Nov. 30, 2011
KANSAS 77, FLORIDA ATLANTIC 54
Nov. 30, 2011
… Made the Jayhawks 4-2 on the season
… Gave KU a 2-0 record in the series with Florida Atlantic
… Improved the Jayhawks to 2-0 at home this season
… Gave Kansas a 669-107 all-time record in Allen Fieldhouse, including 131-7 under head coach Bill Self
… Made Bill Self 241-48 while at KU and 448-153 for his career
… Improved KU to 2,042-801 all-time
–During a five-minute stretch in the first half, KU outscored FAU by a 17-2 margin to stretch a three-point lead to 18.
–The Jayhawks’ 53 rebounds were the team’s highest total of the season and most since securing 56 boards against Missouri on Jan. 25, 2010.
–KU’s 13 blocked shots were the most in a game since the Jayhawks had a school-record 15 blocks against Toledo on Dec. 9, 2006.
–Florida Atlantic’s 32.3 percent shooting from the field was the lowest of the season by a KU opponent, while the Owls’ 23.5 percent shooting from beyond the arc was also a season low for a Jayhawk opponent.
–The Jayhawks collected 25 points from the foul line, which was a season high.
–KU forced just 10 turnovers, which was a season low.
–Junior F Thomas Robinson recorded his sixth-straight game with a double-double scoring 19 points and 17 rebounds. It marked the longest streak of consecutive double-doubles to open a KU season.
–Robinson secured 17 rebounds against FAU, which set a career high. His 16 boards were the most by a Jayhawk since Cole Aldrich’s 18 rebounds against Texas Tech on March 11, 2010.
–His 13 defensive rebounds were also the most since Aldrich had 15 against Texas Tech in 2010.
–Over his last two games, Robinson has grabbed 32 rebounds.
–Robinson went 11-of-13 from the free throw line, which set career highs in both categories.
–Robinson’s 84.6 percentage from the foul line was his career best in games which he’s attempted at least six free throws.
–Robinson’s four blocked shots matched a career high.
–Senior G Tyshawn Taylor scored 18 points, giving him double-figures in all six games this season. It matches Taylor’s longest streak of consecutive games with double-digit points, which he did his freshman year.
–Senior F Conner Teahan connected on three three-point field goals, which matched a career high.
–Junior G Travis Releford’s six rebounds were a career high, while his four assists were a season best.
–Junior F Justin Wesley’s seven rebounds were his highest total as a Jayhawk. He had eight in a game with Lamar in 2010.