Dec. 30, 2007
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… Makes Kansas 10-2, including 8-0 at Allen Fieldhouse.
… Makes Kansas 1-0 all-time against Boston, and 3-0 against schools from the American East Conference.
… Makes KU head coach Bonnie Henrickson 208-113 overall and 50-51 at Kansas.
–Krysten Boogaard made the first start of her career today against Boston. Joining Boogaard in the starting lineup was Kelly Kohn, Ivana Catic, Taylor McIntosh and Sade Morris. It is Kansas’ third different starting lineup this season.
–Taylor McIntosh had her best game of the season so far pulling down a career-high 17 rebounds. After the first half, McIntosh had already recorded 10 rebounds, the first Jayhawk to have double-digit boards in the first half.
–McIntosh is the first player to record more than 16 rebounds since Crystal Kemp pulled down 18 boards on Dec. 30, 2004.
–McIntosh also tied a season-best 14 points for the third double-double of her career.
–Sade Morris added 14 points against Boston and has scored double-digit points in nine of the team’s 12 games.
–Sophomore Danielle McCray had 11 points along with a career-high five steals in 26 minutes of play in her first appearance on the court in three games. McCray had been sidelined with a stress fracture. McCray has scored in double figures in all nine games she has played in.
–McCray also went 6-for-6 from the free throw line and has missed just three charity shots in her last 26 attempts.
–Nicollette Smith finished the contest with two three-pointers, her sixth contest with multiple treys.
–Kansas had its best crowd all season with 2,904 fans in attendance to watch the Jayhawks defeat Boston, 71-57.
–Three Jayhawks finished with double-digit points–McIntosh, Morris and McCray. The last time KU had multiple players in double-digit scoring was Dec. 16 versus UC Riverside.
–Boston, who averages 13 turnovers a game, committed 23 turnovers during the contest. After the first half, BU already had 15 miscues.
–Kansas sent Boston to the free throw line just six times, the fewest free throw attempts by a Jayhawk opponent this year.