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Notes & Numbers: KU-OSU

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KU point guard Dajuan Harris Jr. puts in a reverse layup while four Oklahoma State defenders watch, during the Jayhawks' 83-54 home win on Tuesday night at Allen Fieldhouse. [Chance Parker photo]

Here's a quick look back at some of the most noteworthy stats and milestones from 8th-ranked KU's 83-54 home win over Oklahoma State at Allen Fieldhouse.

KU Starters (starts at KU/career starts): Dajuan Harris Jr. (98/98), Elmarko Jackson (16/16), Johnny Furphy (7/7), KJ Adams Jr. (57/57), Hunter Dickinson (21/110)

Series Info: Kansas leads the all-time series against Oklahoma State 125-60 (52-10 in AFH).

The KU win...

• Made Kansas 17-4 and 5-3 in Big 12 play.

• Made Kansas 119-18 following a loss under Bill Self, including 4-0 in 2023-24.

• Gave Kansas seven-straight wins against Oklahoma State.

• Made Kansas 11-0 at home this season and extended its home court winning streak to 16 games.

• Made KU 851-117 all-time in Allen Fieldhouse, including 310-17 under head coach Bill Self.

• Made Bill Self 582-136 while at Kansas, 789-241 overall and 28-14 against Oklahoma State (27-11 while at Kansas).

• Made Kansas 2,387-889 all-time.

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Team Notes

• Kansas recorded its sixth wire-to-wire victory of the season and second against Oklahoma State this season. Kansas’ other wire-to-wire victories this season came against NC Central, Manhattan College, Chaminade and Eastern Illinois.

• Kansas shot 64.3 percent (18-of-28) from the field in the first half. That marks the sixth time this season Kansas has shot 60.0 percent or better in the first half, including the fourth time in Big 12 play.

• Kansas held Oklahoma State to an opponent season low 29.3 percent (17-of-58) shooting from the field. The 17 FGM were also an opponent season low. The 29.3 percent shooting is the lowest by an opponent since Feb. 19, 2022 at West Virginia (27.9 percent). The 17 FGM were the lowest by an opponent since Jan. 15, 2022 vs. West Virginia (17 FGM).

• The 29-point margin of victory is the largest by Kansas in a conference game since Feb. 11, 2021 vs. Iowa State (+33, 97-64).

• The 36 defensive rebounds by Kansas were its most in a conference game since Feb. 19, 2022 at West Virginia (38).

• The eight three-pointers made by Kansas were a season high in conference play.

• All five starters scored in double figures for the second time this season (Jan. 16, 2024 at Oklahoma State).

Individual notes

• Senior center Hunter Dickinson recorded his Big 12-leading 12th double-double of the season (43rd career) with 16 points and 11 rebounds. Dickinson surpassed the 2,000 career point mark tonight, making him just the third active player with 2,000 career points and 1,000 career rebounds (Armando Bacot, UNC and Zach Edey, Purdue).

• Junior KJ Adams Jr. notched 16 points on a perfect 7-of-7 from the floor, which included a career-high-tying six assists. The last time a Jayhawk shot a perfect 100.0 percent from the floor was David McCormack (7-of-7) at Iowa State on February 1, 2022. Adams has now scored in double figures in eight-straight games and 17 times this season.

• Redshirt senior Dajuan Harris Jr. posted 12 points, which included a 2-of-3 clip from beyond the arc. Harris also dished out a game-high seven assists and pulled down three rebounds in 30 minutes. The Jayhawks moved to 31-1 (6-0 this season) when Harris scores 10 or more points.

• Freshman Johnny Furphy recorded his fifth-consecutive double-digit scoring night, finishing with 11 points and six rebounds on 4-of-7 (57.1 percent) shooting from the floor.

• Elmarko Jackson posted 10 points on 4-of-8 (50.0 percent) shooting.

• Graduate senior Nicolas Timberlake scored seven points and recorded a season-high six rebounds, surpassing 1,600 career points.

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