Kansas 72, Baylor 81 Postgame Notes
March 9, 2012
Kansas 72, Baylor 81
Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship Semifinals
March 9, 2012
–Drops Kansas 27-6 on the season.
–Gives the Jayhawks an 11-6 mark in games away from Allen Fieldhouse (8-2 in true road games and 3-4 in neutral floors).
–Makes KU 4-4 this season when trailing at halftime, including an 0-2 mark at the Sprint Center.
–Breaks KU’s seven game winning streak in the Big 12 tournament, dating back to the 2009-10 season.
–Drops Kansas to 62-24 in league tournament play and 32-8 at the Big 12 Championship.
–Makes KU 14-4 all-time at the Sprint Center, including 1-2 this season and 9-2 during the past three seasons.
–Makes KU 18-3 all-time against Baylor and 10-2 under Bill Self.
–Gives Bill Self a 264-52 record while at Kansas and 471-157 mark overall.
–Makes the Jayhawks 2,065-805 all-time.
Kansas Starters (Career/Season): C Jeff Withey (34/33); F Thomas Robinson (36/33); G Tyshawn Taylor (121/32); G Elijah Johnson (40/32); G Travis Releford (36/32).
–Kansas went on a 20-5 run during an eight minute stretch in the second half, which turned an 11 point Baylor lead into a two point Jayhawk advantage.
–A total of four Jayhawks (Thomas Robinson, Jeff Withey, Tyshawn Taylor and Elijah Johnson) were in double-digits, marking the 14th time this season, KU has had at least four players with ten or more points in a ball game.
— Robinson’s nine boards gives him 688 career rebounds moving him past Paul Moleski for sole possession of 15th place on the all-time KU list
–Senior guard Tyshawn Taylor turned in 20 points, marking his 30th double-figure scoring game of the season and the 74th of his career. It was also Taylor’s 12th game of the season with 20 or more points.
–Taylor’s 20 points moved him into sole possession of 19th place on the KU all-time scoring list, passing Tony Guy and Bud Stallworth with his 1,503 career points.
— Junior center Jeff Withey blocked five shots on the evening, which marks the 17th game of the season in which Withey has blocked three or more shots in a contest.
— His five blocks give him 108 for the season, which ranks second for a KU defender in a single season.