Postgame Notes

Nov. 23, 2010

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Postgame Notes

Kansas 82, Texas A&M Corpus Christi 41

Nov. 23, 2010

Kansas‘ win over Texas A&M Corpus Christi‚Ķ

-Extended the nation’s longest home court winning streak to 63 games, which also sets an all-time school record

-Made KU 4-0 for the third time in four years and for the fourth time overall under head coach Bill Self

-Established a 1-0 record against TAMCC

-Improved KU to 3-0 all-time against Southland Conference opponents

-Improved head coach Bill Self to 206-43 while at KU and 413-148 for his career

-Improved Kansas to 655-106 all-time in Allen Fieldhouse, including 117-6 under Bill Self

-Made Kansas 2,007-796 all-time, keeping Kansas tied with North Carolina for the second-most wins in NCAA history

Game Notes:

-Kansas used the starting line-up of Tyshawn Taylor, Brady Morningstar, Tyrel Reed, Markieff Morris and Marcus Morris for the second-straight game.

-Kansas had eight dunks by five different players during the first half, including three within a one minute stretch. (Marcus and Markieff Morris, Elijah Johnson, Thomas Robinson with three and Travis Releford with two).

-During an 11-minute stretch in the first half, KU made nine-straight shots and 11-of-12 during a 25-9 run over the Islanders.

-KU also had a runs of 14-0 and 18-0 during the game.

-The 17 first-half points scored by Texas A&M CC tie the lowest point total KU has allowed an opponent all season. Valparaiso also scored 17 in the first half of their Nov. 15 game.

-Kansas prevented opponents from scoring a three point basket for four straight halves dating back to the Valparaiso game. Texas A&M Corpus Christi hit a three-point field goal to break the drought in the second half.

-Brady Morningstar tied his career high with four steals, which he’s done three previous times and two games in a row.

– Tyshawn Taylor recorded nine assists, which was two shy of a career high. Coming into the night, he ranked second in the Big 12 with 7.0 assists per game.

-Kansas had ten blocked shots by six different players, including two by Jeff Withey and Mario Little which both equaled a career highs. The last time KU had double-digits in blocked shots was against Lehigh during last year’s opening round of the NCAA tournament with 11.

-Elijah Johnson had a season-high seven assists, which was two shy of his career high of nine.

-Travis Releford logged a career high with 11 points, besting his previous total of nine.

-Thomas Robinson scored 15 points in just 16-minutes of play and was one shy of tying his career high of 16 points.

-Four Kansas players scored double digits for only the second time this season. KU had five score over 10-pts in their 113-75 season opening victory over Longwood.

-The two free throws made by Texas A&M CC are the fewest by a KU opponent since Winston-Salem St. made just one in a game on Dec. 19, 2006.

-The Islanders six free-throw attempts were the fewest by a KU opponent since Northern Arizona had the same amount on Nov. 21, 2007.

-The 41 points Texas A&M CC scored were the lowest an opponent has scored in the Fieldhouse since the 31 Alcorn State scored on Dec. 2, 2009.