41 - 98 Final
  for this game

No. 6 Kansas crushes Ohio

Nov 27, 2010 - 4:05 AM Las Vegas, NV (Sports Network) - Marcus Morris scored 26 points and his twin brother Markieff added 11 points and eight rebounds as sixth-ranked Kansas easily handled Ohio, 98-41, in the Las Vegas Invitational.

Travis Releford added 13 points and both Brady Morningstar and Elijah Johnson scored eight for the Jayhawks (5-0), who will face Arizona on Saturday.

D.J. Cooper scored 16 points and grabbed six boards for the Bobcats (3-2), who had won two straight.

Kansas stated the game on a 10-2 run in the first four minutes. Marcus Morris connected on a three-pointer with six minutes left to put the Jayhawks up, 30-14, and added a tip-in with 1:38 to go to extend the lead to 43-16.

Marcus Morris scored 18 points in the first half, and Ohio's 7-of-30 shooting in the opening 20 minutes allowed the Jayhawks to jump out to a 43-20 advantage heading into intermission.

Kansas opened the second half with an 9-0 run, and Marcus Morris connected on a driving layup with seven minutes left to put Kansas up 40, 77-37.

The Kansas lead breached 50 with 3 1/2 minutes remaining and the Jayhawks played out the stretch with their bench.

Game Notes

Kansas forced Ohio into 22 turnovers that they turned into 33 points... Kansas won the rebounding margin 44-38... Ohio missed all 18 three-pointers they attempted... The Bobcats made 13-of-15 from the line; 19-of-30 for Kansas.

  • OHIO: 41
    KANSAS: 98

    Nov 26 10:06 PM

  • OHIO: 20
    KANSAS: 43

    Nov 26 8:56 PM

  • OHIO: 0
    KANSAS: 0
    1st Half - 20:00

    Nov 26 8:06 PM