March 12, 2011

KU gets back at Texas

Kansas City -- As it turned out, No. 10 ranked Texas never stood a chance against No. 2 ranked Kansas on Saturday evening. Playing in the final game of the Big 12 Tournament for the second straight year, the Jayhawks avenged their only home loss of the year by defeating the Longhorns, 85-73. Kansas, which led by 15 points at halftime, erased any hopes of a Texas comeback late in the second half when senior guard Brady Morningstar connected on a jump-shot, which increased KU's lead back to 10. While Marcus Morris was named the Most Outstanding player of the Big 12 Tournament, the player of the game, without question, was Tyshawn Taylor. The junior guard scored a team-high 20 points, dished out five dimes and committed just two turnovers. Taylor couldn't be picked a better time to play what might be considered the best game of his career.


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