Nov. 24, 2011
Duke 68, Kansas 61
November 23, 2011
KU’s Loss to Duke…
–Drops Kansas to 3-2 for the season.
–Makes the KU-Duke series 7-2 in favor of the Blue Devils.
–Make Kansas 9-6 all-time in the EA SPORTS Maui Invitational, including 3-3 under Bill Self.
–Makes Self 447-153 overall and 240-48 while at Kansas.
–Make KU 2,041-801 all-time.
–Senior G Tyshawn Taylor became the 54th player in Kansas history to score 1,000 points. He now ranks 52nd with 1,013 career points.
–Taylor has scored in double figures in six-consecutive games.
–Junior F Thomas Robinson notched his fifth-straight and 10th-career double-double (DD). His five straight DDS ties for third on the consecutive DDs list. He is the first Jayhawk to recvord five-straight DDs since Wayne Simien in 2005.
–Robinson has 10 career DDs, which ties for 23rd most in KU history.
–Thomas Robinson earned All-Tournament honors for the first time in his career.
–Junior C Jeff Withey collected his first-career double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds, both of which were career highs. He also hit six free throws, which was also a career high.
–Withey had five blocked shots in the Maui Invitational and leads KU with 11 rejections this season.
–Junior G Elijah Johnson has scored 10+ points in consecutive games for the first time in his career.
–Duke shot a season low 39.3 percent (22-56) from the field.
–Kansas outrebounded Duke 35-29. The Jayhawks have outrebounded each of their last four opponents.
–Kansas shot 85 percent (17-20) from the free throw line, its highest free throw percentage of the season.
–Kansas had four or more players in double figures for the first time since it had six Jayhawks score in double figures against Towson in the season opener.