Howard coach Kevin Nickelberry was honest when asked what he learned following his team’s 89-34 loss to Kansas on Thursday night.
Howard University’s 34 points scored were the fewest by a Kansas University opponent since Alcorn State totaled 31 in KU’s 98-31 win on Dec. 2, 2009, in Allen Fieldhouse.
Kansas University’s basketball coaching staff might not throw the game film into a time capsule, but for this team Thursday’s 89-34 victory against Howard University might wind up being noteworthy.
Seldom-used Merv Lindsay, Christian Garrett, Niko Roberts and Jordan Juenemann became reacquainted with Kansas University’s basketball fans during a festive, feel-good 89-34 romp over Howard University on Thursday night in Allen Fieldhouse.
Kansas coach Bill Self talks to reporters following the Jayhawks' 89-34 victory over Howard on Dec. 29, 2011.
Tyshawn Taylor and Conner Teahan scored 13 points apiece, leading the Kansas men's basketball team to an 89-34 victory over Howard on Thursday night at Allen Fieldhouse.
Jeff Withey added 10 points and six blocks, while Thomas Robinson chipped in nine points and seven rebounds in 22 minutes. It was the first time this year that the junior forward failed to score in double figures.
Merv Lindsay also contributed nine points in seven second-half minutes.
For the second straight game, KU held its opponent to 13 first-half points. This time, the Jayhawks led the Bison, 42-13, at the break.
Eleven different players scored for KU in the rout.
KU (9-3) will play host to North Dakota at 3 p.m. Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.