12:30 PM ET, March 11, 2010
Sprint Center, Kansas City, Missouri
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas reached a major milestone, one just two other programs can claim.A nice accomplishment, worthy of the trophy case.There just isn't time for the Jayhawks to enjoy it. Not after struggling against Texas Tech, not with more important goals still out there.Leaning on stars Cole Aldrich and Sherron Collins, No. 1 Kansas became the third team to reach 2,000 wins by pulling out an 80-68 victory over scrappy Texas Tech on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 tournament.
• The Jayhawks have won 10 of their last 11 Big 12 tournament games and have reached the semifinals in 12 of the 14 tournaments.
• Kansas is 30-2 this season, the ninth 30-win season in school history and third in the last four years.
• It was also Kansas' 2,000th victory. The Jayhawks joined Kentucky and North Carolina as the only schools to reach the milestone.
• Sherron Collins led all scorers with 19 points, his 26th game in double figures.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Big 12 Tournament
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||26-65 (.400)||24-55 (.436)|
|3P Made-Attempted||5-19 (.263)||8-16 (.500)|
|FT Made-Attempted||11-17 (.647)||24-33 (.727)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||21 (0/0)||18 (0/0)|