Archive for Saturday, January 29, 2005

Men’s basketball briefs

January 29, 2005


  • KU leads the all-time series, 10-4. Texas won the last meeting, 64-60, March 13 at the Big 12 Conference tournament in Dallas. The Longhorns also beat KU, 82-67, on Feb. 23 in Austin, Texas. KU is 6-3 versus UT since the formation of the Big 12. KU is 6-0 versus UT in Lawrence.
  • The University of Texas has an enrolllment of 51,438.
  • Texas has held 12 of its first 19 opponents to below 40 percent shooting. UT has limited its last three foes (Oklahoma State, Oklahoma and Texas Tech) to a combined 37.6 percent from the floor.
  • Freshman Daniel Gibson has led UT in scoring the last four games. He's made 19 of his last 35 shots.
  • KU beat Texas, 90-87, on Jan. 27, 2003 at Allen Fieldhouse in an ESPN Instant Classic. Nick Collison had 24 points and 23 boards, and Kirk Hinrich had 23 points. Dick Vitale gave Collison a standing ovation from press row.
  • UT is 34-17 in Big 12 road games under coach Rick Barnes. KU is 35-16 in that same span, since the start of the 1998-99 season.
  • Bill Self is 0-4 versus Texas and Barnes 3-4 versus KU.
  • KU is 4-5 against ranked teams under Self.

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