Elijah Johnson scored a career-high 23 points, leading the Kansas men's basketball team to a 72-56 victory over UCLA on Tuesday night at the Maui Invitational.
Johnson — whose previous career-high was 15 points against Oklahoma State on Feb. 21, 2011 — made 8 of 13 field goals and 4 of 8 three-pointers. The four made threes also tied a career high.
UCLA closed the deficit to 61-56 with 4:33 left before the Jayhawks ended the game on an 11-0 run.
Thomas Robinson contributed 15 points (7-for-11 shooting) and 10 rebounds, while Tyshawn Taylor added 13 points and six assists.
KU (3-1) will play Duke in the Maui Invitational championship game at 9 p.m. central on Wednesday.