Postgame Notes

Dec. 23, 2010

Recap | Box Score

Postgame Notes

Kansas 78, California 63

December 22, 2010

Kansas‘ win…

… Makes Kansas 11-0 for the second-straight season and fourth time in the Bill Self era.

… Makes KU 5-0 in games away from Allen Fieldhouse this season, yet 1-0 in true road games.

… Gives Kansas its 10th-straight win against California and makes the all-time series 16-3 in favor of the Jayhawks.

… Makes Kansas 4-0 against the Pac-10 this season and 11-4 against the conference in the Bill Self era.

… Makes Bill Self 213-43 while at Kansas, 420-148 all-time and 3-0 versus California.

… Improves Kansas to 2,014-796 all-time.

Team Notes

– Kansas used the starting lineup of Tyshawn Taylor, Marcus Morris, Travis Releford, Brady Morninstar and Tyrel Reed for the second-straight game.

– KU shot a season-high 83.3 percent (15-for-18) from the free throw line.

– The Jayhawks outshot their opponents for the 10th time this year, hitting 45.2 percent of their shots compared to Cal’s 35.1 percent.

– Kansas’ bench matched a season high with 46 points.

– KU committed a season-high 25 fouls in the game.

– Markieff Morris finished with his fourth double-double of the season and fifth of his career pouring in a career-high 21 points to go along with 10 rebounds in 31 minutes of play, also a career best. He has 10-plus points nine times this season.

– Tyrel Reed had a career night with 18 points and seven rebounds, both personal bests.

– Reed also sank three three-pointers, the seventh time this season he has recorded multiple treys.

– In just his second appearance of the season, freshman Josh Selby contributed 18 points in a season-high 34 minutes of floor time and dished a personal-best four assists.

– Junior Tyshawn Taylor led KU with five assists. He has dished five or more assists eight times so far this season.