Dec. 3, 2011
Final Stats |
KANSAS 70, SOUTH FLORIDA 42
Dec. 3, 2011
--Made the Jayhawks 5-2 on the season
--Gave KU a 1-0 record in the series with South Florida
--Improved the Jayhawks to 3-0 at home this season
--Gave Kansas a 670-107 all-time record in Allen Fieldhouse, including 132-7 under head coach Bill Self
--Made Bill Self 242-48 while at KU and 449-153 for his career
--Improved KU to 2,043-801 all-time
--Made Kansas 42-6 all-time on games broadcast on ESPN2
--The Jayhawks' 24 first-half points marked the fewest points the Jayhawks have scored in one half since Jan. 10, 2009 in a 75-62 loss at Michigan Statte - a 98-game span.
--On the flip side, the 21 points surrendered to USF in both the first and second halves are the least amount of points Kansas has surrendered in a single half this year. Kansas has led, or been tied, at half in all seven games this season.
--Kansas held USF to a season-low 42 points. For the third time in seven games, Kansas forced at least 19 turnovers.
--USF entered the game with a streak of holding six of its last eight opponents to scoring droughts of four minutes or longer. In the first half, KU held the Bulls scoreless for 4:32.
--Four different Jayhawks sunk three-pointers against USF, the most this season since the season opener vs. Towson (6). Nine different Jayhawks scored on Saturday, the second-most this season (11 vs. Towson).
--For the sixth time in seven games, at least three Jayhawks posted double-digit scoring efforts (Robinson 14, Teahan 11, Taylor 24)
--The Jayhawks outscored the Bulls 20-2 in fast-break points, the best since a 32-2 spread against Towson in the season opener.
--Kansas attempted a season-high 25 three-pointers, the most since March 10, 2011 (vs. Oklahoma State).
--The six threes KU hit in the second half is the second-most the team has hit from beyond the arc in a single half this year (7 vs. Towson).
--KU's 11 fouls as a team are the fewest committed this season and the fewest the Jayhawks have been called for since March 20, 2011 (vs. Illinois).
--The opposing team has outscored KU's bench for the fifth-straight time this season.
--The last time Kansas forced more than one team turnover was against UT-Arlington on Dec. 29, 2010 (4).
--Senior G Tyshawn Taylor recorded his seventh-straight game in double-figures. He scored a season-high 24 points, using a career-best four made three-pointers. Additionally, his 8-for-10 accuracy from the floor is a season-best field goal percentage and ties a career-high in made field goals.
--Taylor's six three-point attempts tied a career-high.
--Taylor's 24 points also marked the most scored by any Jayhawk this season and his eight field goals made also tied for the most made by a Jayhawk this season (Johnson vs. UCLA, Robinson vs. Towson)
--Junior F Thomas Robinson did not record a double-double for the first time this season, posting 14 points and a team-leading eight rebounds. Robinson did not record his first rebound of the game until the 4:34 mark of the first half.
--Robinson's four steals set a new career-high (previous: 2, four times) and are the most by a Jayhawk this season.
--Senior G Conner Teahan's four assists set a new career-high (previous: 3, twice) and his 11 points tied a career-high mark set against Towson in the season opener. He played a career-high 25 minutes.
--Junior G Elijah Johnson hit his first three-pointer at the 6:36 mark of the first half. With the exception of the FAU game, Johnson has hit at least one from behind the arc every game this season. Taylor hit four three-pointers in the second-half. They are the only Jayhawks to hit threes in every game but one this year.
--Freshman F Merv Lindsay played a career-high two minutes.