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Notes & Numbers: KU-Cincy

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Here's a quick look back at some of the most noteworthy stats and milestones from 7th-ranked KU's 74-69 home win over Cincinnati on Big Monday at Allen Fieldhouse.

KU Starters (starts at KU/career starts): Dajuan Harris Jr. (96/96) Johnny Furphy (5/5) Kevin McCullar Jr. (52/101) KJ Adams Jr. (55/55) Hunter Dickinson (19/108)

Series Info: Kansas leads, 5-3 (2-1 in Allen Fieldhouse)

The KU win...

• Made Kansas 16-3 or better for the third-straight season.

• Made Kansas 4-2 or better in Big 12 play for the 20th time in Bill Self’s 21 seasons at Kansas.

• Gave Kansas three-straight wins against Cincinnati making the series 5-3 in favor of KU.

• Extended Kansas’ winning streak to 15 games at home, including 10-0 at home this season.

• Made KU 850-117 all-time in Allen Fieldhouse, including 309-17 under head coach Bill Self.

• Made Bill Self 581-135 while at Kansas, 788-240 overall and 2-0 against Cincinnati (1-0 while at Kansas).

• Made Kansas 2,386-888 all-time.

Team Notes

• Kansas has started each of the last three seasons with a record of 10-0 or better at home. The Jayhawks are tied with three other programs (Auburn, Providence, Wake Forest) for the longest active streak of seasons starting 10-0 or better at home.

• Kansas swiped a season-high 12 steals. The last time Kansas had 12 steals in a conference game was Feb. 25, 2023 vs. West Virginia (12 steals).

• Kansas knocked down 20 free throws, marking the third time this season with at least 20 made free throws. The 20 made free throws were a season high in conference play.

• Kansas improved to 118-18 all-time under Bill Self following a loss.

• Kansas is 75-22 all-time on ESPN Big Monday (46-1 at home and 29-21 on the road), including 56-16 under head coach Bill Self (35-0 at home and 21-16 on the road). Additionally, KU has won 39-consecutive Big Monday games hosted at Allen Fieldhouse. Overall, KU is 20-4 in its last 24 ESPN Big Monday contests.

Individual Notes

• Freshman Johnny Furphy recorded his first career double-double with career highs of 23 points and 11 rebounds, to go along with three assists and two steals in 36 minutes. Furphy is the first Kansas freshman with a double-double since Gradey Dick on March 16, 2023 vs. Howard.

• Graduate-senior Kevin McCullar Jr. finished with 20 points, five rebounds, five assists and three steals in 35 minutes. McCullar has scored at least 20 points in 11 games this season and 14 times in his career.

• Junior KJ Adams contributed 11 points, three rebounds and two assists in 35 minutes. Adams had scored in double figures 15 times this season.

• Senior Hunter Dickinson added 10 points and six rebounds in 30 minutes.

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