Postgame Notes

Dec. 2, 2010

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Postgame Notes

Kansas 77, UCLA 76

Dec. 2, 2010 – Lawrence, Kan.

KU’s Win Over UCLA…

… Marked Kansas’ 64th consecutive victory on its home court, which is a school record.

… Gave KU its first one-point victory since a 63-62 triumph over Oklahoma State in the 2006 Big 12 Basketball Championship.

… Gives the Jayhawks their seventh-consecutive win to start the season, marking the fourth time KU has started with at least a 7-0 mark under Bill Self.

… Made Kansas 6-10 all-time against UCLA, including 3-0 against the Bruins at Allen Fieldhouse, and 62-31 against current members of the Pac-10 Conference.

… Made the Jayhawks 2-1 against UCLA under Head Coach Bill Self and 9-4 against Pac-10 schools under Self.

… Made Bill Self 208-43 while at Kansas, including 117-6 at Allen Fieldhouse and 416-148 overall in his career.

… Improved Kansas to 2,010-796 all-time, including 656-106 at Allen Fieldhouse.

Game Notes:

– Kansas G Tyrel Reed scored a career-high 17 points, including 15 in the first half. Reed matched career highs with five field goals and three three-point field goals in the game.

– Reed’s four three-point attempts gave him 275 to moved him past Jacque Vaughn (274) for 19th on KU’s all-time list.

– Kansas F Markieff Morris fouled out with nine points in 19 minutes. He is the first KU player to foul out this season. He is the first Jayhawk to foul out since Cole Aldrich fouled out against Kansas State in the Big 12 Championship game last year.

– The Jayhawks shot 53.3 percent from the free throw line Thursday night, which was its lowest percentage since shooting 50 percent from the line against Lehigh in last year’s NCAA Tournament.

– Kansas G Tyshawn Taylor matched a season high with 17 points, including 11 in the second half. Taylor set a season high with five steals, and matched his season best with seven field goals.

– Kansas G Mario Little made the game-deciding free throw and scored nine points. Little grabbed a career-best eight rebounds, including four on the offensive glass.

– KU’s guards outscored UCLA’s backcourt 50-21.

– UCLA’s Tyler Honeycutt tallied 33 points, which were the most scored by an opponent in Allen Fieldhouse since Kansas State’s Michael Beasley scored 39 on March 1, 2008.

– KU’s 77 points were the fewest it has scored this season. Kansas set season-lows in field goals (28), field goal percentage (50.9), three-point field goal attempts (11), free throw percentage (53.3), defensive rebounds (22) and total rebounds (32). The Jayhawks also tied season lows in two other categories: points in a half (35) and three-point field goals (five).

– The Jayhawks trailed by six points in the second half, which was the biggest deficit the team has overcome to win a game this year.