Kansas-Washington Postgame Notes

Nov. 24, 2008

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Kansas Postgame Notes

Kansas 73, Washington 54

Kansas‘ win over Washington…

… Made Kansas 3-0 for the second-straight season and third time under head coach Bill Self.

… Marked KU’s fourth-straight win over Washington and made the all-time series 8-1 in favor of the Jayhawks.

… Marked Kansas’ 28th-straight regular season win in Kansas City and improved the Jayhawks to 5-0 in the Sprint Center.

… Improved Kansas head coach Bill Self’s record to 145-32 at KU and 352-137 overall. It also made Self 1-0 all-time versus Washington.

… Made Kansas 1,946-785 all-time.


– Kansas used the starting line-up of Sherron Collins, Brady Morningstar, Tyshawn Taylor, Marcus Morris and Cole Aldrich for the first time this season.

– KU recorded 10 blocks in the win, the most this season. KU’s 10 blocks also ties last season’s team high for blocks in a game.

– The Jayhawks also recorded a season-low 10 turnovers. Their previous season low was 15 versus UMKC on Nov. 16.

– Sherron Collins led the Jayhawks in scoring with 18 points. It marked the third-straight game Collins has led the team in scoring.

-Collins’ 18 points marked the 38th time in his career he has scored in double figures, including four-straight games.

– Cole Aldrich set a new career-best with six blocks. Aldrich had previously recorded four blocks versus North Carolina on April 5, 2008.

– Aldrich also posted collected a career-best 16 points. His previous career-high was 13 points versus UMKC on Nov. 16.

– Tyshawn Taylor recorded a career high 10 points. Taylor’s previous career best was seven versus UMKC on Nov. 16.

– Taylor also set new career marks in field goals made (4) and field goals attempted (5).

– Marcus Morris set a new career mark with 13 points in the win. His previous high was five points in his last outing versus Florida Gulf Coast.

– Marcus Morris made a career best six field goals on a career-high nine attempts.

– Markieff Morris collected a career-best three blocks for the Jayhawk defense. He now has five blocks in three games.

– Kansas has held all three of its opponents to 56 points or below on the season. The Jayhawks gave up 56 to UMKC in the season-opener.

– The Jayhawks were out-rebounded for the first time on the season as UW won the rebounding battle 43-34. Washington was especially strong on the offensive glass, pulling down 21 rebounds. UW’s Jon Brockman led all rebounders with 18 caroms.