The Jayhawks were to fly to Las Vegas today for the Las Vegas Invitational so Thanksgiving would not be a travel day.
When Texas A&M-Corpus Christi coach Perry Clark scouted Kansas University’s basketball team in preparation for Tuesday night’s game at Allen Fieldhouse, the veteran coach noticed one thing. “Coming in, I thought they were one of the most intelligent basketball teams that I’ve seen play,” Clark said.
Count not wanting to be the recipient of a scolding from the coach and a glare from a disapproving teammate among the motivating factors for Kansas University basketball players to bring defensive intensity on every possession.
Kansas coach Bill Self talks to reporters following the Jayhawks' 82-41 victory over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Nov. 23, 2010.
Kansas defeated Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, 82-41 Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010 at Allen Fieldhouse. The win broke the school record for most consecutive wins at home with 63 in a row.
Kansas head coach Bill Self addressed the media after KU's 82-41 victory over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010 at Allen Fieldhouse. The win broke the school record for most consecutive wins at home with 63 in a row.
Kansas men's basketball players Tyshawn Taylor, Brady Morningstar and Thomas Robinson discussed their 82-41 victory over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010 at Allen Fieldhouse.
Thomas Robinson scored a team-high 15 points on 7-for-8 shooting, helping the Kansas men's basketball team to an 82-41 victory over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Tuesday at Allen Fieldhouse.
It was the Jayhawks' 63rd straight home win, setting a new school record.
During one stretch in the first half, KU made 17 of 19 shots, jumping out to a 42-17 halftime advantage.
Marcus Morris contributed 12 points on 5-for-10 shooting, while Markieff Morris added nine points and 10 rebounds. Mario Little also had 11 points on 5-for-7 shooting.
KU made 35 of 58 field-goal attempts (60.3 percent).
The Jayhawks (4-0) will play against Ohio at 7 p.m. CST Friday at the Las Vegas Invitational in Las Vegas, Nev.