Kansas Postgame Notes vs. Missouri
March 6, 2010
Kansas’ Win Over Missouri…
…Made KU 29-2 on the season overall and 15-1 in Big 12 play.
…Gave KU 15 league wins for fourth time in Big 12 history (15-1 in 1997; 15-1 in 1998; 16-0 in 2002).
…Made the Kansas all-time series with Missouri 169-94 in favor of KU.
…Tied the series in games played in Mizzou Arena at 3-3.
…Gave KU a 22-9 record against Missouri since the inception of the Big 12 in 1996-97.
…Made KU coach Bill Self 198-42 while at Kansas, 405-147 overall and 15-3 all-time against Missouri, 12-3 while at Kansas.
…Made KU 1,999-795 all-time.
— Marcus Morris posted a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds. It was his sixth of the season and eighth of his career.
— Marcus Morris’ 10 rebounds were one off his career-high and his most since grabbing 10 against Iowa State on Feb. 13.
— Marcus Morris’ 12 points were his most in the last five games. It was his 21st game in double figures of the season.
— Tyshawn Taylor led Kansas with 13 points. It was his 10th game of the season in double figures.
— Xavier Henry snapped a streak of seven games scoring in double figures. Henry took just six shots to score seven points.
— Henry had two blocks, his third multiple block game of the year.
— Kansas outrebounded (45-28) its opponent for the first time in the last three games. KU was outrebounded by 10 at Oklahoma State and by seven against Kansas State. In the first meeting with Missouri, Kansas outrebounded the Tigers 56-28
— Tyrel Reed’s 11 points marked his fifth game this season he scored in double figures. It was his highest total since posting a career-high 14 in the first meeting with Missouri earlier this season.
— Kansas was whistled for just 10 fouls, a season-low.
— Five Jayhawks (Collins, Taylor, Reed, Marcus Morris, Aldrich) scored in double figures which was the most in the last four outings.
— As a team, Kansas made just four of its first 14 shots (28.6 percent) in the game, but then made 13 of its next 20 (65 percent).
— After trailing 10-17, Kansas went on a 30-7 scoring run over the final 12 minutes of the first half including 16-0 in the last 4:08 of the half.
— Kansas used the starting lineup of Xavier Henry, Sherron Collins, Tyshawn Taylor, Marcus Morris and Cole Aldrich for the fifth straight game. The lineup was Kansas’ most-used starting five of the season with a record of 15-2.
— The win gave Kansas 1.5 points in the all sports Border Series competition with Missouri. KU now leads this year 11.5 to 11.