Balanced Kansas cruises in exhibition
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP)
Wayne Selden and Perry Ellis had 13 points apiece, and No. 5 Kansas beat Fort Hays State 92-75 in an exhibition game Tuesday night.
Jamari Traylor added 11 points for the Jayhawks, who open the regular season Friday against Louisiana-Monroe before playing No. 4 Duke next week.
Dwayne Brunson scored 15 points for the Tigers, a Division II program picked to win its conference. Craig Nicholson added 14.
Kansas broke the game open with a 28-7 run in the middle of the first half. Eight different Jayhawks scored during the run, highlighted by fast-break layups from Frank Mason and Tarik Black.
Highly touted freshman Andrew Wiggins, who had an up-and-down opener last week, had 10 points for the Jayhawks.