Texas Tech coach Billy Gillispie was able to summarize Wednesday’s 81-46 Big 12 basketball loss to Kansas University pretty well in the first five words of his news conference.
Kansas University’s 2002 Final Four team will be recognized during Saturday’s KU-Iowa State game, set for a 3 p.m. tipoff in Allen Fieldhouse.
Thomas Robinson’s national Player of the Year tour hit a pair of speed bumps that limited his time on the United Spirit Arena floor to 19 minutes Wednesday night.
Nobody dumped a bucket of Gatorade on Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self late Wednesday night at Texas Tech’s United Spirit Arena.
Kansas coach Bill Self talks to reporters following the Jayhawks' 81-46 victory over Texas Tech on Jan. 11, 2012, in Lubbock, Texas.
Thomas Robinson posted 19 points and 12 rebounds in just 19 minutes, leading the Kansas men's basketball team to an 81-46 rout over Texas Tech on Wednesday night at United Spirit Arena in Lubbock, Texas.
KU actually trailed, 8-2, with 15:19 remaining in the first half before going on a 33-12 run to make it 35-20 at the break.
Robinson made 8 of 11 field goals to go with one assist and no turnovers.
Tyshawn Taylor added 15 points with five assists and four turnovers, while Travis Releford notched double figures for the fourth straight game with 12 points.
The Jayhawks defense held the Red Raiders to 16-for-51 shooting (31.4 percent) and 1-for-11 shooting from three (9.1 percent).
KU (13-3, 3-0 Big 12) will play host to Iowa State at 3 p.m. Saturday.