Postgame Notes

Jan. 29, 2011

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Postgame Notes

Kansas 90, Kansas State 66

Lawrence, Kan. – Jan. 29, 2011

KU’s Win over Kansas State…

… Made Kansas 20-1 and 5-1 in the Big 12. The win also gave the Jayhawks their 22nd consecutive 20-win season.

… Gave KU its sixth-straight win over K-State, dating back to Jan. 30, 2008. The Jayhawks improved to 181-90 all-time against the Wildcats.

… Gave the Jayhawks their fifth-straight win over Kansas State in Allen Fieldhouse and improved KU to 41-18 all-time against the Wildcats in the building.

… Improved KU to 34-2 against the Wildcats during the Big 12 era (since 1997).

… Moved Kansas to 11-1 in Allen Fieldhouse this season, 662-107 all-time and 124-7 under Bill Self.

… Improved Kansas Head Coach Bill Self 222-44 with the Jayhawks, 429-149 all-time and 17-2 against Kansas State.

… Made KU 2,023-797 all-time.

Game Notes:

– KU’s 90 points were the most the team has scored in a conference game since it tallied 94 against Colorado in a 94-74 win on Feb. 20 of last season.

– The Jayhawks’ 24-point margin of victory over Kansas State is the highest in the series since a 97-70 KU win at Allen Fieldhouse on Feb. 7, 2007.

– Kansas State’s 19.4 percent shooting from the field in the first half was the lowest by a Kansas opponent in a conference game since Colorado shot 17.9 percent in the first half of a Jan. 25, 2004 game.

– Kansas scored six of its first eight field goals in the second half in the paint. The Jayhawks opened the second stanza 8-for-8 from the field.

– The Jayhawks scored 34 points in the paint in the second half, compared to just 14 for Kansas State.

– Kansas F Markieff Morris’ 20 points were his career high in a Big 12 game, and marked the third time this season he has scored at least 20 points in a game.

– Sophomore forward Thomas Robinson scored 17 points, which were his highest career total in a Big 12 game.

– The Jayhawks had five players score in double figures, marking the first time the team has had at least five in double digits since the UMKC game on Jan. 5, 2011.

– Kansas G Josh Selby went 3-for-3 on three-pointers, which matched the highest percentage by a Jayhawk this season with at least three makes.

– Kansas State G Jacob Pullen shot 10 three-point field goals, which tied for the most three-point shots attemptes by a Kansas opponent this season.

– Kansas tied a season low with 11 three-point field goal attempts.

– Kansas State’s 19 offensive rebounds tied for the most by a Jayhawk opponent this season (Nebraska also had 19 offensive boards on Jan. 15).

– Marcus Morris’ 10 points give him 1,067 in his career, which moves him into 40th all-time in career points at Kansas. He passed Otto Schnellbacher (1,062) and Rex Walters (1,064).

– Tyrel Reed’s three three-point attempts give him 354 for his career and tie him for 14th on the all-time list with Ryan Robertson.

– Tyshawn Taylor’s two assists give him 328 in his career and move him into 17th place on the all-time list, passing Tony Guy (327).

– Marcus Morris is shooting 60.4 percent from the field this season (130-for-215), which has him eighth in single-season field goal percentage in team history if the season ended today.