2:00 PM ET, January 7, 2012
Lloyd Noble Center, Norman, Oklahoma
NORMAN, Okla. -- Travis Releford has saved his best basketball for Big 12 play.After opening conference play with his first double-double in college, Releford scored 28 points to set a career best for the second straight game and Kansas (No. 15 ESPN/USA Today, No. 14 AP) used a big surge just after halftime to beat Oklahoma 72-61 Saturday.Releford had career-highs with 16 points and 11 rebounds in his previous game against Kansas State and continued his strong start to Big 12 play.
Jayhawks Getting Defensive
Kansas trailed Oklahoma by one point at the half, but the Jayhawks played lockdown defense to pull away in the second half.
Kansas Defense at Oklahoma
|1st Half||2nd Half|
|-- ESPN Stats & Information|
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||29-58 (.500)||19-50 (.380)|
|3P Made-Attempted||4-19 (.211)||3-9 (.333)|
|FT Made-Attempted||10-14 (.714)||20-28 (.714)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||23 (0/0)||13 (0/0)|