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Devon Dotson again leads the way for Kansas in 78-53 win over West Virginia

Kansas guard Devon Dotson (11) floats a shot over the West Virginia defense during the first half, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019 at Allen Fieldhouse.

Kansas guard Devon Dotson (11) floats a shot over the West Virginia defense during the first half, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019 at Allen Fieldhouse. by Nick Krug

1 – Devon Dotson – So good early on and as fast as ever. He appears to be in complete control of both himself and this team. Finished with 15 points, 8 assists, 5 rebounds and just 2 turnovers.

2 – K.J. Lawson – He hit a couple of shots but did much more than that in the early going to earn this ranking. His energy was good, he hit the glass and also was aggressive offensively attacking the rim off the dribble when KU needed someone other than Dotson to do it.

3 – Mitch Lightfoot – Blocked a couple of shots, flexed a couple of times and had a few points and some big rebounds. Lightfoot Lightfooting is what they call it and it has become an incredibly important part of this team.

4 – Dedric Lawson – Nothing special here, but Kansas didn’t need it. Lawson finished with 9 points and just 3 rebounds on a day when the rest of his team absolutely rolled. I’m sure he’d be the first to tell you he’s completely OK with that, and his presence out there alone definitely played a factor in this game.

5 – Ochai Agbaji – This one, more than most of his games, had the element of things not going 100 percent well for Agbaji, with turnovers, missed shots and awkward missteps all a part of his afternoon. But if that’s what Agbaji looks like on an off night, KU will still absolutely take it. His energy and effort impacted this one way more than his 8 points.

6 – David McCormack – Blocked a couple of shots, hit a couple of buckets off of post-ups and still looked a little sped up and frantic at times. That’s all part of the David McCormack experience at this point, which is slowly but surely starting to round into form. Logged 10 points, 4 rebounds and 2 blocks.

7 – Quentin Grimes – He started well, with a couple of nice assists and aggressive plays. But those didn’t last and his shot never came. Drew plenty of attention and elevated instruction from the bench throughout the night.

8 – Charlie Moore – No one likes throwing lobs to Agbaji more than Moore. He did it again in this one and also played within himself better than he had in other recent games.

Season Standings:

1 - Devon Dotson – 203

2 - Dedric Lawson – 192

3 - Lagerald Vick – 132

4 - Marcus Garrett – 125

5 - Quentin Grimes – 112

6 - Mitch Lightfoot – 93

7 – Ochai Agbaji – 73

7 - K.J. Lawson – 73

9 - Charlie Moore – 71

10 - David McCormack – 65

Note: Injured center Udoka Azubuike had recorded 50 points through KU’s first 13 games of the season and freshman Ochai Agbaji did not start playing until Game 15. Senior Lagerald Vick left the team to take a leave of absence with no timetable two days before Game 24.

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Dotson’s monster effort tops ratings, leads Kansas to road win at TCU

TCU guard Desmond Bane (1) attempts to strip the ball away from Kansas guard Devon Dotson (11) as TCU head coach Jamie Dixon, right, watches in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Fort Worth, Texas, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

TCU guard Desmond Bane (1) attempts to strip the ball away from Kansas guard Devon Dotson (11) as TCU head coach Jamie Dixon, right, watches in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Fort Worth, Texas, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez) by Tony Gutierrez/AP Photo

1 – Devon Dotson – Played all 45 minutes of a ruthless game and delivered a career-high 25 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists to lead KU to a much-needed win on the road.

2 – Ochai Agbaji – His first half set the tone for the Jayhawks to have success and his final numbers were reminiscent of what people have come to expect from the freshman who just keeps soaring – 20 points, 11 rebounds, 41 minutes.

3 – K.J. Lawson – Hit without question the two biggest shots of the game and was ready and willing to play hard and with a good attitude when the Jayhawks had to have him. Finished with 10 points in 16 minutes, but his impact was far greater than those numbers suggest.

4 – Dedric Lawson – It wasn’t his best game by any means, and TCU was not interested in letting that happen again after he hit them for 31 points and 14 rebounds in the first meeting. Still, to grind it out and record yet another double-double of 14 points and 10 rebounds in 35 minutes was absolutely huge for Kansas, which showed it doesn’t have to have Dedric be Superman to win.

