Sasha Kaun
Full Name: Alexander Kaun
Position: Center
Height/Weight: 6-11 / 250
Birthdate: May 8, 1985
High School: Florida Air Academy
College: Kansas
 

Kansas
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2004-05 27 2 30 56 .536 10 30 .333 0 0 .000 63 3 3 17 70 2.60
2005-06 33 29 104 185 .562 61 114 .535 0 0 .000 176 12 18 36 269 8.20
2006-07 35 28 88 166 .530 31 62 .500 0 0 .000 133 17 12 48 207 5.90
2007-08 40 6 109 176 .619 66 122 .541 0 0 .000 154 12 17 49 284 7.10
Totals 135 65 331 583 .568 168 328 .512 0 0 .000 526 44 50 150 830 6.10

Career Highlights: Shot .568 from the floor over his career. Tallied 830 points, 526 rebounds and 150 blocks. Helped lead Kansas to four straight Big 12 regular-season titles and the 2008 NCAA title.

Senior (2007-08): Big 12 All-Reserve Team (media). Played in all 40 games, averaging 7.1 points, 3.9 rebounds and 1.2 blocks (ninth in Big 12) in 17.7 minutes of action. Shot .619 from the floor and recorded 49 blocks on the season. Tied a career-high with three steals vs. Nebraska. Grabbed a season-high eight rebounds vs. Loyola (Md.). Had a season-high 15 points in 15 minutes vs. DePaul. Tied career-high with four blocks vs. UMKC.

Junior (2006-07): Started final 28 games of the season. Averaged 5.9 points and 3.8 rebounds. Ranked seventh in Big 12 in blocked shots (1.37 bpg). Recorded 48 blocked shots and shot .530 from the field. Scored in double figures in seven games, including a season-high 16 points vs. Oklahoma State in the Big 12 opener. Had six or more rebounds in seven games. Twice had a season-high nine rebounds, at Colorado and at Oklahoma. Registered 11 multi-blocked shots games, including four games with a career-high-tying four blocks. Led KU in scoring with 13 points at Iowa State (Jan. 13).

Sophomore (2005-06): Started 29 of 33 games. Averaged 8.2 points, 5.3 rebounds (20th in Big 12) and 1.09 blocks (10th). Led KU in rebounding 11 times and registered 19 games with five or more rebounds. Shot .562 from the floor. Scored six points and grabbed eight rebounds vs. Bradley in NCAA Tournament. Scored 31 points and had six blocks over three games in Big 12 Championship, including a 16-point effort against Oklahoma State. Recorded 10 points and seven rebounds in 20 minutes vs. Texas Tech. Opened season with career-highs of 25 points and 16 rebounds vs. Idaho State.

Freshman (2004-05): Voted by teammates as Most Improved Player. Played in 27 games. Scored a season-high 11 points with five rebounds at Villanova. Averaged 7.3 points and 5.8 rebounds in four games on the Kansas tour of British Columbia, Canada in Fall 2004.

Strengths: A physical presence on the inside. Plays with aggression and passion. Knows how to establish position. Team player with a great motor.

Personal: Three-time Academic All-Big 12 First Team selection.



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