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Notes & Numbers: KU-KSU

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KU point guard Dajuan Harris Jr. soars to the rim during the Jayhawks' 75-70 overtime loss at K-State on Monday night. [Chance Parker photo]

Manhattan, Kansas — Here's a quick look back at some of the most noteworthy stats and milestones from 4th-ranked Kansas' 75-70, overtime loss to Kansas State on Monday night at Bramlage Coliseum.

KU Starters (starts at KU/career starts): Dajuan Harris Jr. (100/100) Kevin McCullar Jr. (55/104) Johnny Furphy (9/9) KJ Adams Jr. (59/59) Hunter Dickinson (23/112)

Series Info: Kansas leads the overall series with Kansas State, 201-96.

The KU Loss...

• Made Kansas 18-5 on the season and 6-4 in Big 12 play.

• Gave Kansas State consecutive home wins against Kansas for the first time since 2014 and 2015.

• Made the KU-KSU series 201-96 in favor Kansas, including 80-50 in Manhattan meetings (28-7 in Bramlage Coliseum).

• Made Bill Self 790-242 all-time, including 583-136 while at Kansas (36-8 against Kansas State, 37-8 while at KU).

• Made Kansas 2,388-890 all-time.





• Kansas picked off 11 steals against Kansas State. Kansas now has six games this season with 10+ steals. Tonight was the first double-digit steal game for Kansas on the road this season.

• Kansas dished out 21 assists. Kansas now has at least 20 assists in 13 games this season, which is the most in the country.

• Kansas entered the game first nationally in assist to field goals made at 69.8%. The Jayhawks had 21 assists on 28 field goals at Kansas State for 75.0%.


• Senior Hunter Dickinson posted a 21-point, 12-rebound double-double for his Big 12-leading 13th of the season. Dickinson posted his 11th game of 20 points or more this season, which also leads the Big 12. It was his 45th 20-point game of his career.

• Redshirt senior Dajuan Harris Jr. scored 15 points, dished out eight assists and picked off two steals. With the steals, Harris joins Aaron Miles (2002-05), Kirk Hinrich (2000-03) and Darnell Valentine (1978-81) as one of four Jayhawks to surpass 600 assists and 200 steals in his career.

• Harris became the seventh player in KU history to record 200 career steals, currently at 201.

• Kansas fell to 30-2 when Harris scores 10 or more points for his career.

• Graduate senior Kevin McCullar Jr. added 15 points, six boards, six assists and a team-high tying four steals. McCullar’s four steals were a season high.

• KJ Adams Jr. posted 13 points, four assists and a team-high tying four steals. His four steals tied his career high set twice (vs. Kansas City, 12/3/23 and vs. Harvard, 12/22/22).

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