2004–05 Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball team

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2004–05 Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball
Big 12 Regular Season Co-Champion
NCAA First Round vs. Bucknell, L, 64–63
Conference Big 12 Conference
2004–05 record 23–7 (12–4 Big 12)
Head coach Bill Self
Assistant coach Tim Jankovich
Assistant coach Joe Dooley
Assistant coach Kurtis Townsend
Home arena Allen Fieldhouse
Seasons
« 2003–04 2005–06 »

The 2004–05 Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball team represented the University of Kansas Jayhawks for the NCAA Division I men's intercollegiate basketball season of 2004–2005. The team was led by Bill Self in his second season as head coach. The team played its home games in Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kansas.

Recruiting[edit]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Alex Galindo
SF
Newark, NJ St. Benedict's Prep 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 205 lb (93 kg) May 17, 2004 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: N/A
C.J. Giles
C
Seattle, WA Rainier Beach HS 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 240 lb (110 kg) May 19, 2004 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: N/A
Darnell Jackson
PF
Oklahoma City, OK Midwest City HS 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Jul 17, 2003 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: N/A
Sasha Kaun
C
Melbourne, FL Florida Air Academy 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 250 lb (110 kg) Oct 6, 2003 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: N/A
Russell Robinson
SG
New York, NY Rice HS 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Sep 29, 2003 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:5/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: N/A
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: N/A   Rivals: 2  ESPN: N/A
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

Roster[edit]

Name # Position Height Weight Year Home Town
Nick Bahe 21 Guard 6–2 185 Sophomore Lincoln, NE
Jeremy Case 10 Guard 6–0 165 Sophomore McAlester, OK
Alex Galindo 2 Forward 6–7 205 Freshman Newark, NJ
J.R. Giddens 15 Guard 6–5 200 Sophomore Oklahoma City, OK
C.J. Giles 33 Center 6–10 220 Freshman Seattle, WA
Jeff Hawkins 1 Guard 5–11 180 Junior Kansas City, KS
Darnell Jackson 32 Forward 6–8 240 Freshman Oklahoma City, OK
Sasha Kaun 24 Center 6–11 235 Freshman Melbourne, FL
Matt Kleinmann 44 Center 6–10 230 Freshman Overland Park, KS
Keith Langford 5 Guard 6–4 215 Senior Fort Worth, TX
Michael Lee 25 Guard 6–3 215 Senior Portland, OR
Aaron Miles 11 Guard 6–1 175 Senior Portland, OR
Christian Moody 34 Forward 6–8 220 Junior Asheville, NC
Moulaye Niang 55 Forward 6–10 220 Junior El Cajon, CA
Russell Robinson 3 Guard 6–1 185 Freshman New York City, NY
Wayne Simien 23 Forward 6–9 255 Senior Leavenworth, KS
Stephen Vinson 20 Guard 6–2 190 Junior Lawrence, KS

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Schedule[edit]

