2:00 PM ET, March 1, 2009
Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, Kansas
Kansas nears 5th straight Big 12 title with 40th consecutive home win
LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Kansas landed an 18-1 knockout punch in the first 10 minutes, and then made sure Missouri didn't get back in the fight this time.Sherron Collins scored 25 points and dished out several key assists in the take-command run and the No. 15 Jayhawks took command of the Big 12 race by trouncing the Tigers (No. 8 ESPN/USA Today, No. 11 AP) 90-65 Sunday.
• Kansas rolled to its nation-best 40th straight home victory.
• The Jayhawks have now won six of their last seven against the Tigers and 10 straight vs. Mizzou at home.
• Missouri failed in its attempt to beat Kansas twice in a season for the first time since 1993-94. The loss also ended the Tigers' seven-game win streak.
-- ESPN research
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||25-70 (.357)||33-59 (.559)|
|3P Made-Attempted||3-17 (.176)||8-14 (.571)|
|FT Made-Attempted||12-17 (.706)||16-22 (.727)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||18 (0/0)||15 (0/0)|