Jan. 25, 2011
Kansas 82, Colorado 78
January 25, 2011 – Boulder, Colo.
Kansas’ win at Colorado…
… Made Kansas 19-1 and 4-1 in Big 12 play.
… Improved Kansas to 5-0 in true road games this season and 9-0 in games away from Allen Fieldhouse.
… Gave Kansas its 16th-straight win against Colorado, and made the series 120-39 in favor of the Jayhawks.
… Improved KU’s all-time record versus CU to 114-35.
… Made Bill Self 221-44 while at Kansas, 428-149 all-time and 15-0 against Colorado.
… Made Kansas 2,022-797 all-time.
– Kansas is 38-6 following a loss under head coach Bill Self and has won 20-straight games following a loss.
– KU out-rebounded Colorado 37-23 and has topped its opponent on the boards in 16 of 20 games this season, including 10 of its last 12.
– The Jayhawks shot 50.9 percent from the field and have shot over 50 percent 13 times in 2010-11.
– Kansas’ 82 points were its most in Boulder since a 97-85 win on Jan. 5, 2002.
– Colorado shot 69.2 percent from the three-point arc, which was the highest three-point percentage by a KU opponent this season. CU was also the third-straight KU opponent to shoot 45 percent or better from beyond the arc.
– Freshman Josh Selby led Kansas with 17 points on a career-high-tying seven field goals. He has scored double-figure points seven times this season.
– Senior Brady Morningstar had a season high in points after just the first 20 minutes of the game. The guard recorded 11 points in the first half and finished with 14 for the contest.
– Morningstar’s four three-pointers were also a season high.
– Junior Markieff Morris led KU in rebounding for the 11th time this season pulling down 11 boards. He has 10-plus boards nine times on the year.
– Senior Tyrel Reed finished with 14 points, his fourth-straight game of 10-plus points and sixth time in the last seven contests.
– Reed also sank multiple three-pointers for the 13th time as he sank two shots from beyond the arc. He has made 14 three’s in his last four games.
– Junior Marcus Morris moved into a tie for 42nd on the Kansas career scoring chart with Kelly Knight (1980-84) as his 15 points versus Colorado gave him 1,057 career points.