Kansas stuns Wofford, 72-47

A 27-0 run in the second half buries the visitors from Spartanburg, SC.

The Kansas Jayhawks used their biggest run of the season in the second half to absolutely bury the visiting Wofford Terriers by a 72-47 final score.

The Game

Wofford opened the scoring with a three-pointer (what else?) by Matthew Pegram, but Kansas would quickly answer. By the 10-minute mark, the Jayhawks held a 19-12 lead after a Devon Dotson layup. However, KU would only lead by three, 29-26, at the break.

Wofford took a 32-29 lead less than two minutes into the second half, but Kansas quickly reclaimed the lead. A Cameron Jackson free throw at the 11:16 mark cut the KU lead to 43-41, and that’s when KU went on its 27-0 run that absolutely put the game out of reach. The Terriers wouldn’t score again until only 2:28 remained in the game as Quentin Grimes, Dedric Lawson, and Devon Dotson just blew up and Kansas cruised to a relatively easy 72-47 win.

Stats

Dedric Lawson led all scorers with 20 points on 10-17 shooting. He added 8 rebounds and 3 blocks, but was 0-4 from behind the arc.

Quentin Grimes busted out of his funk with 14 points on 6-10 shooting.

Devon Dotson added 16 points of his own on 6-9 shooting, with 3 steals, 3 assists, and 3 rebounds.

Chris Teahan played for the first time since exhibition play!

As a team, Kansas only shot just 3-23 (13.0%) from three-point range. The Jayhawks were 7-10 (70.0%) from the free throw line.

Wofford took 40.0% of their shots from 3-point range, hitting just 5-26 (19.2%).

Udoka Azubuike played just four minutes due to injuring his ankle in the first half. According to Bill Self, he has a high ankle sprain and will be out indefinitely.

Up Next

Kansas will head to Sprint Center in Kansas City, MO, to take on New Mexico State on Saturday, December 8, at 7:30 PM CST.

Source: Rock Chalk Talk