Kansas cruises past Radford
Lawrence, KS (Sports Network) - Sherron Collins and Cole Aldrich each scored 15 points to pace top-ranked Kansas to another relatively easy victory, this time a 99-64 rout of Radford.
Collins also had eight assists while Aldrich pulled down nine rebounds, as the Jayhawks (8-0) recorded their seventh double-digit win on the young season, including Sunday's 73-61 decision at UCLA.
"We did some good things. I felt like we definitely performed better than we did this past Sunday," Kansas head coach Bill Self said.
Xavier Henry tallied 13 points, while C.J. Henry and Elijah Johnson each netted 11 in the lopsided win.
Joey Lynch-Flohr and Art Parakhouski logged 26 and 21 points, respectively, for the Highlanders (4-3), who were coming off a 61-57 win over Presbyterian on Saturday. Parakhouski also had 13 rebounds in defeat.
"Kansas is a tough team," Parakhouski said. "They did a pretty good job to keep me out of the paint in the first half, I was struggling."
Ahead 13-10 midway through the frame, the freshman Xavier Henry showed his versatility by sparking a 14-3 run with a three-pointer and ending it on a dunk.
The Jayhawks cruised to a 36-18 lead at the break and Collins' jumper made it a 22-point game less than two minutes into the second half.
Parakhouski and Lynch-Flohr tried valiantly to keep the score respectable, but a 12-2 Kansas spurt capped by a three-pointer from Marcus Morris with under eight minutes remaining yielded a 74-41 score that was indicative of the uneven talent on the floor.
Kansas extended its nation-leading win streak at home to 47 games...Radford finished a five-game road trip with a 2-3 record...Kansas shot 51.4 percent from the floor, including 9-of-16 from three-point range..The Jayhawks outrebounded the Highlanders, 44-29, and outscored them in the paint, 46-22...Thomas Robinson ended with 10 points and seven boards for Kansas.
12/10 00:48:24 ET