Dec. 19, 2009
Kansas 75, Michigan 64
Dec. 19, 2009
Kansas‘ win over Michigan…
…Makes Kansas 10-0 for the third time in the Bill Self era (14-0 in 2004-05, 20-0 in 2007-08).
…Ends a Michigan five-game winning streak against Kansas, making the series 5-1 in favor of the Wolverines.
…Extends the nation’s longest home court winning streak to 48 games.
…Makes Bill Self 179-40 while at Kansas, 386-145 overall and 7-0 all-time against Michigan (1-0 while at Kansas).
…Makes Kansas 7-0 in Allen Fieldhouse this season.
…Gives KU an all-time record of 640-106 in Allen Fieldhouse, including a 102-7 record under Bill Self.
…Makes Kansas 1,980-793 all-time.
–Kansas held Michigan to 35.8 percent shooting from the field, marking the 84th-straight opponent the Jayhawks have held under 50 percent. KU has also held nine of its ten opponents under 40 percent shooting this season.
–The Jayhawks attempted 29 two-point field goals, KU’s lowest this season.
–Today’s game marked the second time all season the Jayhawks committed more turnovers than their opponent.
–Sophomore forward Marcus Morris recorded his fourth career double-double with a career-high 23 points and 10 rebounds. Marcus’ last double-double came against Oakland on Nov. 25.
–Marcus was also 8-for-8 from the free throw line. The eight makes were the most by a Jayhawk this season and 100 percent from the line is the highest percentage by an individual this season with at least seven attempts.
–Junior center Cole Aldrich registered 11 rebounds tying him with Kenny Gregory for 22nd on the all-time rebounding list. It also marks the fifth time this season he has had 10 or more boards.
–Aldrich also tallied five points, all off of free throws. The last time Aldrich went with out a field goal in a game was versus Memphis in the National Championship game on April 7, 2008. The last time he did not make a field goal with an attempt was versus Kansas State on March 1, 2008.
–Senior guard Sherron Collins moved into fifth place on the career three-point field goal attempts list with 474, passing Brandon Rush.
–Freshman forward Thomas Robinson tied his career high with two assists, both occurring in the first half.
–Junior guard Brady Morningstar logged 22 minutes in his first appearance of the season.