¢ KU has won all four meetings against FHSU, including one exhibition game. KU won the last meeting, 96-62, on Nov. 9, 2005, in Allen Fieldhouse.
¢ Mark Johnson is 119-55 in seven seasons at Fort Hays State. He ranks fifth in school history in winning percentage and sixth on the all-time wins list. A 27-4 mark and NCAA Regional Semifinal appearance in 2005-06 has been the Tigers' best season under Johnson.
¢ Colin Olberding, a 6-0 junior from Seneca, and Ryan Hermann, 6-6 from Abilene, averaged 2.8 and 2.5 points a year ago. They are the Tigers' leading returning scorers.
¢ Six players on this year's roster are transfers. Jake Sims is the lone NCAA Division I transfer out of Gardner-Webb. Sims played two seasons at Dodge City Community College before transferring to GWU. Evans, Jeffries, LaTravis Turner, Charles Robinson and Shawn Emerick all played juco ball.
¢ KU has won 27 straight home exhibition games. The Jayhawks are 45-7 all-time in exhibitions (41-4 in Allen) and 13-0 under Bill Self.