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1996-97 Kansas Jayhawks Roster and Stats

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Overall: 34-2, .944 W-L% (2nd of 305)
Conference: 15-1, 1st in Big 12 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Roy Williams (34-2)

PS/G: 84.9 (2nd of 305) ▪ PA/G: 66.1 (78th of 305)
SRS: 26.60 (2nd of 305) ▪ SOS: 7.94 (39th of 305)

NCAA Tournament: (#1 seed in Southeast)
Won Southeast First Round (78-64) versus #16 Jackson State
Won Southeast Second Round (75-61) versus #8 Purdue
Lost Southeast Regional Semifinal (85-82) versus #4 Arizona

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Game Results

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Roster

Player Class Pos Ht Summary
Nick Bradford FR F 6-7 2.3 Pts, 1.3 Reb, 0.7 Ast
Joel Branstrom SR F 6-6 0.9 Pts, 0.3 Reb, 0.1 Ast
Jerod Haase SR G 12.0 Pts, 3.7 Reb, 3.1 Ast
Ashante Johnson SR F 6-9 3.8 Pts, 2.2 Reb, 0.2 Ast
Raef LaFrentz 6-11 18.5 Pts, 9.3 Reb, 0.7 Ast
C.B. McGrath JR G 0.7 Pts, 0.9 Reb, 0.8 Ast
Terry Nooner FR G 6-1 1.0 Pts, 0.4 Reb, 0.1 Ast
Paul Pierce 6-6 16.3 Pts, 6.8 Reb, 2.1 Ast
Scot Pollard 6-11 10.3 Pts, 8.3 Reb, 0.7 Ast
T.J. Pugh SO F 6-8 3.6 Pts, 2.1 Reb, 0.2 Ast
Steve Ransom SR F 6-6 0.8 Pts, 0.4 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Ryan Robertson 6-5 4.5 Pts, 1.5 Reb, 2.8 Ast
Billy Thomas 6-4 7.7 Pts, 1.8 Reb, 0.8 Ast
Jacque Vaughn 6-1 10.2 Pts, 2.4 Reb, 6.2 Ast
Bj Williams SR F 6-8 2.8 Pts, 3.9 Reb, 0.6 Ast

Team and Opponent Stats

G MP FG FGA FG% 2P 2PA 2P% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS/G
Team 36 1137 2328 .488 945 1821 .519 192 507 .379 716 1039 .689 1496 606 331 223 324 385 3182 88.4
Rank 4th 7th 11th 3rd 4th 28th 96th 144th 28th 3rd 2nd 106th 1st 8th 9th 3rd 300th 4th 3rd 27th
Opponent 36 2315 64.3
Rank 290th 75th

Totals

Rk Player G MP FG FGA FG% 2P 2PA 2P% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Raef LaFrentz 36 1041 261 447 .584 260 441 .590 1 6 .167 143 188 .761 335 25 33 46 64 96 666
2 Paul Pierce 36 1013 215 441 .488 182 370 .492 33 71 .465 124 173 .717 243 77 61 28 108 98 587
3 Jerod Haase 36 141 285 .495 107 192 .557 34 93 .366 117 166 .705 132 111 67 5 0 0 433
4 Scot Pollard 28 702 94 178 .528 93 177 .525 1 1 1.000 99 140 .707 232 19 35 73 42 68 288
5 Billy Thomas 36 573 97 242 .401 24 64 .375 73 178 .410 11 15 .733 64 27 278
6 Jacque Vaughn 26 820 79 185 .427 61 131 .466 18 54 .333 88 113 .779 62 162 46 4 64 60 264
7 Ryan Robertson 36 654 50 120 .417 26 62 .419 24 58 .414 37 46 .804 54 99 16 7 46 63 161
8 T.J. Pugh 36 48 89 .539 47 82 .573 1 7 .143 31 60 .517 74 8 6 6 0 0 128
9 Ashante Johnson 33 53 106 .500 53 105 .505 0 1 .000 18 32 .563 71 8 7 5 0 0 124
10 Bj Williams 36 39 92 .424 39 91 .429 0 1 .000 23 51 .451 140 20 37 36 0 0 101
11 Nick Bradford 34 33 82 .402 30 60 .500 3 22 .136 9 25 .360 43 24 11 10 0 0 78
12 Terry Nooner 21 8 20 .400 4 8 .500 4 12 .333 1 2 .500 8 3 4 1 0 0 21
13 Joel Branstrom 22 7 12 .583 7 12 .583 0 0 6 14 .429 7 3 2 2 0 0 20
14 C.B. McGrath 25 6 13 .462 6 11 .545 0 2 .000 5 10 .500 23 19 5 0 0 0 17
15 Steve Ransom 21 6 16 .375 6 15 .400 0 1 .000 4 4 1.000 8 1 1 0 0 0 16

