1994–95 Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball team

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1994–95 Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball
Big Eight Regular Season Champions
Conference Big Eight Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 10
AP No. 5
1994–95 record 25-6 (11-3 Big Eight)
Head coach Roy Williams
Home arena Allen Fieldhouse
Seasons
« 1993–94 1995–96 »

The 1994–95 Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball team represented the University of Kansas in the 1994-95 NCAA Division I men's basketball season, which was the Jayhawks' 97th basketball season. The head coach was Roy Williams, who served his 7th year at KU. The team played its home games in Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kansas.

Roster[edit]

Name # Position Height Weight Year Home Town
Joel Branstrom 44 Forward 6-6 190 Junior Half Moon Bay, California
Greg Gurley 33 Guard 6-5 215 Senior Leawood, Kansas
Jerod Haase 35 Guard 6-3 185 Sophomore South Lake Tahoe, California
Raef LaFrentz 45 Forward 6–11 220 Freshman Hampton, Iowa
C.B. McGrath 24 Guard 5-11 160 Freshman Topeka, Kansas
Scott Novosel 5 Guard 6-1 175 Senior Leawood, Kansas
Greg Ostertag 00 Center 7-2 270 Senior Duncanville, Texas
Sean Pearson 21 Forward/Guard 6–5 210 Junior LaGrange, Illinois
Scot Pollard 31 Center 6–10 250 Sophomore San Diego, California
Calvin Rayford 10 Guard 5-7 155 Senior(RS) Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Billy Thomas 12 Forward/Guard 6–4 200 Freshman Shreveport, Louisiana
Jacque Vaughn 11 Guard 6–1 195 Sophomore Pasadena, California
T.J. Whatley 14 Guard 6–4 180 Junior Benton, Arkansas
B.J. Williams 22 Forward 6–8 205 Sophomore Wichita, Kansas

Big Eight Conference standings[1][edit]

# Team Conference Pct. Overall Pct.
1 Kansas
11-3
.786
25-6
.806
2 Oklahoma State
10-4
.714
27-10
.730
3 Oklahoma
9-5
.643
23-9
.719
4 Missouri
8-6
.571
20-9
.690
5 Iowa State
6-8
.429
23-11
.676
6 Colorado
5-9
.357
15-13
.536
7 Nebraska
4-10
.289
18-14
.563
8 Kansas State
3-11
.214
12-15
.444

Schedule[edit]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
City, State
11/26/1994*
No. 9 San Diego W 83-65  1–0
Allen Fieldhouse 
Lawrence, KS
12/3/1994*
No. 7 vs. No. 1 UMass
John R. Wooden Classic
W 81-75  2–0
Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim 
Anaheim, CA
12/5/1994*
No. 4 Coppin State W 91-69  3–0
Allen Fieldhouse 
Lawrence, KS
12/7/1994*
No. 4 No. 6 Florida W 69-63  4–0
Allen Fieldhouse 
Lawrence, KS
12/10/1994*
No. 4 at NC State W 96-91  5-0
Reynolds Coliseum 
Raleigh, NC
12/17/1994*
No. 3 at Indiana L 61-80  5-1
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
12/20/1994*
No. 7 Santa Clara W 80-75  6-1
Allen Fieldhouse 
Lawrence, KS
12/22/1994*
No. 7 Rice W 71-57  7-1
Allen Fieldhouse 
Lawrence, KS
12/31/1994*
No. 6 Fort Hays State W 93-55  8-1
Allen Fieldhouse 
Lawrence, KS
1/3/1995*
No. 5 East Tennessee State W 106-73  9-1
Allen Fieldhouse 
Lawrence, KS
1/7/1995*
No. 5 at SMU W 97-58  10-1
Moody Coliseum 
University Park, TX
1/9/1995
No. 3 at No. 17 Missouri
Border War
W 102-89  11-1
Hearnes Center 
Columbia, MO
1/14/1995
No. 3 at No. 23 Iowa State L 65-69  11-2
Hilton Coliseum 
Ames, IA
1/18/1995
No. 7 Kansas State
Sunflower Showdown
W 78-74  12-2
Allen Fieldhouse 
Lawrence, KS
1/21/1995
No. 7 at Colorado W 91-77  13-2
Coors Events Center 
Boulder, CO
1/23/1995
No. 7 Nebraska W 84-67  14-2
Allen Fieldhouse 
Lawrence, KS
1/28/1995*
No. 7 vs. No. 2 Connecticut
PowerBar Shootout
W 88-59  15-2
Kemper Arena 
Kansas City, MO
2/1/1995
No. 3 Colorado W 99-77  16-2
Allen Fieldhouse 
Lawrence, KS
2/4/1995
No. 3 No. 11 Iowa State W 91-71  17-2
Allen Fieldhouse 
Lawrence, KS
2/6/1995
No. 2 at No. 24 Oklahoma State L 69-79  17-3
Gallagher-Iba Arena 
Stillwater, OK
2/11/1995
No. 2 Oklahoma W 93-76  18-3
Allen Fieldhouse 
Lawrence, KS
2/14/1995
No. 3 at Nebraska W 91-68  19-3
Bob Devaney Sports Center 
Lincoln, NE
2/18/1995
No. 3 at Kansas State
Sunflower Showdown
W 78-67  20-3
Bramlage Coliseum 
Manhattan, KS
2/20/1995
No. 1 at No. 25 Oklahoma L 73-76  20-4
Lloyd Noble Center 
Norman, OK
2/25/1995
No. 1 Missouri
Border War
W 88-69  21-4
Allen Fieldhouse 
Lawrence, KS
3/5/1995
No. 3 No. 18 Oklahoma State W 78-62  22-4
Allen Fieldhouse 
Lawrence, KS
Big Eight Tournament
3/10/1995
No. 2 vs. Kansas State
First Round
W 90-45  23-4
Kemper Arena 
Kansas City, MO
3/11/1995
No. 2 vs. Iowa State
Semifinals
L 72-80 OT 23-5
Kemper Arena 
Kansas City, MO
NCAA Tournament
3/16/1995*
No. 5 (1) vs. (16) Colgate
First Round
W 82-68  24-5
University of Dayton Arena 
Dayton, OH
3/18/1995*
No. 5 (1) vs. (8) WKU
Second Round
W 75-70  25-5
University of Dayton Arena 
Dayton, OH
3/24/1995*
No. 5 (1) vs. No. 13 (4) Virginia
Sweet Sixteen
L 58-67  25-6
Kemper Arena 
Kansas City, MO
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll, NCAA tournament seeds shown in parenthesis. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Central Standard Time.

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Rankings[edit]

Poll Pre Wk 1 Wk 2 Wk 3 Wk 4 Wk 5 Wk 6 Wk 7 Wk 8 Wk 9 Wk 10 Wk 11 Wk 12 Wk 13 Wk 14 Wk 15 Wk 16 Wk 17
AP 11 9 7 4 3 7 6 5 3 7 7 3 2 3 1 3 2 5
Coaches

*There was no coaches poll in week 1.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Big 12 Record Book (PDF)" (PDF) (Press release). Big 12 Conference. 2008-08-01. Retrieved 2013-07-14. 
  2. ^ "Kansas Jayhawks Men's Basketball 1994-95 Season Media Guide" (PDF). Archived from the original (English) on 2013-07-15. Retrieved 2013-06-15.