Jayhawks Improve To 12-0 Win 78-54 Win Against Miami (Ohio)
Dec. 22, 2007
LAWRENCE, Kan. - Darrell Arthur scored 10 of his game-high tying 14 points in the first half and added 10 rebounds for his second double-double of the season to lead third-ranked Kansas to a 78-54 win against Miami (Ohio) in men's basketball action here Saturday afternoon.
With the victory, the Jayhawks improved to 12-0, while
Darnell Jackson also had 14 points for
Guards Mario Chalmers and Brandon Rush each chipped in 10 points, while Sheron Collins came off the bench to add eight points for KU. KU has had a different leading scorer in each of the last four games.
With 78 points,
Meanwhile KU held its opponent to less than 60 points for the sixth time this season and to less than 70 points for the 10th time in 12 games.
The Jayhawks also took care of the ball, committing a season-low six turnovers, while the Redhawks turned it over 14 times. KU scored 18 points off
After trailing 39-22 at the break, Miami was never able to get closer than 17 points in the second half as the Jayhawks built up as much as a 30-point lead at 61-31 after a Collins layup.
In the first half, the Jayhawks used strong defense, while putting together a 13-0 run, which turned a 7-6 lead into a 20-6 advantage midway through the half.