With an 88-46 shellacking of Montana on Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse, Kansas University’s men’s basketball program added another win in a number of sections of the record book.
Kansas University sophomore guard Devonté Graham came off the bench on Saturday for the first time this season. “Devonté had a sleep disorder this morning. He overslept,” KU coach Bill Self said after the Jayhawks’ 88-46 victory over Montana in Allen Fieldhouse.
On a day Wayne Selden Jr. infused the entire team with crazy energy by applying serious defensive intensity, phenomenal passing and relentless effort, freshman Carlton Bragg followed that lead and weighed in with a strong game at a position where the team needs help. By Tom Keegan
Montana basketball coach Travis DeCuire opened his post-game news conference following Saturday's 88-46 drubbing by No. 2 Kansas with four words that would have worked as a replacement for any of the detailed answers he gave during the next five minutes. By Matt Tait
Kansas basketball players Perry Ellis, Carlton Bragg and Svi Mykhailiuk meet with reporters following the Jayhawks' 88-46 dismantling of Montana, at Allen Fieldhouse.
Much has been said about the atmosphere at Allen Fieldhouse when the Jayhawks play, but "festive" isn’t a descriptor that usually comes to mind. On Saturday, though, as thousands of fans wore holiday sweaters to the Kansas University men’s basketball game against Montana, the word certainly applied.