Scores

Final

New Mexico St 79

(2-3, 0-3 away)

Kansas 100

(6-1, 5-0 home)

8:00 PM ET, December 3, 2008

Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, Kansas

1 2 T
NMSU 31 4879
KU 42 58100

Top Performers

New Mexico St: J. Young 17 Pts, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

Kansas: S. Collins 15 Pts, 2 Reb, 11 Ast, 2 Stl

Kansas dumps New Mexico State, wins 29th straight at home

Associated Press

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Tyshawn Taylor scored a career-best 23 points and No. 25 Kansas pushed its home winning streak to 29 games with a 100-79 victory over New Mexico State on Wednesday night.

Fast Facts

• Kansas has won 38 straight home games vs. unranked opponents.

• New Mexico State has lost eight straight nonconference road games.

• The Aggies have lost 13 of their last 14 games against ranked opponents, including six straight.

-- ESPN research

Sherron Collins added 15 points and 11 assists for the Jayhawks (6-1).

Kansas shot 54 percent and had a 46-20 rebounding advantage, finally pulling away late after letting New Mexico State (2-3) hang around because of defensive breakdowns and sloppy turnovers.

The Jayhawks scored 17 points off 20 offensive rebounds and had a 56-24 advantage inside.

Cole Aldrich shook off early foul trouble to finish with 13 points -- all in the second half -- and 13 rebounds for Kansas. Tyrel Reed had 12 points, hitting consecutive 3-pointers to help Kansas finally put the Aggies away.

Jahmar Young scored 17 points and Jonathan Gibson added 16 for New Mexico State, which had 17 turnovers that led to 29 points for Kansas.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NMSU
KU
Points 79 100
FG Made-Attempted 27-58 (.466) 39-71 (.549)
3P Made-Attempted 10-26 (.385) 7-17 (.412)
FT Made-Attempted 15-19 (.789) 15-17 (.882)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 26

2008-09 Season

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