Postgame Notes

Jan. 16, 2010

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Postgame Notes

Kansas 89, Texas Tech 63

January 16, 2010

Kansas‘ win over Texas Tech…

…Makes Kansas 16-1 on the season.

…Makes Kansas 2-0 in conference play for the fourth-straight season.

…Makes the series with Texas Tech 18-4 in favor of KU, including 11-0 in games played in Lawrence (all in Allen Fieldhouse).

…Extends the nation’s longest home court winning streak to 52 games.

…Makes Bill Self 184-41 while at Kansas, 391-146 overall and 5-6 all-time against Texas Tech, 4-3 while at Kansas.

…Makes Kansas 11-0 in Allen Fieldhouse this season.

…Gives KU an all-time record of 644-106 in Allen Fieldhouse, including a 106-6 record under Bill Self.

…Makes Kansas 1,986-794 all-time.


–The national anthem was sung by eight-year-old Paige Padgett, granddaughter of former Jayhawk men’s basketball player Gary Padgett (1954-55).

–Texas Tech’s 18 points in the first half tie for the third-lowest this season by a Kansas opponent.

–Kansas held Texas Tech to 32.8 percent shooting from the field and has held 13 of 17 opponents this season to under 40 percent from the field.

–Kansas has won by 25 or more points 10 times this season.

–The Jayhawks grabbed 19 offensive rebounds, marking the second-most offensive boards this year. KU previously grabbed 23 rebounds against Alcorn State on Dec. 2, 2009.

–KU’s bench has outscored its opponents’ bench in 13 of 17 games this season. The Jayhawk bench scored 28 points compared to 21 points for the TTU bench.

–Junior center Cole Aldrich finished with seven rebounds. Aldrich now has 680 career rebounds and is tied with Paul Mokeski (1977-79) for 14th place on KU’s all-time rebounding list.

–Junior guard Tyrel Reed recorded a career-high three steals.

–The Red Raiders’ 63 total points tie for their second fewest points scored in a game so far this season.

–Freshman guard Xavier Henry moved past Paul Pierce into eighth place on the KU freshman list for three-point field goals made with 36. Kevin Pritchard (1987) is No. 7 with 40.

–Junior guard Brady Morningstar tallied a season-high eight points. His previous high was seven against California on Dec. 22, 2009.

–Senior guard Sherron Collins recorded nine points, moving him past Wayne Simien into 12th place on KU’s all-time scoring list.