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KU-NEBRASKA PACKAGE DO NOT KILL

January 17, 2001

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F -- Steffon Bradford (6-6)

C -- Kimani Ffriend (6-11)

G -- Cary Cochran (6-1)

G -- Kevin Augustine (6-0)

G -- Cookie Belcher (6-4)

No. 3 KANSAS (13-1, 2-0)

F -- Kenny Gregory (6-5)

F -- Drew Gooden (6-10)

C -- Eric Chenowith (7-1)

G -- Jeff Boschee (6-1)

G -- Kirk Hinrich (6-3)

Tipoff: 8:05 tonight, Allen Fieldhouse.

Live telecast: Channel 13.

Kansas Roster

0 -- Drew Gooden, F, 6-10, 230, Soph., Richmond, Calif. (El Cerrito HS).

1 -- Mario Kinsey, G, 6-2 175, Fr., Waco, Texas (La Vega HS).

3 -- Brett Ballard, G, 6-0, 175, Jr., Hutchinson (Hutchinson CC).

4 -- Nick Collison, F, 6-9 1/2, 250, Soph., Iowa Falls, Iowa (Iowa Falls HS).

10 -- Kirk Hinrich, G, 6-3 1/2, 180, Soph., Sioux City, Iowa (Sioux City West HS).

13 -- Jeff Boschee, G, 6-1, 185, Jr., Valley City, N.D. (Valley City HS).

15 -- Bryant Nash, F, 6-6 1/2, 200, Fr., Carrollton, Texas (Turner HS).

20 -- Kenny Gregory, G/F, 6-5, 208, Sr., Columbus, Ohio (Independence HS).

22 -- Jeff Carey, F/C, 6-11, 250, Jr., Camdenton, Mo. (Camdenton HS).

24 -- Lewis Harrison, G, 6-0, 165, Jr., Kansas City (Kansas City CC).

33 -- Luke Axtell, G/F, 6-10, 220, Sr., Austin, Texas (University of Texas).

34 -- Chris Zerbe, F, 6-5, 230, Jr., Andover (Hutchinson CC).

44 -- Eric Chenowith, C, 7-1, 270, Sr., Villa Park, Calif. (Villa Park HS).

50 -- Todd Kappelmann, F, 6-9, 230, Jr., Augusta (Butler County CC).

x-injured, will not play.

NEBRASKA

0 -- Wilson Thomas, F, 6-5, 200, Soph., Omaha, Neb.

1 -- Danai Young, F, 6-4, 190, Jr., Riverdale, Calif.

3 -- Cary Cochran, G, 6-1, 185, Jr., Minden, Iowa.

4 -- Justin Boeker, F/C, 6-9, 240, Jr., Houston, Texas.

5 -- Kedrick Ford, G, 6-2, 185, Jr., Macon, Ga.

10 -- Kevin Augustine, G, 6-0, 185, Jr., Santa Ana, Calif.

11 -- Rodney Fields, G, 6-2, 210, Sr., Tampa, Fla.

15 -- Steffon Bradford, F, 6-6, 240, Sr., Clewiston, Fla.

20 -- Brian Conklin, F/C, 6-11, 215, Fr., Hubbard, Ohio.

23 -- Ross Buckendahl, F, 6-5, 210, Sr., Battle Creek, Neb.

25 -- Adam Bohac, G, 6-0, 175, Fr., Kimball, Neb.

30 -- Cookie Belcher, G, 6-4, 205, Sr., Mexico, Mo.

31 -- Kimani Ffriend, C, 6-11, 220, Sr., Kingston, Jamaica.

33 -- Marques McCarty, G/F, 6-5, 185, Fr., Sugarland, Texas.

34 -- Craig Wortmann, G, 6-4, 195, Sr., Hartington, Neb.

35 -- Marcus Thornton, G, 5-10, 160, Fr., Rochester, N.Y.

41 -- Ben Chestnut, F, 6-6, 210, Fr., Omaha, Neb.

55 -- Ryan Thomas, G, 6-2, 185, Jr., St. Joseph, Mich.

NOTES

  • Kansas leads the all-time series, 147-70. Overall the Jayhawks have won three straight between the teams.
  • KU swept the series last year, prevailing 97-82 in Lawrence and 83-58 in Lincoln, Neb.
  • First-year NU coach Barry Collier came to Nebraska from Butler University where he went 196-132 for 11 seasons. Collier, 46, coached his alma mater to nine winning seasons in the last 10 years, including the last seven seasons.
  • Kimani Ffriend is hitting 70.2 percent of his shots, best percentage in the country. Overall, he's cashed 80 of 114 shots.
  • The Huskers, who beat No. 22 Texas on Saturday, snapped a seven-game winless streak against ranked foes.

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