percent from the field.
–KU’s five freshmen played the final 2:19 of the contest.
–Kansas continued to wear orange shoe laces in remembrance of the OklahomaState tragedy last month.
–Junior F Carolyn Davis scored 18 points, moving her into 20th place on the KU career scoring list with 1,067 points. Davis has scored in double figures in eight games this season and 48 during her career.
–Davis won the tip for the ninth time this season. Kansas has won every opening tip in 2011-12 – Davis with nine and Aishah Sutherland with one.
–With her nine rebounds, Davis tied her season high, previously recorded at Alabama (12-4-11). She has pulled down six or more rebounds in each of her last three games and four times this season.
–Junior G Angel Goodrich tallied 16 points and has scored in double-digits eight times this season.
–Goodrich dished out seven assists and had six steals, leading the Jayhawks in both categories for the 10th time this season. She has recorded seven or more assists in seven games this season and six or more steals in three contests.
–Junior G Monica Engelman contributed 14 points in the contest, marking the third time this season she has hit double digits, and the 35th time during her career.
–Freshman G Asia Boyd scored her first career three-pointer, finishing the game with five points. She has scored in four contests this season.
–With three points, freshman F Chelsea Gardner has scored in four-straight games and five contests this season.