Kaun And Chalmers Lead KU To 84-66 Win Against DePaul
Dec. 8, 2007
With the victory,
Chalmers also had nine rebounds, seven assists and seven steals. His rebounds and steals marks were career-bests, while his seven assists were one shy of a career best.
DePaul was led by Dar Tucker, who had 18 points and 11 rebounds. Karron Clarke and Draelon Burns each had 10 points for the Blue Demons.
After DePaul gained a 13-12 lead on a 5-0 run,
After a sluggish start, the Jayhawks dominated the rest of the first half and finished the first 20 minutes outscoring DePaul 26-4 in the paint and had an 18-3 advantage in second-chance points.
The Jayhawks used a balanced effort in the first period as seven of the nine players that saw action, had at least four points and Rush was the leading scorer with eight points.
While KU was out-rebounded 39-34, the Jayhawks forced 22 turnovers, while committing just 14, including just four in the second half as they pulled away for the victory.
Kaun made six of seven field goal attempts while adding five rebounds and two blocks in just 15 minutes of action. Darnell Jackson scored eight points and added eight rebounds, while Russell Robinson added seven points, and tied a career high with nine assists for KU.