Kansas junior forward Perry Ellis speaks with media in the locker room after returning to the starting lineup in KU's win over Baylor at the Big 12 Tournament. Ellis discusses how his knee held up in the semifinal and the Big 12 Championship game against Iowa State.
Kansas University’s men’s basketball team held Baylor to its lowest point total of the season Friday night in a 62-52 Jayhawks victory at Sprint Center.
Everybody’s been talking about Perry Ellis and his sprained right knee. Garnering a lot less attention are the ailments of Kansas University sophomore Landen Lucas, whose “body is worn out right now,” KU coach Bill Self said before Friday’s KU-Baylor Big 12 tournament semifinal in Sprint Center.
Brannen Greene hit his first three-point attempt against Baylor in Kansas University’s 62-52 win in the Big 12 Tournament semifinals Friday.
When a young basketball player starts to talk like his coach, applies his standards, sees every blemish in the mirror, that usually is a sign of better days on the horizon. It means a team knows what it is and isn’t and knows what it will take to get the job done. By Tom Keegan
When it comes to conference foes who have faced each other a bunch of times during the past few seasons, players and coaches tend to know when something's off about a guy or team with which they are familiar. That was the case for the Baylor Bears on Friday night with Kansas' Perry Ellis, who scored 11 points and grabbed six rebounds in 26 minutes of a 62-52 Big 12 tournament semifinal victory at Sprint Center. By Matt Tait
Kansas basketball coach Bill Self and Jayhawks Perry Ellis and Wayne Selden Jr. discuss KU's 62-52 win over Baylor in the Big 12 Tournament semifinals. Kansas won with defense, a big night from Selden and the return of Ellis.