Per Game

Rk Player G MP FG FGA FG% 2P 2PA 2P% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Raef LaFrentz 36 28.9 7.3 12.4 .584 7.2 12.3 .590 0.0 0.2 .167 4.0 5.2 .761 9.3 0.7 0.9 1.3 1.8 2.7 18.5
2 Paul Pierce 36 28.1 6.0 12.3 .488 5.1 10.3 .492 0.9 2.0 .465 3.4 4.8 .717 6.8 2.1 1.7 0.8 3.0 2.7 16.3
3 Jerod Haase 36 3.9 7.9 .495 3.0 5.3 .557 0.9 2.6 .366 3.3 4.6 .705 3.7 3.1 1.9 0.1 0.0 0.0 12.0
4 Scot Pollard 28 25.1 3.4 6.4 .528 3.3 6.3 .525 0.0 0.0 1.000 3.5 5.0 .707 8.3 0.7 1.3 2.6 1.5 2.4 10.3
5 Jacque Vaughn 26 31.5 3.0 7.1 .427 2.3 5.0 .466 0.7 2.1 .333 3.4 4.3 .779 2.4 6.2 1.8 0.2 2.5 2.3 10.2
6 Billy Thomas 36 15.9 2.7 6.7 .401 0.7 1.8 .375 2.0 4.9 .410 0.3 0.4 .733 1.8 0.8 7.7
7 Ryan Robertson 36 18.2 1.4 3.3 .417 0.7 1.7 .419 0.7 1.6 .414 1.0 1.3 .804 1.5 2.8 0.4 0.2 1.3 1.8 4.5
8 Ashante Johnson 33 1.6 3.2 .500 1.6 3.2 .505 0.0 0.0 .000 0.5 1.0 .563 2.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 3.8
9 T.J. Pugh 36 1.3 2.5 .539 1.3 2.3 .573 0.0 0.2 .143 0.9 1.7 .517 2.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 3.6
10 Bj Williams 36 1.1 2.6 .424 1.1 2.5 .429 0.0 0.0 .000 0.6 1.4 .451 3.9 0.6 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 2.8
11 Nick Bradford 34 1.0 2.4 .402 0.9 1.8 .500 0.1 0.6 .136 0.3 0.7 .360 1.3 0.7 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 2.3
12 Terry Nooner 21 0.4 1.0 .400 0.2 0.4 .500 0.2 0.6 .333 0.0 0.1 .500 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0
13 Joel Branstrom 22 0.3 0.5 .583 0.3 0.5 .583 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.6 .429 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.9
14 Steve Ransom 21 0.3 0.8 .375 0.3 0.7 .400 0.0 0.0 .000 0.2 0.2 1.000 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.8
15 C.B. McGrath 25 0.2 0.5 .462 0.2 0.4 .545 0.0 0.1 .000 0.2 0.4 .500 0.9 0.8 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7