5 – Mitch Lightfoot – His energy from that home win over Oklahoma State last weekend carried over to Monday night and the Jayhawks all appear to be catching his drift. Had just 4 points and 6 boards in 22 minutes, but also blocked 3 shots and competed for every second he was on the floor.

6 – Quentin Grimes – Not his night shooting the ball, though he did hit one crucial second-half 3-pointer, but his 4 assists and just 1 turnover in 36 minutes were important on a night when KU needed to take care of the ball to survive.

7 – David McCormack – Made the second start of his career, hit a couple of big free throws and one big shot in the second half and also flashed the kind of ball-screen defense KU fans have become used to seeing from injured big man Udoka Azubuike. This could go down as a big game in McCormack’s development so getting the win was big for that, as well.

8 – Charlie Moore – Missed the 3 shots he attemped and turned it over twice in 13 minutes.

Season Standings:

1 - Devon Dotson – 195

2 - Dedric Lawson – 187

3 - Lagerald Vick – 132

4 - Marcus Garrett – 125

5 - Quentin Grimes – 110

6 - Mitch Lightfoot – 87

7 - Charlie Moore – 70

8 – Ochai Agbaji – 69

9 - K.J. Lawson – 66

10 - David McCormack – 62

Note: Injured center Udoka Azubuike had recorded 50 points through KU’s first 13 games of the season and freshman Ochai Agbaji did not start playing until Game 15. Senior Lagerald Vick left the team to take a leave of absence with no timetable two days before Game 24.

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Big 1st half from Ochai Agbaji earns top spot in ratings after 84-72 win over Oklahoma State

Kansas guard Ochai Agbaji (30) puts up a 3 over Oklahoma State forward Cameron McGriff (12) during the first half, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 at Allen Fieldhouse.

Kansas guard Ochai Agbaji (30) puts up a 3 over Oklahoma State forward Cameron McGriff (12) during the first half, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 at Allen Fieldhouse. by Nick Krug

1 – Ochai Agbaji – Scored 15 points in the first half when KU needed someone to lead the way and played with the kind of confidence and aggression that this team needs the rest of the way. Finished with 23 points on 8-of-12 shooting, including 5-of-7 from 3-point range.

2 – Mitch Lightfoot – Speaking of aggression, Lightfoot left everything he had on the floor and didn’t back down from anything. He brought energy, grabbed rebounds, blocked shots and provided Kansas with a heartbeat. Tallied 6 points, 9 rebounds, 2 blocks and, just as importantly, 5 fouls in 20 crucial minutes.

3 – Dedric Lawson – In terms of pure talent, he was easily the best player in the game, although it did take him a litlte while to get going. Still, when he did, he looked so smooth and virtually unstoppable. Finished with 25 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists.

4 – Devon Dotson – It wasn’t his best day attacking the rim, but that didn’t stop him from competing and playing the kind of nasty defense that opponents fear. 18 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists with just 1 turnover in 37 minutes.

5 – Quentin Grimes – Finally found his shot in the second half and finished with 6 points and 4 rebounds, but also added 4 turnovers.

6 – K.J. Lawson – Drove to the rim hard for a tough basket in the first half and didn’t play in the second half until the final couple of minutes.

7 – David McCormack – Made his first start and grabbed 5 rebounds, but also missed all 3 shots he attempted and continued to look a little unsettled out there.

8 – Charlie Moore – Shot 1-of-6 from the floor, including 0-for-4 from 3-point range. As a result, his minutes were severely slashed in the second half.

Season Standings:

1 - Devon Dotson – 187

2 - Dedric Lawson – 182

3 - Lagerald Vick – 132

4 - Marcus Garrett – 125

5 - Quentin Grimes – 107

6 - Mitch Lightfoot – 83

7 - Charlie Moore – 69

8 – Ochai Agbaji – 62

9 - David McCormack – 60

9 - K.J. Lawson – 60

Note: Injured center Udoka Azubuike had recorded 50 points through KU’s first 13 games of the season and freshman Ochai Agbaji did not start playing until Game 15. Senior Lagerald Vick left the team to take a leave of absence with no timetable two days before Game 24.

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Freshman PG the toughest of the Jayhawks on a rough night in Manhattan

Kansas guard Devon Dotson (11) drives against Kansas State guard Barry Brown Jr. (5) during the second half, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019 at Bramlage Coliseum.

