Postgame Notes

Nov. 26, 2010

Recap | Box Score

Postgame Notes

Kansas 98, Ohio 41

November 26, 2010

Kansas‘s win over Ohio…

– Gives Kansas a 5-0 record for the second-straight season and fourth time under head coach Bill Self.

– Makes the all-time record versus Ohio 3-0, all neutral sites, in favor of the Jayhawks.

– Makes Kansas 7-0 all-time in the Las Vegas Invitational.

– Improves head coach Bill Self to 2-0 versus Ohio, both while at KU, 207-43 at Kansas and 414-148 overall.

– Makes KU 2,008-796 all-time.

Team Notes

– Kansas employed the starting lineup of Tyshawn Taylor, Brady Morningstar, Tyrel Reed, Markieff Morris and Marcus Morris for the third-straight game.

– Ohio became the third opponent to score less than 50 points this season. The Bobcats’ 41 points tie the lowest point total by a Jayhawk foe in 2010-11 (Texas A&M-Corpus Christi also scored 41).

– Ohio also became the second KU opponent without a three-point field goal this season going 0-for-18 from three-point land. North Texas went 0-for-12 from beyond the arc.

– The Bobcats’ 23.7 percent field goal shooting percentage was the lowest by a KU foe this season.

– The Jayhawks opened the second half with a 17-2 run in just over the first five minutes of play to take a commanding 60-22 lead and later scored 19 unanswered points with just over seven minutes to go.

– Marcus Morris scored a career-high-tying 26 points for his third contest with 20-plus points this season. He hit a season-high 11 field goals in the process and has recorded double-digit points in all five contests so far this season.

– Jeff Withey finished with career highs in minutes, free throws and rebounds. The 7-foot center logged 15 minutes of floor time, hit five free throws and pulled down eight rebounds.

– Travis Releford scored a career-high 13 points behind a personal-best three-point field goals in his first game with multiple treys.

– Junior Markieff Morris hit seven of eight free throws to tie a career high. Markieff also tied a team-high eight rebounds. He has led the team or tied for the team lead in rebounds in four of five game this season.

– Senior Brady Morningstar hit two three-pointers versus Ohio, his first game with multiple treys this season.

– Jordan Juenemann played a career-high eight minutes and scored a season-high five points.