March 24, 2016
Kansas Jayhawks forward Perry Ellis (34) gets to the bucket past Maryland center Diamond Stone (33) during the first half, Thursday, March 24, 2016 at KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Strong 2nd half pushes KU past Maryland, 79-63
Behind an NCAA-Tournament-best 27 points from senior Perry Ellis, the Kansas University men's basketball team moved within one victory of earning a spot in the 2016 Final Four in Houston with a 79-63 victory over fifth-seeded Maryland in the Sweet 16 in Louisville. Top-seeded Kansas and No. 2 seed Villanova will meet in Saturday's Elite Eight with a trip to Houston on the line. By Gary Bedore