6:15 PM ET, March 13, 2010
Sprint Center, Kansas City, MO
No. 1 Kansas sweeps Kansas State, claims another Big 12 tournament title
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Snip by snip, the Kansas Jayhawks took down another championship net.So what if there are bigger goals still ahead.Winning a title feels good anytime, especially against a rival in an atmosphere like this.Balanced and sharp when it needed to be, No. 1 Kansas won its seventh Big 12 tournament title Saturday night, holding off No. 9 Kansas State 72-64 inside an ear-ringing Sprint Center.
• Kansas claimed its seventh Big 12 tournament title, improving to 7-1 all-time in the event's final game.
• The Jayhawks are 7-0 against the Wildcats in Big 12 tournament play and have won 41 of their last 43 overall against their in-state rival.
• Kansas State is 2-33 against Kansas since the Big 12 started play in the 1996-97 season.
• Denis Clemente led K-State with 17 points.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
National Invitation Tournament
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||24-69 (.348)||23-52 (.442)|
|3P Made-Attempted||8-22 (.364)||2-8 (.250)|
|FT Made-Attempted||8-14 (.571)||24-31 (.774)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||21 (0/0)||15 (0/0)|