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Svi (for 3) tops ratings in blowout victory vs. Omaha

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Kansas guard Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk (10) elevates for a shot over Omaha guard Daniel Norl (13) and Omaha guard Zach Jackson during the first half on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017 at Allen Fieldhouse.

Kansas guard Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk (10) elevates for a shot over Omaha guard Daniel Norl (13) and Omaha guard Zach Jackson during the first half on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017 at Allen Fieldhouse. by Nick Krug

1 - Svi Mykhailiuk: Came out of aggressive from the tip and never let up. Made 6 of 7 3-pointers, scored 26 points and had four rebounds and four assists to go with one turnover.

2 - Devonte’ Graham: Kept team moving at fast pace, made 5 of 7 3-pointers and had eight assists, four rebounds and just two turnovers. Scored 17 points on a night he attempted just seven shots from the field.

3 - Lagerald Vick: Too quick for Omaha to handle, Vick delivered 15 points and nine rebounds.

4 - Udoka Azubuike: Posted second double-double in a row and third of his career with 11 points and 12 rebounds in 22 minutes.

5 - Malik Newman: Grew hot late and scored 9 of 14 points in the second half. Also had four rebounds and four assists.

6 - Sam Cunliffe: Skied to throw down two lobs, hit a 3-pointer, hustled and showed he will help bring team scoring punch off the bench. Scored nine points in 20 minutes and had two rebounds and two assists.

7 - Marcus Garrett: Stayed closer to the basket and came away with four pints, five rebounds and two assists without turning it over.

8 - Mitch Lightfoot: Played well for the second game in a row, totaling six points, three rebounds and a blocked shot.

SEASON STANDINGS

1 (tie) - Devonte' Graham (95)

2 (tie) - Lagerald Vick (95)

3 - Svi Mykhailiuk (90)

4 - Udoka Azubuike (83)

5 - Malik Newman (65)

6 - Marcus Garrett (59)

7 - Mitch Lightfoot (49)

8 - Sam Cunliffe (8)

Comments

Dale Rogers 1 month ago

I thought one of Cunliffe's baskets was a rebound/putback rather than a second lob. In any case, it's good to see him get his feet wet and get past the first-game heebie-jeebies.

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