Kansas guard Devon Dotson (11) drives against Kansas State guard Barry Brown Jr. (5) during the second half, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019 at Bramlage Coliseum. by Nick Krug

1 – Devon Dotson – Like many of his teammates, Dotson was bit by the injury bug in this one. But that didn’t stop him from battling hard and getting to the paint every chance he got. Finished with 13 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 steals on a night when he played 39 minutes before fouling out.

2 – Mitch Lightfoot – In 12 first-half minutes, he was arguably the best player in the game, finishing with 6 tough points and 5 rebounds — 3 of them offensive — to help Kansas claim a 33-30 halftime lead. Played just 2 minutes in the second half.

3 – Charlie Moore – Again proved to be ready to handle an increase in minutes with Marcus Garrett sidelined. Made two first-half 3-pointers for 8 points and dished 2 assists and swiped 2 steals in 20 minutes.

4 – Dedric Lawson – Even while finishing one rebound shy of yet another double-double (18 points, 9 rebounds), it was clear that K-State’s defensive gameplan on Lawson bothered him. He shot 6-of-15 from the floor and also turned it over 4 times.

5 – Quentin Grimes – Drained a pair of first-half 3-pointers but also turned it over a game-high 5 times. The inconsistent run continues.

6 – Ochai Agbaji – You could tell it wasn’t going to be Ochai’s night when he lost track of the sideline and stepped out of bounds on the game’s first possession. He battled hard, as always, but seemed a little sped up and out of sorts most of the night.

7 – Lagerald Vick – Self and Vick did not see eye to eye early in the first half and the senior played just 4 minutes as a result. He played 15 minutes in the second half and finished with 7 points, but needed to do more for this team to have a chance and never seemed fully into this one.

8 – K.J. Lawson – Made 1 of the 2 3-pointers he attempted and didn’t do a whole lot else in 12 minutes on the floor.

Season Standings:

1 - Devon Dotson – 182

2 - Dedric Lawson – 176

3 - Lagerald Vick – 132

4 - Marcus Garrett – 125

5 - Quentin Grimes – 103

6 - Mitch Lightfoot – 76

7 - Charlie Moore – 68

8 - David McCormack – 58

9 - K.J. Lawson – 57

10 – Ochai Agbaji – 54

Note: Injured center Udoka Azubuike had recorded 50 points through KU’s first 13 games of the season and freshman Ochai Agbaji did not start playing until Game 15.

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Dedric Lawson’s double-double delivers huge win for Kansas

Kansas forward Dedric Lawson (1) puts up a shot over Texas Tech forward Tariq Owens (11) and Texas Tech guard Jarrett Culver (23) during the first half, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 at Allen Fieldhouse.

Kansas forward Dedric Lawson (1) puts up a shot over Texas Tech forward Tariq Owens (11) and Texas Tech guard Jarrett Culver (23) during the first half, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 at Allen Fieldhouse. by Nick Krug

1 – Dedric Lawson – Finally got it going from 3-point range and added another workmanlike double-double to a season full of them. Recorded 25 points and 10 rebounds in 29 minutes.

2 – Devon Dotson – Not only did Dotson harass the Texas Tech ball handlers all night, flat-out picking the pocket of a couple of Red Raiders for easy, lightning-fast buckets on the other end, but he also knocked in 3 triples on a night when KU had everything working offensively. Finished with 20 points, 4 assists and 3 steals.

3 – Ochai Agbaji – He continues to flash his leadership muscles. He also is not afraid to fly high and bring all kinds of emotion and energy to the court.

4 – Lagerald Vick – Had it going with the jump shot early on and his icy glare and signature snarl helped set the tone for this Kansas effort.

5 – Quentin Grimes – Had just 6 points — on 2-of-5 from 3-point range — but also added 4 assists and did his part to help KU defend Tech star Jarrett Culver.

6 – Charlie Moore – Logged 6 assists in 15 minutes — 2 of them to Agbaji for lobs — and took advantage of the minutes he got because of Marcus Garrett’s injury.

7 – K.J. Lawson – Hit a 3-pointer early and showed he could be a reliable option Saturday afternoon if the short-handed Jayhawks needed him.

8 – Mitch Lightfoot – 6 minutes, 1 rebound and 1 turnover.

9 – David McCormack – 5 minutes, 1 rebound and 2 turnovers.