Per 40 Minutes

Rk Player G MP FG FGA FG% 2P 2PA 2P% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Raef LaFrentz 36 1041 10.0 17.2 .584 10.0 16.9 .590 0.0 0.2 .167 5.5 7.2 .761 12.9 1.0 1.3 1.8 2.5 3.7 25.6
2 Paul Pierce 36 1013 8.5 17.4 .488 7.2 14.6 .492 1.3 2.8 .465 4.9 6.8 .717 9.6 3.0 2.4 1.1 4.3 3.9 23.2
3 Billy Thomas 36 573 6.8 16.9 .401 1.7 4.5 .375 5.1 12.4 .410 0.8 1.0 .733 4.5 1.9 19.4
4 Scot Pollard 28 702 5.4 10.1 .528 5.3 10.1 .525 0.1 0.1 1.000 5.6 8.0 .707 13.2 1.1 2.0 4.2 2.4 3.9 16.4
5 Jacque Vaughn 26 820 3.9 9.0 .427 3.0 6.4 .466 0.9 2.6 .333 4.3 5.5 .779 3.0 7.9 2.2 0.2 3.1 2.9 12.9
6 Ryan Robertson 36 654 3.1 7.3 .417 1.6 3.8 .419 1.5 3.5 .414 2.3 2.8 .804 3.3 6.1 1.0 0.4 2.8 3.9 9.8
7 Nick Bradford 34 .402 .500 .136 .360
8 Joel Branstrom 22 .583 .583 .429
9 Jerod Haase 36 .495 .557 .366 .705
10 Ashante Johnson 33 .500 .505 .000 .563
11 C.B. McGrath 25 .462 .545 .000 .500
12 Terry Nooner 21 .400 .500 .333 .500
13 T.J. Pugh 36 .539 .573 .143 .517
14 Steve Ransom 21 .375 .400 .000 1.000
15 Bj Williams 36 .424 .429 .000 .451

Per 100 Poss

Rk Player G MP FG FGA FG% 2P 2PA 2P% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS ORtg DRtg
1 Nick Bradford 34 .402 .500 .136 .360
2 Joel Branstrom 22 .583 .583 .429
3 Jerod Haase 36 .495 .557 .366 .705
4 Ashante Johnson 33 .500 .505 .000 .563
5 Raef LaFrentz 36 1041 .584 .590 .167 .761
6 C.B. McGrath 25 .462 .545 .000 .500
7 Terry Nooner 21 .400 .500 .333 .500
8 Paul Pierce 36 1013 .488 .492 .465 .717
9 Scot Pollard 28 702 .528 .525 1.000 .707
10 T.J. Pugh 36 .539 .573 .143 .517
11 Steve Ransom 21 .375 .400 .000 1.000
12 Ryan Robertson 36 654 .417 .419 .414 .804
13 Billy Thomas 36 573 .401 .375 .410 .733
14 Jacque Vaughn 26 820 .427 .466 .333 .779
15 Bj Williams 36 .424 .429 .000 .451

Advanced

Rk Player G MP PER TS% eFG% 3PAr FTr PProd ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% OWS DWS WS WS/40 OBPM DBPM BPM
1 Raef LaFrentz 36 1041 .621 .585 .013 .421 10.7 4.5 4.5 8.9 .344
2 Paul Pierce 36 1013 .561 .525 .161 .392 17.1 2.8 4.1 6.9 .272
3 Scot Pollard 28 702 .589 .531 .006 .787 14.7 1.6 4.6 6.2 .354
4 Jerod Haase 36 .595 .554 .326 .582 0.0 2.7 2.9 5.6
5 Jacque Vaughn 26 820 .553 .476 .292 .611 21.1 1.3 2.2 3.5 .171
6 Bj Williams 36 .435 .424 .011 .554 0.0 -0.1 2.9 2.7
7 Ryan Robertson 36 654 .568 .517 .483 .383 24.5 0.9 1.3 2.2 .137
8 Billy Thomas 36 573 .558 .552 .736 .062 1.3 0.6 1.8 .129
9 T.J. Pugh 36 .545 .545 .079 .674 0.0 0.5 0.9 1.4
10 Ashante Johnson 33 .512 .500 .009 .302 0.0 0.3 0.8 1.1
11 Nick Bradford 34 .415 .421 .268 .305 0.0 -0.2 0.9 0.7
12 C.B. McGrath 25 .479 .462 .154 .769 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.4
13 Joel Branstrom 22 .536 .583 .000 1.167 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.2
14 Terry Nooner 21 .501 .500 .600 .100 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.2
15 Steve Ransom 21 .447 .375 .063 .250 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1