Kansas coach Bill Self talks to reporters following the Jayhawks' 63-47 victory over USC on Dec. 22, 2011.
There was to be more leg-room than usual on Kansas University’s red-eye charter flight from L.A. to Topeka early this morning.There was to be more leg-room than usual on Kansas University’s red-eye charter flight from L.A. to Topeka early this morning.
USC coach Kevin O’Neill believed playing a big name like Kansas University was too much for his young team during Thursday night’s 63-47 loss to KU.
Maybe FSN scheduled such a late start time in an attempt to find a temporary cure for the suffering insomniacs on the East Coast. If so, it undoubtedly was a smashing success. They’ll be rested and ready for Christmas.
Happy holidays, indeed. Kansas University’s basketball team completed the pre-Christmas portion of its 2011-12 schedule with a 63-47 victory late Thursday night over USC at Galen Center.
Elijah Johnson scored 14 points on 6-for-11 shooting to go with four steals, leading the Kansas men's basketball team to a 63-47 victory over USC on Thursday night at the Galen Center in Los Angeles.
Conner Teahan contributed 13 points on 4-for-7 three-point shooting.
Tyshawn Taylor posted 10 points and nine assists to go with two turnovers, while Thomas Robinson added 10 points and nine rebounds.
Both teams struggled to score in the first half. KU held USC to 5-for-22 shooting in the game's first 20 minutes (22.7 percent). Still, the Jayhawks only shot 33.3 percent themselves to take a 25-13 lead into the break.
KU (8-3) will play host to Howard at 7 p.m. on Dec. 29.