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Notes & Numbers: Kansas-Cincinnati

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The Jayhawks huddle on the court during Wednesday's 72-52 loss to Cincinnait on Day 2 of the Big 12 tournament at T-Mobile Center in Kansas City, Missouri. [Chance Parker photo]

Kansas City, Missouri — Here's a quick look back at some of the most noteworthy stats and milestones from 6th-seeded Kansas' 72-52 loss to No. 11 seed Cincinnati on Day 2 of the Big 12 tournament at T-Mobile Center.

KU Starters (starts at KU/career starts): Dajuan Harris (109/109); Elmarko Jackson (17/17); Nicolas Timberlake (6/96); Johnny Furphy (17/17); KJ Adams (67/67)

Series Info: Cincinnati leads the all-time series, 5-4.



• Made Kansas 22-10.

• Made Kansas 4-2 in neutral site games in 2023-24.

• Dropped Kansas to 79-30 in league tournament play, including 49-14 in the Big 12 Championship.

• Made Kansas 45-12 all-time in the T-Mobile Center, including 1-1 this season.

• Made Bill Self 794-247 all-time, including 587-142 while at Kansas and 44-15 all-time in league tournament games (35-10 while at KU).

• Made Kansas 2,393-895 all-time.


• Kansas went with the starting lineup of Dajuan Harris Jr., Elmarko Jackson, Nicolas Timberlake, Johnny Furphy and KJ Adams, marking the first time this season the starting lineup consisted of these five players.

• Kansas held Cincinnati to 38% shooting (28-of-73).


• Junior KJ Adams led the Jayhawks in scoring with a career-high tying 22 points on 9-of-14 (64.3 percent) shooting, marking the first time this season and second of his career scoring 20 or more points.

• Freshman Elmarko Jackson scored five points and pulled down a season-high nine rebounds, which led all Jayhawks. Jackson also added a steal in a career-high 34 minutes.

• Freshman Jamari McDowell scored a season-high tying seven points on 3-of-6 (50%) shooting and pulled down a season-high tying four rebounds.

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