Wilson claims top spot in KU's lopsided loss to Texas


Kansas forward Jalen Wilson (10) puts up a shot over Texas forward Greg Brown (4) during the first half, Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021 at Allen Fieldhouse.

Kansas forward Jalen Wilson (10) puts up a shot over Texas forward Greg Brown (4) during the first half, Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021 at Allen Fieldhouse. by Nick Krug

1 - Jalen Wilson — Scored 14 of KU’s first 16 points of the second half and did what he could to keep Kansas in the game during that stretch. Finished with 20 points and 7 rebounds on 6-of-13 shooting — 2-of-6 from 3-point range — in 34 minutes.

2 - Ochai Agbaji — Finished 5-of-14 overall, 0-of-5 in the second half, and did not score in the final 20 minutes. Scored all 11 points in the first half and was by far KU’s best offensive option during that stretch.

3 - Mitch Lightfoot — Stats do not show his impact, both as a rim protector (2 blocks) and a rare energy provider on a day when the Jayhawks had next to none.

4 - Marcus Garrett — Left the game after getting smacked in the mouth on a rebound and finished with just six points on 3-of-9 shooting, with two rebounds, four assists and just one turnover.

5 - Tristan Enaruna — Didn’t shoot it well and looked to be overpowered physically at times, but he snagged 5 points and 5 rebounds in 16 minutes, many of which came because freshman Bryce Thompson was out with a back injury.

6 - Christian Braun — Wasn’t his day. Shot just 2-of-10 from the floor, 0-of-5 from 3-point range and turned it over four times.

7 – Tyon Grant-Foster — Scored 5 points, 3 rebounds and a block on 2-of-5 shooting in 10 minutes as the second man off the bench. Got opportunities early and late but never really impacted the game, other than missing the front end of a trip to the free throw line, which looked big at the time it happened.

8 - Dajuan Harris — Played 13 minutes but was invisible for most of them. Finished with 2 fouls, 1 assist and 1 turnover while missing the 3 shots he attempted, including one 3-pointer.

9 - David McCormack — Was beat flat-footed on defense on Texas’ first basket and didn’t get much better from there. He hit all eight of his free throw attempts to finish with 8 points and 5 rebounds, but he was benched to open the second half and barely played in the final 20 minutes.

10 – Latrell Jossell — Played a shade over 3 minutes in garbage time and missed the only shot he attempted.

11 – Gethro Muscadin — Foul twice and did not record another stat in the 3:30 he was on the floor in garbage time.

Season Standings

1 - Ochai Agbaji – 90

2 - Jalen Wilson – 89

3 - Christian Braun – 80

4 - Marcus Garrett - 78

5 - David McCormack – 63

6 - Mitch Lightfoot – 50

7 - Dajuan Harris – 49

8 - Bryce Thompson – 46

9 - Tyon Grant-Foster – 39

10 - Tristan Enaruna - 29

11 - Latrell Jossell – 6

12 - Gethro Muscadin - 5


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