December 29, 2012
Kansas guard Elijah Johnson whips his towel in excitement after a near dunk by teammate Jamari Traylor against American during the second half on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012 at Allen Fieldhouse. At left are KU guards Travis Releford and Niko Roberts, right.
The way American coach Jeff Jones saw it, it was the play of Kansas point guards Elijah Johnson and Naadir Tharpe that made things oh-so-easy for Travis Releford and the rest of the Jayhawks in an 89-57 victory. By Matt Tait • Box score • KU coach Bill Self audio • Naadir Tharpe, Travis Releford and Jeff Withey audio