Postgame Notes

Feb. 22, 2010

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Postgame Notes

Kansas 81, Oklahoma 68

February 22, 2010

Kansas’ victory against Oklahoma

…Makes Kansas 27-1 on the season, the best KU record since the 1996-97 team was 34-1

…Makes Kansas 13-0 in conference play for the first time since the 2002 KU team went 16-0

…Guarantees Kansas at least a share of its 53rd conference championship, 10th Big 12 regular-season title and sixth straight crown.

…Gives Kansas a 124-17 record from 2007-08-09-10, the best four-year record in the history of the program

…Gives Kansas its 13th-consequtive victory, one shy of its 14-0 start to the season

…Gives Kansas 13 league wins for the fifth-straight season, starting in 2001

…Extends the nation’s longest home court winning streak to 58 games

…Gives Kansas its sixth-straight victory against Oklahoma and makes the all-time series 135-64 in favor of KU

…Gives Kansas a 14-4 record against Oklahoma since the inception of the Big 12 in 1996-97

…Gives Kansas its 10th-straight victory against Oklahoma in Allen Fieldhouse and makes the series in Lawrence 41-7 in favor of KU

…Makes Kansas’ record in Allen Fieldhouse 17-0 this season, 111-6 under Bill Self and 649-106 all-time

…Makes Bill Self 196-41 while at Kansas, 403-146 overall and 7-3 all-time against Oklahoma, 7-1 while at Kansas

…Makes Kansas 1,997-794 all-time

Individual Notes

— Senior guard Sherron Collins and junior guard Brady Morningstar now hold the best four-year win total in Kansas basketball history with a 124-17 record from 2007-08-09-10.

— With 17 points, Collins now trails Kirk Hinrich by one point for a tie for ninth place on the KU all-time scoring list.

— Collins 17 points tied for his highest total since he scored 28 points against Baylor on January 20.

— Collins three three-point field goal attempts (208) tied him for sixth on the Kansas all-time three-point field goal attempt list with Terry Brown.

— Freshman guard Xavier Henry made his first eight field-goal attempts, two of those three-pointers.

— Henry scored more than 20 points for the second-straight game.

— Henry’s 23 points marked the fourth time he has scored 20 or more points this season and only the second time since Dec. 12.

— With 23 points, Henry moved into sixth place on the Jayhawk freshman season scoring list with 389 points.

— With two blocks, junior center Cole Aldrich extended his KU single-season block record to 105.

— Aldrich has gone four straight games with double digit rebounds, an average of 11 boards per contest.

— Sophomore guard Tyshawn Taylor started his second-consecutive game after coming off the bench for nine-straight contests.

Team Notes

— Kansas started the game on a 9-0 run before Oklahoma scored its first points with 13:26 remaining in the first half.

— Eight different KU players combined to score the Jayhawks first nine field goals.

— Kansas’ six turnovers tied for the fewest it has committed this season with an identical performance against Oakland on November 25.

— Six turnovers also marks the fewest in a conference game since February 13, 1999, against Texas Tech.

— Kansas shot 51.7 percent from the field, the 14th time the Jayhawks have shot better than 50 percent from the floor this season.

— Kansas will not play another Monday game this season, completing the regular season 4-0 on Monday.

— KU never trailed in the game.