Postgame Notes

Jan. 2, 2010

Recap | Box Score

Postgame Notes

Kansas 84, at Temple 52

January 2, 2010

Kansas‘ win at Temple…

… Makes Kansas 13-0 for the third time in the Bill Self era (14-0 in 2004-05, 20-0 in 2007-08).

… Gives Kansas its second-straight win against Temple, making the series 7-3 in favor of the Jayhawks.

… Makes Bill Self 182-40 while at Kansas, 389-145 overall and 3-0 all-time against Temple.

… Makes Kansas 1,983-793 all-time.

Game Notes

–Kansas shot 54.5 percent from the field versus Temple to mark the sixth-straight contest KU has shot over 50 percent and 10th time this season.

–KU shot a season-high 89.5 percent (17-for-19) from the free throw line. It is the highest percentage by the Jayhawks with at least 10 attempts since KU shot 95 percent (19-of-20) versus Colorado on Jan. 31, 2009.

–The Jayhawks’ 32-points victory is KU’s eighth win by 30 or more points.

–KU’s 40 first half points were the most points scored in a half by a Temple opponent this season.

–Kansas scored 84 points against a team that was leading the nation in defense giving up just 54.2 ppg.

–Temple’s 22.6 percent field goal shooting in the first half was the third-worst shooting percentage by a KU opponent this season.

–Temple scored just 16 points in the paint, the second fewest points scored in the lane by a KU opponent this season.

–Senior Sherron Collins scored in double figures for the 10th time this season as he finished with 14 points to move into 17th place on KU’s all-time scoring list passing Ron Kellogg with 1,509 career points. Collins also became the 18th player in KU history to reach 1,500 points in his career.

–Marcus Morris reached double-digit points for the fourth-straight contest as he scored 13 points in front of his hometown.

–Junior Cole Aldrich posted his third straight and sixth double-double of the season with 10 points and a team-high 10 rebounds. Aldrich has led the team on the boards 10 times this year and has 10 or more caroms in each of the last four games and eight times this season.

–Aldrich added three blocks to his stat line and has at least three rejections in his last fifth games.

–Sophomore Tyshawn Taylor pulled down a season-high tying five rebounds.

–freshman C.J. Henry scored six points in just seven minutes of play.

–Junior Tyrel Reed recorded three rebounds to tie a season high.