Postgame Notes

Feb. 6, 2010

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Postgame Notes

Kansas 75, Nebraska 64

February 6, 2010

Kansas‘ Win Over Nebraska…

…Makes Kansas 22-1 on the season, the same record it had during the 2007-08 NCAA National Championship season.

…Makes Kansas 8-0 in conference play for the second-straight season.

…Extends the nation’s longest home court winning streak to 55 games, which ties the second longest in KU history.

…Give Kansas its 15th-straight win against Nebraska.

…Makes the KU-NU series 168-71 in favor of Kansas, including an 87-23 KU advantage in Lawrence and 50-7 in Allen Fieldhouse.

…Gives Kansas a 28-3 record against Nebraska since the inception of the Big 12 in 1996-97.

…Makes Kansas 14-0 in Allen Fieldhouse this season, 109-6 under Bill Self and 647-106 all-time in the facility.

…Makes Bill Self 191-41 while at Kansas, 398-146 overall and 17-1 all-time against Nebraska, 15-1 while at Kansas.

…Makes Kansas 1,992-794 all-time.


–After Kansas led 37-33 at halftime, Nebraska came back and took a 43-39 lead marking the first time KU has blown its lead at halftime.

–KU went on a 28-5 run in the second half over a 10:35 span to take a 67-48 lead with 5:13 left in the game.

–Freshman center Jeff Withey recorded a career-high two blocks, six rebounds and four free throw attempts. Previously, Withey had one block and five rebounds versus Iowa State on January 23 and two free throw attempts versus Missouri on January 25.

–Junior guard Brady Morningstar dished out four assists, marking the 10th game he has dished out three assists or more in 13 games.

–Sophomore forward Marcus Morris scored 20 points marking the eighth-straight game he has scored 13 or more points and 14th contest where he has scored in double-digits. Morris also grabbed 11 rebounds, marking his sixth career double-double and fourth this season.

–Senior guard Sherron Collins tallied 17 points marking the ninth time he has scored in double-digits in the last 12 games. With his four three-pointers, Collins moves into fourth place with 208 in Kansas’ career three-point field goals made list to pass Brandon Rush (2006-08).

–Collins also dished out six assists, moving him into ninth place with 489 on Kansas’ career assists list past Ryan Robertson (1996-99).

–Nebraska’s 58.8 percent from the arc is the most by a Kansas opponent in a conference game since Iowa State shot 60 percent (3-of-5) on February 18, 2002.

–Nebraska erased a nine point lead at the 11:37 mark, the biggest lead blown by Kansas this season.