Season Standings:

1 - Dedric Lawson – 171

2 - Devon Dotson – 164

3 - Lagerald Vick – 130

4 - Marcus Garrett – 125

5 - Quentin Grimes – 99

6 - Mitch Lightfoot – 69

7 - Charlie Moore – 62

8 - David McCormack – 58

9 - K.J. Lawson – 56

10 – Ochai Agbaji – 51

Note: Injured center Udoka Azubuike had recorded 50 points through KU’s first 13 games of the season and freshman Ochai Agbaji did not start playing until Game 15.

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Dandy starting debut by Ochai Agbaji claims top spot in ratings

Texas forward Jericho Sims, looks to shoot as Kansas guard Ochai Agbaji (30) defends during the second half on an NCAA college basketball game in Austin, Texas, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. Texas won 73-63. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Texas forward Jericho Sims, looks to shoot as Kansas guard Ochai Agbaji (30) defends during the second half on an NCAA college basketball game in Austin, Texas, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. Texas won 73-63. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) by Associated Press

1 – Ochai Agbaji – Showed why he earned the first start of his career by playing hard, attacking on both ends and leading the team in scoring with 24 points in 35 minutes.

2 – Devon Dotson – Did some good things going to the rim, but never really looked comfortable running the show. Credit UT’s defense and intensity for that.

3 – Dedric Lawson – Didn’t score his first point until the 3:09 mark of the first half. Not all of that was his fault, but his off night, offensively, only underscored how much this team needs monster nights from him every time out to have a chance. Give him credit for refusing to let the slow/rough start take him out of the game completely.

4 – Marcus Garrett – Another ice cold night from the floor left Garrett with 18 fewer points this time against UT than he had the last time.

5 – Lagerald Vick – Came off the bench and never really looked into it. Knocked in a couple of 3-pointers, just like he did against Kentucky, but didn’t do much in the way of leadership or being a go-to option on offense during a night when Kansas needed both.

6 – Quentin Grimes – Made just 1 of 5 shots — and that came very early — and finished with 1 assist, 1 steal, 1 turnover and 1 rebound in 20 minutes. Not what KU needs from a talented player who continues to struggle.

7 – David McCormack – Gave some decent minutes and delivered a couple of crucial hustle plays. Still not quite polished enough to be counted on. Might not get there this season.

8 – Mitch Lightfoot – Minutes were way up and his effort was there, too. Unfortunately he didn’t translate either of those into production. Finished with three fouls, one block and one missed shot in 14 minutes.

9 – K.J. Lawson – One first-half travel is the only thing I remember seeing from K.J. in this one. Played just 3 minutes, though, so the opportunity to do much wasn’t really there.

10 – Charlie Moore – Dribble. Dribble. Dribble. Dribble. Too much of that and not enough movement and defensive effort during the 5 first-half minutes he got. A clear sign of a player struggling.

Season Standings:

1 - Dedric Lawson – 162

2 - Devon Dotson – 156

3 - Marcus Garrett – 125

4 - Lagerald Vick – 124

5 - Quentin Grimes – 94

6 - Mitch Lightfoot – 67

7 - Charlie Moore – 58

8 - David McCormack – 57

9 - K.J. Lawson – 53

10 – Ochai Agbaji – 44

Note: Injured center Udoka Azubuike had recorded 50 points through KU’s first 13 games of the season and freshman Ochai Agbaji did not start playing until Game 15.

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Dedric Lawson snags another double-double, but can’t guide KU past Kentucky in 71-63 road loss

Kansas' Dedric Lawson, left, and Kentucky's Reid Travis (22) compete for a rebound during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lexington, Ky., Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019.

Kansas' Dedric Lawson, left, and Kentucky's Reid Travis (22) compete for a rebound during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lexington, Ky., Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019. by James Crisp/AP Photo

1 – Dedric Lawson – Easily KU’s best player in this one and it was almost enough. Finished with 20 points and 14 rebounds after recording 11 points and 11 rebounds in the first half alone.

2 – Devon Dotson – So good going to the rim and competitive all night. KU needed a little more from him to get by the Wildcats, though. Some early fouls hurt his effectiveness.

3 – Marcus Garrett – It wasn’t his night shooting the ball — just 1-of-9 from the floor — but he was his usual self in every other way. Foul trouble might have factored into his struggles offensively.

4 – Ochai Agbaji – Gave great minutes early and showed, once again, that he’s not afraid of the big moments. Didn’t do much in the second half, but finished with 7 points and 2 rebounds in 21 minutes.

