Marcus and Markieff Morris combined for 31 points en route to a 72-53 victory over Boston University in the opening round of the 2011 NCAA tournament bracket. The Jayhawks weren't able to pull away until the second half as Boston was able to hang around and make KU basketball fans a little nervous in the first half.
The main reason they were able to stay close is John Holland. The Boston forward was money in the first half keeping his team afloat before coming back to earth a little in the second half. Holland was the game's leading scorer with 19 points on 7-of-19 shooting.
Boston also had a solid game plan against the Morris twins down low collapsing on them whenever they touched the ball. The plan was overall effective in the first half but by the second half they had to respect KU's shooting, who went 9-of-20 from beyond the arc.
Tyshawn Taylor looked solid in a starting role scoring 10 points Brady Morningstar added 13 going 3-of-5 from three-point land. Josh Selby and Thomas Robinson played 15 and 16 minutes, respectively, scoring four and two points, respectively.
Kansas moves on to face Illinois in the second round of the 2011 NCAA tournament bracket.
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