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COL BKB: Kansas 90, Lehigh 74

OKLAHOMA CITY, March 19 (UPI) -- Marcus Morris led a second-half surge Thursday that pushed Kansas to a 90-74 victory over Lehigh in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

COL BKB: Kansas 72, Kansas State 64

KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 13 (UPI) -- Marcus Morris pumped in 18 points Saturday, leading No. 1 Kansas to a 72-64 win over No. 9 Kansas State and the Big 12 Tournament crown.

COL BKB: Kansas 79, Texas A&M 66

KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 12 (UPI) -- Sherron Collins scored 26 points Friday and No. 1 Kansas rode a big defensive effort to defeat Texas A&M in the Big 12 semifinals 79-66.

COL BKB: Kansas 80, Texas Tech 68

KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 11 (UPI) -- Sherron Collins and Xavier Henry teamed for eight points in a 62-second span that fired No. 1 Kansas to an 80-68 win over Texas Tech in the Big 12 Tournament.

COL BKB: Kansas 77, Missouri 56

COLUMBIA, Mo., March 6 (UPI) -- Tyshawn Taylor and three other Jayhawks tallied in double figures Saturday, lifting No. 2 Kansas to a 77-56 defeat of Missouri.

COL BKB: Kansas 82, Kansas State 65

LAWRENCE, Kan., March 3 (UPI) -- Xavier Henry had 19 points and Sherron Collins added 17 Wednesday and No. 2 Kansas beat No. 5 Kansas State 82-65 to clinch the Big 12 Conference championship.

COL BKB: Kansas 81, Oklahoma 68

LAWRENCE, Kan., Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Xavier Henry scored 23 points and Sherron Collins had 17 Monday to lead No. 1 Kansas to an 81-68 win over Oklahoma.

COL BKB: Kansas 94, Colorado 74

LAWRENCE, Kan., Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Xavier Henry scored 24 points and Cole Aldrich netted 17 Saturday as No. 1 Kansas pounded Colorado 94-74.

COL BKB: Kansas 80, Texas 68

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Marcus Morris led top-ranked Kansas with 18 points and the Jayhawks capitalized on turnovers Monday to knock off No. 14 Texas 80-68.

COL BKB: Kansas 72, Colorado 66 (OT)

BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Marcus Morris scored four of the seven points Kansas produced to begin overtime Wednesday and the No. 1 Jayhawks went on to defeat Colorado 72-66.
COL BKB: Kansas 81, Kansas State 79 (OT)

COL BKB: Kansas 81, Kansas State 79 (OT)

MANHATTAN, Kan., Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Cole Aldrich's go-ahead jumper with 1:55 left in overtime Saturday led second-ranked Kansas to an 81-79 win at 13th-ranked Kansas State.

COL BKB: Kansas 84, Iowa State 61

AMES, Iowa, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- No. 3 Kansas used Cole Aldrich's 19 points and 11 rebounds Saturday to post an 84-61 Big 12 win at Iowa State.

COL BKB: Kansas 81, Baylor 75

LAWRENCE, Kan., Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Sherron Collins hit five 3-pointers and scored 28 points Wednesday, helping No. 3 Kansas fight off Baylor 81-75.

COL BKB: Kansas 84, Nebraska 72

LINCOLN, Neb., Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Consecutive 3-pointers by Tyrel Reed and Marcus Morris broke open a close game in the second half Wednesday and No. 3 Kansas went on to defeat Nebraska 84-72.

COL BKB: Kansas 71, Cornell 66

LAWRENCE, Kan., Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Sherron Collins and Xavier Henry teamed for four free throws in the final 15 seconds Wednesday, allowing No. 1 Kansas to fight off Cornell 71-66.
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Sherron Marlon Collins (born March 17, 1987 in Chicago, Illinois) is a 5'11" American basketball player who currently plays for University of Kansas in the Big 12 of the NCAA. After the 2006-2007 season, Collins was unanimously selected to the Big 12 All-Freshman Team. After leading the 2008-2009 Jayhawks team to the Big 12 Conference title, Collins was named to the first team all conference team. He was named a third team All-American by the Associated Press and Sporting News after the 2008-2009 season. Collins is the all-time winningest Jayhawk over a four year span with 124 victories (as of Feb. 22, 2010).

Sherron Collins was born in Chicago, Illinois to Stacey Harris. His upbringing in Chicago was difficult, with a father in and out of jail and gang life all around him. Growing up, Collins was very active playing several sports including football, basketball, and baseball. In 2002, Sherron began his high school career at Crane Tech Prep High School. During his time at Crane, Sherron was a standout multi-sport athlete. On the basketball court, Collins was coached by Anthony Longstreet. In his junior season, Collins averaged 19.8 points, 3.1 rebounds and 5.1 assists. During his senior season, he averaged 33 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists for the Cougars. As a result, he was named a McDonald's All-American as well as a Third-team Parade All-American. He was selected as a First-team All-State selection in 2006. Additionally, Collins played in the Michael Jordan All-American Classic in April 2006. He was the No. 21-ranked player in the class of 2006 and the No. 4-ranked point guard by Rivals.com. Collins helped guide Crane to the 2003 and 2005 conference and city championship titles. His best game was a 45 point performance against Whitney Young High School during his senior season. and was a third-team All America selection by the AP and TSN

In his second season with the Jayhawks, Collins won the 2008 Big 12 Sixth Man Award. He posted 10 points or more in 11 games during the 2007-2008 season. The sophomore guard made at least one 3-pointer in 22 of 29 outings and recorded three or more assists 14 times.

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