Postgame Notes

Jan. 10, 2010

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Postgame Notes

at No. 16/15 Tennessee 76. No. 1 Kansas 68

January 10, 2010

Kansas‘ loss at Tennessee…

… Drops Kansas to 14-1.

… Ties the KU-Tennessee series 1-1.

… Makes Kansas 5-2 against the SEC in the Bill Self era and 29-30 all-time against the conference.

… Makes Kansas 1-1 against ranked foes this season.

… Makes head coach Bill Self 183-41 while at Kansas, 390-146 overall and 1-1 against Tennessee.

… Makes Kansas 1,984-794 all-time.

Game Notes

— KU shot its second-lowest field goal percentage of the season making just 37.7 percent of its shots. Conversely, Tennessee shot 48.1 percent from the floor, the best shooting percentage by a KU opponent this season.

–Kansas has a season-low three steals.

–The Jayhawks’ 68 points were its second-lowest point total this season.

–Tennessee head coach Bruce Pearl is 36-2 in non-conference home games.

–Junior Cole Aldrich pulled down a season-high 18 rebounds for his ninth outing with 10-plus boards. Included in those 12 rebounds were a season-high eight offensive boards.

–Aldrich had 12 rebounds in the first half alone to mark the most rebounds in a half by a Jayhawk since Nick Collinson pulled down 13 rebounds in the second half versus Syracuse on April 7, 2003.

–Aldrich also added four blocked shots in the game for his 14th game with three or more blocks.

–Senior Sherron Collins scored in double figures for the third-straight game and 12th time this season as he finished with a team-best 22 points. Collins also attempted a season-high 20 field goals.

–Freshman Xavier Henry recorded double-digit points for the third-straight game and 14th time this season. He scored all 10 of his points in the second half.

–Sophomore Tyshawn Taylor dished out a three assists. He has three-plus assists in seven of his last eight games and 10 times this season. He also attempted a season-high 11 field goals.

-Junior Tyrel Reed hit a three-pointer at the end of the first half to tie the score. He has at least one trey in each of the last six games.