Date Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
Summer Canadian Exhibition
09/04/04* British Columbia W 82–51  UBC War Memorial Gymnasium (2,200)
09/05/04* Langara College W 101–46  UBC War Memorial Gymnasium (550)
09/05/04* University College of Fraser Valley W 106–71  Mennonite Education Institute Secondary Gym (1,400)
09/06/04* Burnaby Mountain All-Stars W 98–76  Chancellor's Gymnasium (2,300)
Exhibition
11/07/04* #1 Emporia State W 115–70  Allen Fieldhouse (16,300)
11/14/04* #1 Washburn W 79–70  Allen Fieldhouse (16,300)
Regular season
11/19/04* #1 Vermont W 68–61  1–0 Allen Fieldhouse (16,300)
11/23/04* #2 Saint Joseph's W 91–51  2–0 Allen Fieldhouse (16,300)
11/29/04* #2 Nevada W 85–52  3–0 Allen Fieldhouse (16,300)
12/04/04* #2 Pacific W 81–70  4–0 Allen Fieldhouse (16,300)
12/09/04* #2 TCU W 93-74  5–0 Allen Fieldhouse (16,300)
12/11/04* #2 Louisiana-Lafayette W 96–51  6–0 Allen Fieldhouse (16,300)
12/18/04* #2 South Carolina W 64–60  7–0 Allen Fieldhouse (16,300)
12/22/04* #2 UW-Milwaukee W 73–62  8–0 Kemper Arena (17,843)
(Yellow Book Shootout)
01/01/05* #2 #9 Georgia Tech W 70–68 OT 9–0 Allen Fieldhouse (16,300)
01/05/05 #2 Texas A&M W 65–60  10–0 Allen Fieldhouse (16,300)
01/09/05* #2 at #8 Kentucky W 65–59  11–0 Rupp Arena (24,367)
01/12/05 #2 at Iowa State W 71–66  12–0 Hilton Coliseum (13,009)
01/15/05 #2 at Colorado W 76–61  13–0 Coors Events Center (11,057)
01/19/05 #2 Nebraska W 59–57  14–0 Allen Fieldhouse (16,300)
01/22/05* #2 at Villanova L 62–83  14–1 Wachovia Center (13,684)
01/25/05 #6 at Baylor W 86–66  15–1 Ferrell Center (7,280)
01/29/05 #6 #16 Texas W 90–65  16–1 Allen Fieldhouse (16,300)
01/31/05 #6 Missouri W 73–61  17–1 Allen Fieldhouse (16,300)
02/05/05 #3 at Nebraska W 78–65  18–1 Bob Devaney Sports Center (13,821)
02/09/05 #3 at Kansas State W 74–65  19–1 Bramlage Coliseum (13,340)
02/12/05 #3 Colorado W 89–60  20–1 Allen Fieldhouse (16,300)
02/14/05 #3 at #25 Texas Tech L 79–80 2OT 20–2 United Spirit Arena (12,298)
02/19/05 #2 Iowa State L 61–63 OT 20–3 Allen Fieldhouse (16,300)
02/21/05 #2 at #21 Oklahoma L 63–71  20–4 Lloyd Noble Center (12,403)
02/24/05 #8 #4 Oklahoma State W 81–79  21–4 Allen Fieldhouse (16,300)
03/02/05 #7 Kansas State W 72–65  22–4 Allen Fieldhouse (16,300)
03/06/05 #7 at Missouri L 68–72  22–5 Mizzou Arena (15,061)
Big 12 Tournament
03/11/05 #9 vs. Kansas State W 80–67  23–5 Kemper Arena (18,268)
(Phillips 66 Big 12 Conference Tournament First Round)
03/12/05 #9 vs. #10 Oklahoma State L 75–78  23–6 Kemper Arena (18,268)
(Phillips 66 Big 12 Conference Tournament Second Round)
NCAA Tournament
03/18/05 #12 (3) vs. #(14) Bucknell L 63–64  23–7 Ford Center (18,567)
(NCAA Div. I Tournament)
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. ( ) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Central Standard Time.

Awards[edit]

2004–05 Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the Year
Wayne Simien (Senior, Forward)
Bayer Advantage® Senior CLASS Award
Wayne Simien (Senior, Forward)
All-Big 12 Second Team
Keith Langford (Senior, Guard)
All-Big 12 Third Team
Aaron Miles (Senior, Guard)
Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the Week
Wayne Simien (Senior, Forward), November 22 and January 17
Keith Langford (Senior, Guard), January 3 (co-winner)
CBS Player of the Game vs Kentucky
Christian Moody (Junior, Forward), January 9
Academic All-Big 12
Michael Lee (Senior, Guard)
Christian Moody (Junior, Forward)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "KU Men's Basketball 2004 Media Guide; pg. 9" (English). Retrieved 2010-02-21. 
  2. ^ "Simien `Dubbed' Big 12 Player of the Year" (English). Retrieved 2011-02-06.