Postgame Notes - at Iowa State

Jan. 28, 2012

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Postgame Notes

January 28, 2012

KANSAS STARTERS (Career/Season Starts): C Jeff Withey (22/21); F Thomas Robinson (24/21); G Tyshawn Taylor (109/20); G Elijah Johnson (29/21); G Travis Releford (25/21)

Kansas’ Loss…

… Drops Kansas to 17-4 on the season and 7-1 in Big 12 play

… Ends KU’s 10-game winning streak

… Ends KU’s seven-game road winning streak, which dates back to last season

… Stops KU’s 13-game winning streak against Iowa State, which dates back to the 2004-05 season

… Made the KU-ISU series 171-59 in favor of Kansas, including 24-8 since the start of the Big 12 in 1996-97

… Made Bill Self 461-155 overall, 254-50 at KU and 16-3 all-time against Iowa State, including 15-3 while at Kansas

… Dropped KU to 2,055-803 all-time

Team Notes

– KU’s starting lineup of Jeff Withey, Thomas Robinson, Tyshawn Taylor, Elijah Johnson and Travis Releford has been used 20 times in 21 games this season.

– Kansas used a 10-0 run in the later stages of the first half to take its first lead at 3:32.

– Kansas trailed 37-34 at the half, marking just the fifth time in 21 games that the Jayhawks have been behind at the intermission. KU is 3-2 in those games.

– Iowa State outrebounded Kansas 36-23. It was the fewest rebounds by Kansas since securing 23 boards at Kansas State on Feb. 14 of last season.

– It was also the first time that KU has been outrebounded by 10 or more since being outdone 36-26 at Oklahoma State on Feb. 27, 2010.

– KU’s five offensive rebounds are the fewest in a game this season.

– The Jayhawk defense forced 19 Iowa State turnovers, the most forced by KU against a conference opponent this season.

– KU put all five starters in double figures for just the second time this season. KU also accomplished this against Baylor.

– The Jayhawks shot 48.0 percent from the field compared to just 44.4 percent for Iowa State. KU has shot a higher percentage than all but two opponents this season.

Individual Notes

– Senior G Tyshawn Taylor recorded his first double-double of the season and second of his career with 16 points and 10 assists.

– Taylor’s 10 assists in the game, marked his highest career total in a conference game.

– Junior F Thomas Robinson recorded seven rebounds – all on the defensive glass. It marked the second time this season that Robinson has failed to secure an offensive board (at USC).

– Taylor’s 16 points moved him into sole possession of 30th place on KU’s all-time scoring list with 1,280 points. He broke a tie with Jerod Haase (1,264).

– Taylor’s 10 assists moved him into a tie for ninth-place on KU’s all-time list with Kevin Pritchard (499).

– Taylor’s two steals give him 144 in his career, moving him ahead of Ryan Robertson (143) for 20th on KU’s all-time list.