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KU-Oregon notes

December 13, 2003

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  • The all-time series is tied, 3-3. The Ducks won the last meeting, 84-78, Dec. 7, 2002 in Portland's Rose Garden.
  • Oregon's Ernie Kent is 1-1 against KU as a coach and 0-1 versus KU as a player.
  • Kansas is 54-29 all-time against teams from the Pac-10.
  • Oregon freshman forward Mitch Platt is doubtful for the game. He is suffering from a sprained left ankle.
  • Red-shirt sophomore center Matt Short is expected to make his season debut today for Oregon. Short has been out because of a hairline stress fracture in his left foot.
  • In its first three games, Oregon has 56 assists on 78 baskets.
  • All-America candidate Luke Jackson is the Pac-10 active career leader in points (1,377), rebounds (544) and games played (98) and is second in assists (301).
  • Oregon, which has made 30 of 64 three-pointers, hit 14 threes in a 80-67 win over Fresno State. The Ducks also have beaten Portland State (62-55) and Marshall (90-61).
  • The Jayhawks have won 23 straight regular-season games in Kansas City. KU fell to Ohio State, 64-61, Jan. 2, 1983 at Kemper Arena.
  • Keith Langford needs 20 points to reach 1,000.

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