TCU men’s basketball coach Trent Johnson said he was leaving Lawrence with a few positives following his team’s 74-48 loss to Kansas on Saturday afternoon. By Jesse Newell
The Kansas men's basketball team's starters outscored TCU's starting five, 34-0, in the first half. And that wasn’t even close to being the strangest half of basketball the teams played against each other this season, Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan writes.• Box score• KU coach Bill Self postgame audio
TCU coach Trent Johnson talks after his team's 74-48 loss to Kansas on Feb. 23, 2013.
Kansas players Jeff Withey, Ben McLemore and Perry Ellis talk after the Jayhawks' 74-48 victory over TCU on Feb. 23, 2013.
Kansas coach Bill Self talks after his team's 74-48 victory over TCU on Feb. 23, 2013.
Former Kansas University basketball coach Ted Owens, who is 83 years old, on occasion shoots his age in golf. By Gary Bedore
The Kansas men's basketball team held TCU to nine first-half points, dominating defensively in a 74-48 victory over TCU on Saturday afternoon at Allen Fieldhouse.
TCU (10-17, 1-13 Big 12) made just four of 23 field goals in the first half (17 percent) with 10 turnovers, as KU raced to a 38-9 halftime lead.
Jeff Withey led KU with 18 points on 7-for-12 shooting. Ben McLemore added 14 points, which included a highlight-reel, one-handed slam over a TCU defender just before the halftime buzzer.
Travis Releford and Perry Ellis added 12 points each.
The Jayhawks also were 18-for-19 from the free throw line.
KU (23-4, 11-3) will play at Iowa State at 8 p.m. Monday.