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Men's Basketball 2012-13 coverage

French Club team defeats Kansas, 79-60

  • 1 p.m., Aug. 12, 2012
  • Paris, France,

KU coach Bill Self talks following 79-60 loss to AMW Team France

KU coach Bill Self talks following his team's 79-60 loss to AMW Team France on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012.


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FINAL: AMW Team France dominates second half, beats short-handed Jayhawks, 79-60

Kansas couldn't hold a three-point halftime lead, as AMW Team France used a big second-half run to take a 79-60 exhibition victory.

The Jayhawks played without Elijah Johnson, Jeff Withey and Travis Releford, whom KU coach Bill Self sat out to get others more playing time. Ben McLemore also sat out with a groin injury.

AMW Team France outscored KU 48-26 in the second half to turn it into a blowout.

Perry Ellis led KU with 16 points on 6-for-9 shooting with 12 rebounds. Andrew White added 15 points, while Zach Peters contributed nine rebounds.

Team France's Kevin Seraphin, who plays for the Washington Wizards, had 16 points on 6-for-8 shooting with six rebounds.

KU ended its European exhibition trip with a 2-2 record.

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KU coach Bill Self postgame audio

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