Postgame Notes

Jan. 16, 2012

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Postgame Notes
Jan. 16, 2012

Kansas Starters (Career/Season): F Thomas Robinson (21/18); C Jeff Withey (19/18); G Tyshawn Taylor (106/17); G Elijah Johnson (26/18); G Travis Releford (22/18)

Kansas’ Win…
… Improved Kansas to 15-3 on the season
… Moved KU to 5-0 in conference play for the fourth time in the Bill Self era and for the seventh time in the 16-year history of the Big 12
… Extended KU’s home court winning streak to 16 games
… Gave KU its third-straight win over Baylor and 10th-straight over the Bears at Allen Fieldhouse
… Made the KU-BU series 17-2 in favor of KU, including 14-3 since the start of the Big 12 in 1996-97
… Improved the Jayhawks to 677-107 all time in Allen Fieldhouse, including 139-7 at home under Bill Self
… Moved the Jayhawks to 29-10 against foes since 2006-07 and 38-20 against the top 25 under Bill Self (since 2003-04)
… Made Bill Self 252-49 while at KU, 459-154 overall and 9-2 against Baylor (9-1 at Kansas)
… Improved KU to 2,053-802 all-time

Team Notes:
– Kansas’ 92 points were the most by the Jayhawks in a conference game since scoring 92 against Oklahoma State on Feb. 21 last season.
– KU’s 53 second-half points ties for the most in a half this season. KU also had 53 points in the first half against Towson.
– The Jayhawks’ 54.5 percent shooting from three-point range is the highest percentage since shooting 57.9 percent from beyond the arc against Missouri on Feb. 7 of last season.
– KU’s 20-point lead with 7:03 remaining in the game was the largest deficit Baylor has faced this season.
– Kansas put all five starters in double figures for the first time since the Big 12 Championship game last year against Texas.
– Baylor’s Pierre Jackson had 11 assists, which are the most by a KU opponent since D.J. Augustine had 13 dimes on March 3, 2007.

Individual Notes:
– Senior G Tyshawn Taylor matched a career-high with 28 points, giving him 20-plus points in back-to-back games for the first time in his career.
– Taylor’s 56 points combined points in consecutive games are the most since Sherron Collins scored 57 against North Dakota State (32) and Dayton (25) in the 2009 NCAA Tournament.
– Taylor also matched career highs in field goals (10) and three-point field goals (four).
– Thomas Robinson recorded his Big 12-leading 13th double-double of the year with 27 points and 14 rebounds. His 13 double-doubles ties him for 10th-most on KU’s single-season list with Markieff Morris (2011).
– Robinson’s double-double give him 18 for his career, which ties him for ninth on KU’s all-time list with Paul Mokeski.
– Taylor and Robinson combined for 55 points, which is the most combined by two players since Sherron Collins (32) and Cole Aldrich (23) also combined for 55 against North Dakota State on March 20, 2009.
– Robinson’s 11 field goals are a career high and the most by a Jayhawk this season.
– Robinson’s 13 defensive rebounds are the most by a Jayhawk in a conference game since Cole Aldrich had 14 against Missouri on Jan. 25, 2010.
– Senior C Jeff Withey also recorded a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds.
– It marks the fourth time this season that KU has had multiple players record double-doubles in the same game (vs. Duke, vs. Long Beach State, vs. Iowa State).
– Withey’s nine offensive rebounds are the most by a Jayhawk this season and the most since Marcus Morris had nine offensive boards against Oklahoma State on March 10 of last year.
– Withey’s nine offensive rebounds are the most in a conference regular season game since the 1988-89 season. It was last done by Nick Collison against Texas on Jan. 27, 2003.
– Taylor’s 28 points gives him 1,225 in his career, which moves him into sole possession of 32nd place on KU’s all-time list. He passed Jacque Vaughn (1,207), Greg Dreiling (1,209) and Scot Pollard (1,209).