5 – Quentin Grimes – Hit a couple of big 3-pointers, both early and late, but did little else in the game or on the stat sheet on a night when KU needed him to do a lot.

6 – Lagerald Vick – Had a couple of moments early, but was borderline nonexistent in the second half until the very end. Not what you want to see from your senior who has been in a bunch of games like this before. Scored 10 points and grabbed 6 rebounds on 4-of-9 shooting.

7 – David McCormack – Gave great effort and energy but that didn’t make up for his poor decision making and sped up play.

8 – K.J. Lawson – Didn’t see much action and didn’t do anything of note when he was out there. The fact that he was, though, says all you need to know about Charlie Moore’s status.

Season Standings:

1 - Dedric Lawson – 154

2 - Devon Dotson – 147

3 - Lagerald Vick – 118

3 - Marcus Garrett – 118

5 - Quentin Grimes – 89

6 - Mitch Lightfoot – 64

7 - Charlie Moore – 57

8 - David McCormack – 53

9 - K.J. Lawson – 51

10 – Ochai Agbaji – 34

Note: Injured center Udoka Azubuike had recorded 50 points through KU’s first 13 games of the season and freshman Ochai Agbaji did not start playing until Game 15.

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Lawson’s huge game leads Kansas, ratings in 80-76 win over Iowa State

Kansas forward Dedric Lawson (1) puts up a shot over Iowa State guard Talen Horton-Tucker (11) during the first half, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019 at Allen Fieldhouse.

Kansas forward Dedric Lawson (1) puts up a shot over Iowa State guard Talen Horton-Tucker (11) during the first half, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019 at Allen Fieldhouse. by Nick Krug

1 - Dedric Lawson - So good when Kansas had nothing going and so good when Kansas got going. His monster night was exactly the kind Kansas is going to need if it wants to be a true contender. And Lawson appears to be poised to deliver. Finished with 29 points and 15 rebounds on 13-of-17 shooting.

2 - Marcus Garrett - Finished with 16 points on 8-of-12 shooting and is becoming a bona fide two-way player who still suffocates opponents with his defense first.

3 - Devon Dotson - Completely flipped the script from his disastrous 7-turnover West Virginia game by tallying 8 assists and 0 turnovers in this one.

4 - Lagerald Vick - Hit a couple of HUGE 3-pointers and did just enough everywhere else to justify his 37 minutes.

5 - Ochai Agbaji - Sparked the Jayhawks in the first half and started the second while returning to his reliable sixth man role.

6 - K.J. Lawson - Played some big minutes and hit a key bucket in the run that turned the game in Kansas' favor.

7 - Charlie Moore - Recorded 1 steal in 2 minutes.

8 - Quentin Grimes - Recorded 1 steal in 19 minutes.

9 - David McCormack - Didn't do anything other than grab one rebound in 2 minutes and look a little out of sorts in terms of understanding what he was supposed to be doing.

Season Standings:

1 - Dedric Lawson – 146

2 - Devon Dotson – 140

3 - Lagerald Vick – 115

4 - Marcus Garrett – 112

5 - Quentin Grimes – 85

6 - Mitch Lightfoot – 64

7 - Charlie Moore – 57

8 - David McCormack – 51

9 - K.J. Lawson – 50

10 – Ochai Agbaji – 29

Note: Injured center Udoka Azubuike had recorded 50 points through KU’s first 13 games of the season and freshman Ochai Agbaji did not start playing until Game 15.

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KU sophomore Marcus Garrett again soars to top after 1-point loss at West Virginia

West Virginia forward Esa Ahmad (23) looks to make a pass while defended by Kansas guard Marcus Garrett (0) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, in Morgantown, W.Va.

West Virginia forward Esa Ahmad (23) looks to make a pass while defended by Kansas guard Marcus Garrett (0) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, in Morgantown, W.Va. by Raymond Thompson/AP Photo

1 – Marcus Garrett – Easily KU’s best, toughest and smartest player in this one. The sophomore from Dallas is coming alive offensively and his defense is as good as anybody’s in the country.

2 – Dedric Lawson – Nearly did enough to carry Kansas to a victory, recording most of his 15 points and 11 rebounds down the stretch. And he was good on the glass, where KU outrebounded WVU, 34-28, rom start to finish.

