Dec. 28, 2004
Kansas 71, San Diego State 45<?xml:namespace prefix=”o” ns=”urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office”?>
Tuesday, December 28, 2004
Kansas’ win over San Diego State…
…Makes KU 6-4 for the second straight season.
…Knots the KU-SDSU series at 1-1.
…Gives Kansas a 6-2 record at home this season.
…Makes KU head coach Bonnie Henrickson 6-4 in her first season at Kansas and 164-66 for her career.
…Makes Kansas 603-402 all-time.
-In Kansas’ six wins this season the Jayhawks have won by an average of 20.7 points. Tonight’s 26 point margin of victory was the second widest this season for KU. The Jayhawks are 6-1 in games decided by 11 points or more in 2004-05.
-Kansas’ 70 points tonight were the second most this season. KU had 84 points against Dartmouth (Dec. 18).
-Tonight marked the seventh time this season KU has held its opponent to 49 points or less. KU is 6-1 in those contests.
-KU forced 20 turnovers tonight to mark the fourth time this season the Jayhawks have forced 20 or more turnovers.
-Kansas entered the night with a +4.22 turnover margin. The Jayhawks ended the game +6 in turnovers and improved to 6-2 when committing less turnovers than their opponents this season.
-Kansas outrebounded SDSU 42-30 and improved to 5-1 when outrebounding its opponent this season.
-Tonight marked the third straight game and fifth time overall KU has had three or more players score in double figures.
-Junior Crystal Kemp notched her third double-double of the season and 10th of her career with 18 points and 10 rebounds.
-Kemp has scored in double figures in five straight games and eight times this season. Kemp is averaging 18.4 points in her last five games.
-Kemp has led Kansas in scoring seven times this season.
-Kemp tied a season high with three assists tonight. Kemp also had three assists against UMKC (Nov. 27).
-Junior Erica Hallman has scored in double figures in two straight games and six times this season. Hallman is averaging 18.5 points in her last two games.
-Hallman has made multiple three-point field goals in her last two games and five games this season.
-With her five assists tonight Hallman now has 244 career assists and is three from cracking KU’s top 10 list. Hallman is averaging 7.5 assists in her last four outings.
-Junior Kaylee Brown has hit at least one three-point field goal in nine straight games, missing only the season opener.
-Brown’s 11 points tonight marked her fourth double figure scoring output of the season.
-Sophomore Sharita Smith set a career high with three assists tonight. Smith has seven assists in her last three games.
-Kansas has led a halftime in eight of 10 games this season. KU is 5-3 When leading at halftime.
-Kansas’ 22 point halftime lead – 39-17 – was its second largest of the season. KU had a 41-15 lead on Denver Nov. 30.
-Kansas used the starting lineup of Taylor McIntosh, Crystal Kemp, Kaylee Brown, Aquanita Burras and Erica Hallman for the seventh straight game and seventh time overall this season. The fivesome is 4-3 when starting this year.
-For senior Aquanita Burras it was her 67th career start. She has started every game of her KU career.