Kansas 63, Oklahoma State 62 Postgame Notes

March 10, 2011

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Kansas Postgame Notes

Kansas 63, Oklahoma State 62

March 10, 2011

Kansas’ Win Over Oklahoma State…

…Made Kansas 30-2 and gave KU 30 victories for the fourth time in the last five seasons.

…Improved KU to 14-1 in Big 12 Championship first games (1-0 first round, 13-1 quarterfinals).

…Gave KU a 104-53 lead in the all-time series versus Oklahoma State.

…Made Kansas 14-2 in Big 12 play and give KU 14 victories in league play for the third-straight season and eighth time in Big 12 history.

…Advanced the Jayhawks to the conference tourney semifinals for the 13th time in Big 12 history and 31st time overall.

…Improved Kansas to 59-23 in league tournament play, including a 29-7 mark at the Big 12 Championship.

…Made Kansas 2-0 at the Sprint Center this season.

…Made KU 14-1 in games away from Allen Fieldhouse (9-1 in true road games and 5-0 on neutral floors).

…Made Bill Self 232-45 while at Kansas, 439-150 all-time and 24-8 in conference tournament play, including a 15-3 during his time with the Jayhawks.

…Make Kansas 2,033-798 all-time.


– Kansas’ starting five was Brady Morningstar, Tyrel Reed, Elijah Johnson, Markieff Morris and Marcus Morris for the fourth time in the last five games, with the lone exception being Senior Night versus Texas A&M (March 2).

– Marcus Morris led KU in scoring for the fifth straight game with 16 points. It was his 30th double-figure scoring game on the season.

– Marcus Morris had his seventh double-double of the season with 16 points and 11 rebounds. It was his 16th double-double of his career and second in his last two games. He is averaging 18.5 points and 10.5 rebounds in wins over Missouri and Oklahoma State.

– Marcus Morris’ 16 points moved him into 29th place on the Kansas all-time scoring chart with 1,268. He passed Jerod Haase who finished his KU career with 1,264 points.

– Brady Morningstar finished the game with 11 points, including nine in the second half of play. Morningstar now has six double-figure scoring games on the season, however, this was his first since scoring 16 points versus Colorado on Feb. 19.

– Markieff Morris reached double-figure scoring for the 26th time this season with 10 points.

– Marcus Morris is now 20th on the KU all-time rebounding chart with 613 caroms. He passed four former Jayhawks with his 11 rebounds Thursday, including Kenny Gregory (603), Pierre Russell (607), Richard Scott (607) and Darnell Jackson (612).

– Morningstar tallied four assists and just one turnover in 36 minutes giving him 64 assists and just 15 miscues in his last 17 games.

– Kansas moved to 26-0 on the season when out-rebounding its opponent. KU out-rebounded OSU 42-36, including an 18-8 advantage on the offensive glass.

– Kansas had zero blocked shots for the third time this season and the second-straight game (also vs. Michigan and Missouri).