Postgame Notes

Jan. 4, 2012

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Postgame Notes
Jan 4, 2012

KANSAS STARTERS (Career/Season): F Thomas Robinson (17/14); C Jeff Withey (15/14); G Tyshawn Taylor (102/13); G Elijah Johnson (22/14); G Travis Releford (18/14)

Kansas’ Win…
… Improved the Jayhawks to 11-3 on the season.
… Moved the all-time series between Kansas and Kansas State to 182-91 in favor of KU.
… Gave Kansas its 21st-straight conference-opening victory dating back to 1991-92
… Improved KU to 8-0 at home this season.
… Extended the Jayhawks’ home winning streak to 14 games.
… Made Kansas 675-107 all-time at Allen Fieldhouse, including 137-7 under Head Coach Bill Self.
… Made Self 248-49 at KU, 455-154 overall and 18-3 against Kansas State.
… Improved the Jayhawks to 2,049-802 all-time.

Kansas held Kansas State to a season-low 20 points in the first half, while the Wildcats also shot a season-low 27 percent from the field in the first half.
— It’s the fifth time this season the Jayhawks have held an opponent to under 21 points in the first half.
Kansas outrebounded Kansas State 50-26 on the night.
— The 26 rebounds were a season-low for the Wildcats.
— The 50 rebounds were the second-most this season.
— KU finished with a season-high 19 offensive rebounds.
— Kansas’ plus-24 on the glass was a season-high.
— The Jayhawks have outrebounded 13 of their 14 opponents this season.
— KU held KSU to a season-low 49 points for the game.
— It marked the fourth time this season KU has held an opponent under 50 points.
— KU also held the Wildcats to a season-low 31 percent from the field for the game.
— The Jayhawks held KSU to a season-low six assists on the night.

— Junior F Thomas Robinson recorded his Big 12-leading 10th double-double of the season with 15 points and 14 rebounds.
–Junior G Travis Releford recorded his first career double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds.
Junior G Elijah Johnson’s eight rebounds were a new career-high.
— Releford’s 16 points were also a career-high.
— Releford also made a career-high six field goals (6-for-10), while his 10 attempts tied a career-high.
— Releford’s five offensive rebounds tied a season-high, which he established in KU’s last game versus North Dakota.
— Junior C Jeff Withey recorded six blocks, which is the third time this season he has recorded six or more.
— Withey has 14 blocks in his last four games and at least one block in 12 of 14 games this season.
— Senior G Conner Teahan has made at least one three-pointer in nine-straight games and 12 of the 14 games this season.
— Senior G Tyshawn Taylor recorded one steal, which moved him into a tie for 21st place (Brady Morningstar) with 133 career steals.