12:00 PM ET, March 5, 2011
Mizzou Arena, Columbia, Missouri
Kansas keeps Missouri from perfect home record to win 7th straight Big 12 title
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- No. 2 Kansas wrapped up its seventh straight Big 12 title with defense and dominant play inside. Ball-handling, well, that needs some work.Marcus Morris and Thomas Robinson had double-doubles and the Jayhawks (29-2, 14-2 Big 12) overcame a season-worst 24 turnovers to spoil the unbeaten home season of Missouri (No. 24 ESPN/USA Today, No. 22 AP) with a 70-66 victory on Saturday.Marcus and Markieff Morris both had five turnovers and guard Brady Morningstar had four.
• Kansas clinched the Big 12 title outright for the third straight season.
• Kansas has won five straight and 10 of the last 11 matchups with Missouri.
• The Jayhawks won despite a season-high 24 turnovers, their most turnovers in a win since 2004.
• Thomas Robinson scored 15 points and grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds. He had 10 points combined in his previous three games.
• Missouri had its 17-game home win streak snapped.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||24-55 (.436)||17-58 (.293)|
|3P Made-Attempted||2-7 (.286)||3-23 (.130)|
|FT Made-Attempted||20-28 (.714)||29-35 (.829)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||26 (0/0)||25 (0/0)|