Outcomes, evaluation from Jayhawks’ rivalry recreation

LAWRENCE — Kansas males’s basketball’s 2021-22 common season continued Saturday with a rivalry recreation in opposition to Missouri.

The Jayhawks got here in off of a win in opposition to UTEP. The Tigers got here in off of a win in opposition to Jap Illinois. Outdoors of an exhibition in 2017, this was the primary time these two sides had confronted off since a contest at Allen Fieldhouse in the course of the 2011-12 season.

Did Kansas head coach Invoice Self watch his crew renew this rivalry with the resounding victory his fan base is anticipating? Did Missouri head coach Cuonzo Martin lead his squad to an upset win in entrance of a hostile crowd? It is unlikely that anybody who participated on this recreation had competed in an environment like this in a while, if ever.

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This is what occurred, with the most recent information first, from Allen Fieldhouse:

FINAL: Kansas 102, Missouri 65

The Jayhawks crossed the century mark on the scoreboard on a 3-pointer by Chris Teahan, and crushed their Tigers rivals for an 102-65 win. This recreation was by no means shut. Kansas cruised the entire solution to the victory.

Kansas leads 90-54 in opposition to Missouri with 4:00 left in 2nd half

Increasingly of Kansas’ bench is beginning to get some taking part in time, as Joseph Yesufu, Zach Clemence and KJ Adams Jr. all entered the sport for the primary time throughout this stretch. There are chants from the coed part which can be calling for walk-on Chris Teahan to enter the sport, but it surely would not seem that point has come but. A lineup that Jayhawks head coach Invoice Self with at one level was Yesufu, Jalen Coleman-Lands, Jalen Wilson, Adams and Clemence.

All 5 of Kansas’ starters are in double figures scoring, with Ochai Agbaji main the way in which with 21 factors. Dajuan Harris Jr. and Christian Braun every have 13 factors. David McCormack has 11 factors. And Remy Martin has 10 factors.

Kansas leads 79-47 in opposition to Missouri with 8:10 left in 2nd half

Kansas head coach Invoice Self has saved his rotation fairly tight to date, not going deeper into his bench than Jalen Wilson, Mitch Lightfoot and Jalen Coleman-Lands. Perhaps that’ll change transferring ahead on this one, as Lightfoot fouled out throughout this stretch. However when that occurred, Self went with placing McCormack again within the recreation so we’ll see.

Lightfoot completed with 9 factors, two rebounds, two blocks, an help and two turnovers.

Missouri’s Jordan Wilmore acquired a technical foul throughout this stretch as effectively. It appeared, in the course of the play, that Wilmore deliberately shoved Lightfoot within the head together with his elbow. However all that was introduced was a technical foul on Wilmore, so it is unclear how the officers noticed it.

Kansas leads 66-34 in opposition to Missouri with 15:15 left in 2nd half

Kansas is taking pictures 4-for-6 from behind the arc to date within the second half, whereas Missouri is taking pictures simply 3-for-8 from the sector total, and because of this the Jayhawks are up 32 factors with about quarter-hour left.

Javon Pickett had 15 factors within the first half for Missouri, however has solely had two factors to date within the second. The Tigers have to get him concerned extra if they’ll make this a good deficit sooner or later.

Ochai Agbaji leads Kansas and all scorers with 19 factors. His 5-for-7 mark from behind the arc to date is best than Missouri’s 3-for-8 clip as a crew on 3s.

Kansas leads 60-29 in opposition to Missouri with 17:38 left in 2nd half

The Jayhawks did not get off to a sluggish begin on this second half, and are up 31 factors with about 17 and a half minutes remaining. Ochai Agbaji could also be main Kansas with 16 factors, but it surely looks as if the 13 that Dajuan Harris Jr. has scored has their teammates and the followers fired up extra. Harris’ 13 factors will not be only a season-high, however they tie a career-high.

Remy Martin’s seven factors for the Jayhawks should not be ignored both. At instances this season he is had a difficulty seeing the ball undergo the online. And Kansas is that rather more harmful if Martin and Harris are each threats to attain like this.

HALFTIME: Kansas 49, Missouri 27

Kansas leads 40-25 in opposition to Missouri with 4:02 left in 1st half

The Jayhawks are cruising once more and up 15 factors with about 4 minutes left earlier than halftime. Kansas simply noticed Christian Braun slam dwelling one other signature dunk in entrance of the coed part, which can have had the gang at its loudest it has been to date as we speak. Braun has 10 factors, as does Ochai Agbaji.

Free throws and turnovers proceed to play a key position within the Jayhawks main comfortably. If the Tigers can take higher care of the ball and keep away from fouls, contemplating Kansas is within the bonus, they’ve a shot to enter halftime trailing by simply single digits.

Kansas leads 32-23 in opposition to Missouri with 7:36 left in 1st half

Each side are taking pictures 9-for-16 from the sector proper now, however Missouri has turned the ball over six instances whereas Kansas has solely accomplished that after. That is led to 6 factors off of turnovers for the Jayhawks, whereas the Tigers have none. Additionally, Kansas is taking pictures 9-for-11 from the free-throw line and Missouri is simply 2-for-2.

Missouri head coach Cuonzo Martin acquired a technical foul throughout this stretch. It appeared that he was upset with an official after a Tigers offensive possession that ended with Kasnas’ Jalen Coleman-Lands arising with an aggressive steal.

Kansas leads 23-11 in opposition to Missouri with 11:39 left in 1st half

The Jayhawks are cruising, and greater than doubling up the Tigers with a 23-11 lead with about 11 and a half minutes remaining within the first half.

Mitch Lightfoot was Kansas’ first substitution off of the bench. He got here in for David McCormack. Dajuan Harris Jr., whose birthday it’s as we speak, hit a pair of 3-pointers throughout this stretch. These are Harris’ first two made 3s of the season.

Missouri has seen Javon Pickett begin off effectively offensively, with seven factors early on 3-for-3 taking pictures from the sector. Nevertheless, the remainder of his crew is 2-for-9 from the sector to date.

Kansas leads 13-7 in opposition to Missouri with 15:29 left in 1st half

The Jayhawks could not have requested to get off to a greater begin, as they drew an offensive foul on the Tigers’ first possession after which opened the scoring with a 3-pointer from Christian Braun. Braun is main all scorers with eight factors already, and has an help as effectively.

Kansas is taking pictures 5-for-6 from the sector to begin this one, with Ochai Agbaji hitting a 3-pointer as effectively. David McCormack’s first factors got here on an alley-oop dunk on a feed from Braun.

It begins

Missouri wins the tip, and this one is underway.

Many former Jayhawks in attendance

The beginning lineups

Take a look at Christian Braun getting some pictures up

Kyle Cuffe Jr. seems to be coping with an damage

Kansas freshman guard Kyle Cuffe Jr. was already slated to redshirt this season. So, followers weren’t seemingly anticipating him to be out there as we speak. However for what seems to be the primary time this season, Cuffe has a strolling boot on his proper foot.

Missouri participant not anticipated to be out there

Jayhawks warming up

Jordan Guskey covers College of Kansas Athletics at The Topeka Capital-Journal. Contact him at [email protected] or on Twitter at @JordanGuskey.

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