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Dec. 19, 2005

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December 19, 2005

Kansas’ win over Pepperdine…

… Gives KU its ninth-straight win against Pepperdine and makes the series 9-1 in favor of the Jayhawks.

… Makes Kansas 23-2 all-time against teams from the West Coast Conference.

… Gives KU a 3-1 record in Allen Fieldhouse this season, 153-9 since 1994-95 and 569-103 overall.

… Gives Bill Self a 52-20 record while at Kansas, 259-125 overall and 1-1 versus Pepperdine.

… Makes Kansas 1,853-773 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 nine games this season.
  • Sophomore Rodrick Stewart saw his first action in a Jayhawk uniform.
  • Giles’ 10 rebounds tied a career-high.
  • Senior Christian Moody recorded career-highs in three-point field goals (two) and three-point field goal attempts (two). His eight boards tied a season-high.
  • Kaun recorded his second double-double of the season.
  • Kaun’s three blocks tied a career-high. His 15 field goal attempts (all two-point attempts) tied a KU season-high as well as his own career-bestFreshman Mario Chalmers recorded season-highs in rebounds (four), assists (six) and tied a season-high with 24 minutes played.
  • Robinson recorded career-highs in rebounds with seven and blocks with two. His 10 points were a season-high.
  • Tonight marked the first time this season that Kansas had two players grab 10 or more boards.
  • Kansas’ +26 rebound margin is the most since the Jayhawks outrebounded Fort Hays State by 34 on Dec. 10, 2003.
  • Kansas pulled down a season-high 56 rebounds and 21 offensive boards. KU tied a season-high with 10 blocked shots. The 56 boards are the most since the Jayhawks pulled down 59 against Fort Hays State on Dec. 10, 2003.
  • KU recorded team lows in three-point field goal attempts (11) and fouls (13).
  • This game marked the first time since Feb. 26, 2003 against Texas A&M that a Kansas opponent failed to produce a double-digit scorer.
  • Pepperdine set opponent season-lows in points (43), points in a half (19), three-point field goal percentage (16.7), free throws (six), free-throw attempts (12) and free throw percentage (50). The Waves tied opponent lows in field goals (17), three point field goals (three) and offensive rebounds (nine).
  • Pepperdine’s 43 points were the lowest by a KU opponent in the Fieldhouse since Kansas State scored 47 on Feb. 17, 1999.