3 – David McCormack – Minute for minute, the big, bruising reserve forward’s time on the floor was as good as anybody’s. He gave the Jayhawks two points and four rebounds in 8 minutes and helped Lawson on the glass.

4 – Devon Dotson – The seven turnovers will take away a lot from this one, but he at least showed the right mentality and competed as hard as anyone.

5 – Lagerald Vick – Had a great start to the game and an awful end. Finished with 13 points on 5-of-12 shooting.

6 – K.J. Lawson – Logged double-digit minutes again and made them count, sparking the KU offense to a couple of runs at different points in this one. He’s still not the type of offensive player he wants to be or thinks he is and the sooner the coaches can convince him of that, the sooner he could see an uptick in minutes.

7 – Quentin Grimes – Knocked in a couple of key 3-pointers and added two assists and two turnovers in 30 minutes. He has to become more than just a spot-up shooter, though.

8 – Ochai Agbaji – Self said after the game that this was the first one in which Agbaji looked like a player who just came off of a redshirt. It showed. And the freshman from KCMO played just four minutes as a result.

9– Mitch Lightfoot – Recorded one foul and nothing else in four minutes on the floor.

10 – Charlie Moore – Got a chance, didn’t do anything with it. Didn’t play again.

Season Standings:

1 - Dedric Lawson – 137

2 - Devon Dotson – 133

3 - Lagerald Vick – 109

4 - Marcus Garrett – 104

5 - Quentin Grimes – 83

6 - Mitch Lightfoot – 64

7 - Charlie Moore – 54

8 - David McCormack – 50

9 - K.J. Lawson – 46

10 – Ochai Agbaji – 24

Note: Injured center Udoka Azubuike had recorded 50 points through KU’s first 13 games of the season and freshman Ochai Agbaji did not start playing until Game 15.

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Garrett’s career night tops ratings after KU’s 80-78 grinder over Texas

Kansas guard Marcus Garrett (0) gets past Texas guard Jase Febres (13) to put up a shot during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, in Lawrence, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Kansas guard Marcus Garrett (0) gets past Texas guard Jase Febres (13) to put up a shot during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, in Lawrence, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

1 – Marcus Garrett – Added a serious dose of offense to his always-solid defensive effort and recorded a career-high 20 points on 8-of-11 shooting. Easily the best all-around game of his career and KU needed every ounce of it.

2 – Lagerald Vick – Led everyone with 21 points on 5-of-8 shooting from 3-point range and was ultra-aggressive going to the rim early in the game. His shot is back and his head appears to have come with it.

3 – Dedric Lawson – A quiet first half because of foul trouble gave way to what we’ve become used to seeing — the Kansas offense playing through Lawson and the KU junior putting up points as a result.

4 – Devon Dotson – Matched Texas, athlete for athlete, and tallied 10 hard-earned points to go along with five rebounds and five assists. More important than any of those numbers, though, was the big ZERO in the turnover column.

5 – Ochai Agbaji – Easily his worst of the three games he’s played, but we’re founding out that Agbaji at his worst is still better than a lot of people at their best. Four points, four rebounds, 2 assists and a steal in 25 minutes. He once again was out there at the end and, after the game, KU coach Bill Self tossed around the T word — trust — when talking about what he likes most about Agbaji.

6 – Quentin Grimes – Made 2 of 5 from 3-point range, including one in the opening minutes of the game, but did little else and had one of KU’s four turnovers.

7 – David McCormack – Made his eight minutes count with pure effort and even a little polish. Grabbed three offensive rebounds and scored what turned out to be a big bucket inside during the second half.

8 – Charlie Moore – Missed his lone shot in three minutes, but did set up Mitch Lightfoot inside with a nice dime.

9 – Mitch Lightfoot – Missed the two free throws that came from Moore’s would-be assist and recorded one foul in 6 minutes.

Season Standings:

1 - Dedric Lawson – 128

2 - Devon Dotson – 126

3 - Lagerald Vick – 103

4 - Marcus Garrett – 94

5 - Quentin Grimes – 79

6 - Mitch Lightfoot – 62

7 - Charlie Moore – 53

8 - David McCormack – 42

9 - K.J. Lawson – 41

10 – Ochai Agbaji – 21

Note: Injured center Udoka Azubuike had recorded 50 points through KU’s first 13 games of the season and freshman Ochai Agbaji did not start playing until Game 15.

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