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Notes & Numbers: KU-ISU

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Kansas forward KJ Adams exits the bus and heads into Hilton Coliseum before Saturday's 79-75 KU loss at Iowa State. [Kansas Athletics photo]

Here's a quick look back at some of the most noteworthy stats and milestones from 7th-ranked KU's 79-75 loss to No. 23 Iowa State on Saturday on Hilton Coliseum.

KU Starters (starts at KU/career starts): Dajuan Harris Jr. (97/97) Johnny Furphy (6/6) Kevin McCullar Jr. (53/102) KJ Adams Jr. (56/56) Hunter Dickinson (20/109)

Series Info: Kansas leads the all-time series with Iowa State, 189-68 (27-24 in Hilton Coliseum).

The KU loss...

• Made Kansas 16-4 on the season.

• Made Kansas 4-3 in Big 12 play for just the second time in the Bill Self era (since 2003-04), joining the 2020-21 team which was 4-3.

• Gave Iowa State two-straight wins against Kansas in Hilton Coliseum.

• Made Kansas 2-3 in true road games this season and 6-4 in games not played in Allen Fieldhouse.

• Made Bill Self 581-136 while at Kansas, 788-240 overall and 33-11 against Iowa State.

• Made Kansas 2,386-889 all-time.

Team Notes

• Kansas outrebounded Iowa State 40-34, including 11 offensive rebounds. Kansas had double-digit offensive rebounds in eight games this season.

• Kansas outscored Iowa State 36-24 in the paint.

Individual Notes

• Senior Hunter Dickinson posted 20 points and pulled down 15 rebounds for his Big 12-leading 11th double-double this season. He also surpassed 1,000 career rebounds. Dickinson is one of just four active Division I players with at least 1,900 career points (1,994) and 1,000 career rebounds (1,012). Dickinson’s 15 rebounds were the most on the road since David McCormack pulled down 15 rebounds on Jan. 22, 2022 at K-State.

• Graduate senior Kevin McCullar Jr. contributed 16 points, pulled in seven boards and dished out three assists.

• Freshman Johnny Furphy knocked down the lone three-pointer for Kansas in the first half. In his fifth-consecutive start for the Jayhawks, Furphy is 9-of-14 (64.3%) from deep in the first half of those five games. Furphy ended the contest with 15 points and six boards for his fourth-straight game with 10+ points.

• Junior KJ Adams had 13 points on 7-of-10 from the free throw line. Adams also had five rebounds and three assists. He has scored in double figures in seven-consecutive games.

• Senior Dajuan Harris passed Devonte’ Graham (197) on Kansas’ all-time steals list with his two steals today, moving into seventh with 198. Harris added nine points and seven assists.

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