Nov. 20, 2012
SERIES INFO: Kansas is 13-3 all-time in its series with Saint Louis.
-Saint Louis’ first bucket went in off the hands of freshman G Ben McLemore, but the goal was credited to SLU’s Cory Remekun.
-KU was out-rebounded in the first half, 17-16, but finished the night with the slight edge on the boards, 33-30.
-The Jayhawks tied a season-low set the night before (vs. Washington State) with nine turnovers.
-Kansas went 18-for-22 from the free-throw line and completed the two-day stay in Kansas City a strong 38-for-44 (86 percent).
-Releford scored 21 of the team’s 36 first-points and finished with a season-high 23 points.
-After not recording a three yet this season prior to arriving at the Sprint Center on Monday, Releford now has hit multiple threes in the last two games (2 vs. WSU, 4 vs. SLU).
-Releford broke his previous career-high in three-pointers made (3, twice) with four in the first half alone.
-Releford was the only Jayhawk to attempt a three-pointer in the first half (4-for-6).
-Withey’s 25 points tied a career high previously set at Baylor (2/8/12).
-Withey added a season-high in blocks (7) and steals (2).
-Senior G Elijah Johnson’s nine assists tied a career high previously set in his freshman season against Alcorn State (12/2/09).
-Sophomore G Naadir Tharpe hit a three-pointer with 15:23 remaining in the second half. He is the only Jayhawk with a made three-pointer in every game this season.
-Freshman F Perry Ellis played less than 10 minutes for the first time this season (9).