Postgame Notes vs. Colorado

Feb. 20, 2010

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Postgame Notes

Kansas 94, Colorado 74

February 20, 2010

Kansas‘ Win Over Colorado

…Makes Kansas 26-1 on the season, the best KU record since the 1996-1997 team was 34-1.

…Makes Kansas 12-0 in conference play for the first time since the 2002 KU team went 16-0.

…Gives Kansas its 12th-straight victory.

…Gives Kansas 12 league wins for the 10th-straight season starting in 2001.

…Extended the nation’s longest home court winning streak to 57 games.

…Makes Kansas’ all-time record 1,996-794.

…Gives Kansas its 15th-straight win over Colorado and makes the all-time series 119-39 in Kansas’ favor.

…Gives Kansas a 28-1 record against Colorado since the inception of the Big 12 in 1996-1997.

…Gives Kansas its 27th-straight win against Colorado in Allen Fieldhouse, and makes the series in Lawrence 60-7 in favor of KU.

…Makes Kansas’ record in Allen Fieldhouse 16-0 this season, 110-6 under Bill Self, and 648-106 all time.

…Makes Bill Self 195-41 while at Kansas, 402-146 overall, and 14-0 all-time against Colorado.

Individual Notes

— Freshman guard Xavier Henry scored 24 points for his third-best total of the season and most in his last 18 games.

— With 24 points, Henry moved intoeighthplace on the Jayhawk freshmen season scoring list with 366 points this year.

— Henry moved into eighth place on the Kansas freshmen free throw list with 70 this year.

— Henry moved into third place on the Kansas freshmen three-point field goals list, passing Brandon Rush. Henry now has 52on the year.

— Henry’s six rebounds were two shy of his season high of eight vs. California.

— Junior center Cole Aldrich moved into 12th place on the Jayhawk career rebounding list with 10 total rebounds to give him 779. He passed Greg Osterag, who had 770 in his career.

— With five blocks, Aldrich became the first Jayhawk to block more than 100 shots in a season as he now has 103.

— With 17 points, and 10 rebounds, Aldrich recorded his 35th career and 13th season double-double.

— Senior guard Sherron Collins became the ninth Jayhawk to make 80 three-pointers in a season as he made three today. He now has exactly 80 made this year.

— Collins handed out seven assists which were one shy of his season high of eight vs. Radford.

— Sophomore guard Tyshawn Taylor’s 17 points were one shy of his season high of 18 vs. Tennessee Tech earlier this year. It marked the second time in the last 11 games he scored in double figures.

— Taylor handed out six assists, just one shy of his season-high of seven vs. California. It is the fifth time this year he has handed out six or more assists.

— Taylor started for the first time since the 17th game of the season against Texas Tech (nine straight games off the bench).

Team Notes

— Kansas’ 94 points were its most in the last 18 games and tied for the fifth most this season.

— KU’s nine three-pointers made were its most in the last seven games.

— KU’s plus-15 rebounding margin (40-25) was its third-biggest this season (30 vs. Alcorn State and 28 vs. Missouri).

— KU committed 18 turnovers for its most in the last seven games.

— KU’s 54.7 field goal percentage was its best in the last 11 games as well as the first time KU shot better than 50 percent from the field in the last six contests.

— KU outscored Colorado 48-20 in the paint on the day and limited the Buffaloes to just four fast-break points.

— KU never trailed in the game.