Elijah Johnson scored a career-high 26 points on 8-for-11 shooting, leading the Kansas men's basketball team to an 83-66 victory over Texas A&M in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 tournament on Thursday at Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo.
Johnson knocked down five of seven three-pointers to go with four assists, two steals, three rebounds and just one turnover.
Thomas Robinson contributed 19 points and 10 rebounds, while Tyshawn Taylor added 16 points with four assists and four turnovers.
Jeff Withey was the only other Jayhawk in double figures with 11 points. He also notched six rebounds and four blocks.
After making just four three-pointers in each of its two previous games against A&M, KU made 10 of 15 threes Thursday (67 percent).
The win advances KU to Friday's semifinals, where it will face fourth-seeded Baylor at 6:30 p.m.