Archive for Monday, January 29, 2001

KU-MISSOURI PACKAGE

January 29, 2001

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F -- Kenny Gregory (6-5)

F -- Nick Collison (6-9)

F -- Eric Chenowith (7-1)

G -- Jeff Boschee (6-1)

G -- Kirk Hinrich (6-3)

MISSOURI (13-6, 4-2)

F -- Kareem Rush (6-6)

F -- Tajudeen Soyoye (6-9)

C -- Arthur Johnson (6-9)

G -- Brian Grawer (6-0)

G --Clarence Gilbert (6-2)

Tipoff: 8:05 p.m. today, Hearnes Center, Columbia, Mo.

Live telecast: ESPN.

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).

MISSOURI

2 -- Wesley Stokes, G, 5-10, 171, Fr., Long Beach, Calif.

3 -- Kenge Stevenson, F, 6-5, 230, Jr., Ladue, Mo.

4 -- Clarence Gilbert, G, 6-2, 199, Jr., Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

5 -- Travon Bryant, F, 6-9, 240, Fr., Long Beach, Calif.

10 -- Ryan Kieman, G, 6-0, 165, Soph., St. Charles, Mo.

11 -- Justin Gage, F, 6-5, 225, Soph., Jefferson City, Mo.

12 -- Brian Grawer, G, 6-0, 170, Sr., St. Louis.

15 -- Josh Kroenke, G, 6-4, 197, Soph., Columbia, Mo.

21 -- Kareem Rush, F, 6-6, 215, Soph., Kansas City, Mo.

23 -- Ricky Paulding, G, 6-5, 208, Fr., Detroit.

31 -- Johnny Parker, F, 6-6, 230, Sr., St. Louis.

33 -- Tajudeen Soyoye, F, 6-9, 240, Sr., Lagos, Nigeria.

35 -- Michael Griffin, G, 6-3, 175, Fr., Norcross, Ga.

50 -- Arthur Johnson, C, 6-9, 270, Fr., Detroit.

NOTES

  • Kansas leads the all-time series, 152-89. The teams have split the season series the past five years.
  • The Jayhawks are knotted with the Tigers at four games apiece since the first year of the Big 12 Conference in 1996-97.
  • Kansas is 58-50 all-time in Columbia, but 11-17 when playing in the Hearnes Center.
  • KU coach Roy Williams is 14-11 all-time versus Missouri and 1-1 versus Missouri under second-year head coach Quin Snyder. Williams is 5-7 versus the Tigers in Columbia.
  • KU's last victory in Columbia was Jan. 11, 1999 -- a 73-61 Jayhawk victory over the Tigers.
  • The series dates back to March 11, 1907, when Missouri downed Kansas, 34-31, in Lawrence.
  • Kansas is 9-4 versus the Tigers in games televised on ESPN.
  • KU sophomore Jeff Carey is a native of Camdenton, Mo., and his father, Ray, was a standout player for the Tigers in the 1960s.
  • Kansas is looking to go 7-0 in league play for the first time since 1996-97.

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