March 2, 2011
Kansas 64, Texas A&M 51
March 2, 2011
… Improved KU to 28-2 on the year and gives KU 28 wins for the fourth time in the last five seasons.
… Makes KU 13-2 in Big 12 play and gives KU 13 Big 12 wins for the sixth-straight year and ninth time in Big 12 history.
… Marks KU’s its sixth straight win against Texas A&M.
… Improved KU’s record to 17-1 in the series.
… Bill Self improved to 9-3 coaching against Texas A&M, including a 9-1 mark while at Kansas.
… Improved KU’s record to 16-1 at Allen Fieldhouse this season.
… Gives KU 2,031 victories all-time.
… Gives KU at least a share of the Big 12 regular season title for the seventh-straight season.
… Since 1983-84, Kansas has won 27-straight home finales, including 26 consecutive Senior Days.
– KU held Texas A&M to just 51 total points. The 51 points are the fewest points scored by a Big 12 opponent since Texas Tech had 51 points on March 3, 2008.
– KU went scoreless in a span of 5:50 in the first half. Both teams combined for just 11 total points halfway through the first half.
– KU went on an 11-2 run in a span of four minutes in the second half to pull away from the Aggies.
– Senior Mario Little made his first start of the season and fourth career start (Senior Night).
– Tyshawn Taylor returned to the court for the first time since Feb. 19 versus Colorado. He missed the last two games due to suspension.
– Senior Tyrel Reed tied with fellow senior Brady Morningstar for a team-high four steals. The four steals move Reed into a tie with Mark Randall for 26th all-time for career steals (108).
– Morningstar moved into a tie for 18th place with Aaron Miles and Jacque Vaughn for career three-point field goals made (103).
– Marcus and Markieff Morris tied for a team-high 13 points. Marcus has scored in double-figures in 28 of the 30 games this season.
– Markieff has scored in double-figures in 24 of the 30 games this season and also scored his 800th career point. He now has 812 points for his career.