Dec. 23, 2006
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Kansas 84, Boston College 66
Dec. 23 – Lawrence, Kan.
Kansas’ win over Boston College…
… Improves Kansas to 10-2 this season.
… Gives Kansas at least 10 wins in its first 12 games for the third time in four seasons and sixth time in the last eight years.
… Ties the all-time series with Boston College at 1-1.
… Makes Kansas 7-1 at home this season, 171-11 in Allen Fieldhouse since 1994-95 and 587-105 all time record in the facility.
… Improves Bill Self to 2-0 against Boston College, 82-26 while at KU and 289-131 overall.
… Makes KU 1,883-779 all time.
– Kansas used a 24-4 run in the final eight minutes of the first half to take a 45-23 lead at the break.
– Boston College’s 43 second half points were the most points in a half by a KU opponent this season.
– Sophomore Mario Chalmers set season highs with 22 points and 16 field goal attempts. His 22 points were one shy of his career high of 23 set on Feb. 11, 2006 against Iowa State.
– Chalmers’ 16 field goal attempts tied a KU individual season high.
– Sophomore Julian Wrights’ 13 field goal attempts were a season high, and his four assists and three steals tied season highs.
– Wright recorded his second career double-double by scoring 13 points and grabbing 10 rebounds. It marked his 22nd career double-figure scoring game and the third double-digit rebounding performance of his career.
– Saturday marked the third game this season that Wright has recorded 12 rebounds, which have each been KU individual season highs.
– Kansas’ 21 free throws made and 30 attempts were each season highs.
– Boston College’s 26 free throw attempts and 24 fouls tied KU opponent season highs.
– KU’s 26 fouls were a season high.
– Junior Darnell Jackson’s seven free throw attempts marked a season high.
– By holding Boston College to 40.7 percent shooting, KU has now held 17-straight opponents to under 50 percent shooting and 48 of its last 50.
– Boston College’s nine blocked shots were a KU opponent season high and the most since Colorado blocked 11 on Jan. 11, 2006.
– Sean Williams’ seven blocks were the most by a KU opponent since Duke’s Shane Battier swatted eight Jayhawk shots on March 19, 2000, and his five first-half blocks were the most since Missouri’s Travon Bryant recorded five in the first half on Feb. 2, 2004.
– Williams’ 15 rebounds were the most by a KU opponent since Iowa State’s Jackson Vroman grabbed 19 boards on Feb. 21, 2004, and his nine defensive rebounds were the most by a Jayhawk opponent this season.
– Junior Russell Robinson’s 38 minutes tied the most minutes played in a regulation game this season by a KU player.