November 13, 2012
Kansas forward Perry Ellis looks to pass around Michigan State center Adreian Payne during the first half, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.
Kansas University freshman Perry Ellis says the adjustment from high school to college — both in the classroom and on the basketball court — has been trying at times, but he's focused on improving. By Gary Bedore
Perry Ellis used beyond-his-years basketball skills to lead Wichita Heights High to four consecutive state titles. But he never had faced a band of bruisers akin to Michigan State's big men and his long night amounted to a valuable basketball education. By Tom Keegan