January 14, 2008

Rush leads KU in win

Bill Self made it a point to call out his unselfish junior star earlier in the week, asking him to become more selfish offensively. Brandon Rush responded with 19 points, 16 of which came in the first half as No. 3 Kansas (16-0, 1-0) knocked off Nebraska (11-3, 0-1), 79-58. The Jayhawks are now one of only three unbeaten teams left in Division 1. Despite a rowdy crowd and an improved opponent in Lincoln, Neb., KU was able to control the tempo and dominate the smaller Cornhuskers late in the first half. Saturday's victory marked the 17th straight conference-opening win for KU.

As he stated after defeating Nebraska, Saturday, Brandon Rush will never be told to be more aggressive, again.

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