Nov. 13, 2011
Final Stats |
Kansas 76, Western Michigan 64
November 13, 2011
JAYHAWK DEBUTS: (G) Natalie Knight, (G) Donielle Breaux, (F) Bunny Williams, (F) Chelsea Gardner
--Marked the seventh-straight season KU won its season opener.
--Made the Jayhawks 10-2 in their last 12 season-opening games and 34-10 overall, including 18-3 in Allen Fieldhouse.
--Improved Kansas to 1-0 for the 2011-12 season.
--Moved Kansas head coach Bonnie Henrickson to 118-108 in her seven years at KU and 276-170 overall.
--Made Henrickson 7-1 in season openers at KU and 14-1 in her career.
--Tied the series record with Western Michigan at 1-1.
--Marked the Jayhawks' 305th victory over a non-conference opponent, making KU 305-145.
--Gave Kansas an all-time record of 715-506.
--KU used the starting lineup of Angel Goodrich, Aishah Sutherland, Monica Engelman, Tania Jackson and Natalie Knight for both halves. This marked Knight's first career start in the Crimson and Blue.
--The starting five combined for 68 of the Jayhawks' total 76 points. Freshman Bunny Williams scored six of the remaining eight points, marking a season and career high for her in her collegiate debut.
--Marked the first time since the beginning of the 2009-10 season that junior F Carolyn Davis was not in the starting lineup. She sat out of the game due to injury.
--Angel Goodrich started 3-for-4 from the field, including one three-pointer, scoring nine of Kansas' first 11 points. She finished the game with 13 points, her 12th career game scoring more than 10 points.
-- Goodrich also matched her career-high in steals, with five, during the contest.
--Tania Jackson and Angel Goodrich combined for KU's first eight points of the second half,.
-- Jackson recorded her second career double-double with a career-high 14 points and 10 rebounds. Jackson attempted a career-high 11 free throws, making eight attempts from the foul line. She also set a career high in steals with two.
-- Freshman G Natalie Knight's three-pointer at 1:40 and two free throws with :38 remaining in regulation helped seal the Jayhawk victory.
--Kansas went 11-for-13 from the charity stripe during the final five minutes of play, shooting 85% during the final stretch.