RCW: By the numbers - Men's Basketball
The most important statistic for any basketball team starts and ends with wins and losses, however there are some other notable numbers to consider as the Jayhawks open another campaign with high hopes.
Junior G Devonte’ Graham ranks third on the KU career 3-point field goal list (min. 200 attempts), currently at 43.8 percent. Milt Newton (1985, 1987-89) holds the record at 44.6, while Jeff Gueldner (19887-90) is second at 43.9.
Kansas has 2,186 all-time victories. When KU wins its 14th game, it will be only the second school in NCAA Division I history to have 2,200 all-time wins.
Kansas brings the nation’s longest home court winning streak into the 2016-17 season at 42 games. The streak includes 40-straight victories in historic Allen Fieldhouse. The streak started Jan. 11, 2014.
With a 216-43 (83.4 percent) record since 2010, Kansas is the winningest program, by percentage, this decade: 1. KANSAS (216-43, 83.4%); 2. Kentucky (217-47, 82.2%); 3. Duke (210-47, 81.7%).
Kansas has sold out Allen Fieldhouse for 243 consecutive games, a streak which began in the second game of the 2001-02 season.