Perry Ellis shows off his complete skill set vs. K-State
1 - Perry Ellis: Both when facing the basket and driving his man, and when using his footwork to set himself up for buckets, Ellis looked so quick. He made 7 of 9 shots from the field and had three assists and a blocked shot. Had a double-double by halftime on his way to 16 points and 12 rebounds.
2 - Wayne Selden Jr.: Blocked four shots, two of which drew quite a rise out of the crowd. Made 3 of 6 three-point shots and 2 of 7 two-pointers, widening the gap between his three-point (.360) and two-point percentages. Made Marcus Foster work hard for his shots.
3 - Kelly Oubre Jr.: Picked up all of his eight points and all but two of his nine rebounds in the first half and wasn’t nearly as active in the second half.
4 - Brannen Greene: Made 4 of 5 shots and 3 of 4 three-pointers to score 11 of his team’s 14 bench points. What a great shooter.
5 - Jamari Traylor: Did a better job on Thomas Gipson than did Cliff Alexander, and used his quickness to come up with two steals to go with three assists and two turnovers. Still doesn’t hit the open 15-footer, but did contribute six points and five rebounds..
6 - Frank Mason III: Threw a pass into the stands 99 seconds into the second half, after his roughest half of season (for non-Kentucky games) in many ways, and was replaced by Graham. Several minutes later, he returned and played well, extending his double-figures scoring streak to 18 games with a 10-point night. Made just 3 of 12 shots from the field.
7 - Devonté Graham: Kansas State turned Graham’s taunting technical into four points. Had four assists and did not turn it over in 18 minutes. Had one steal. Hit just 1 of 4 shtos and got outmuscled on a few plays.
8 - Cliff Alexander: Looked small and played small when going against veteran wide-body Thomas Gipson. Couldn’t score on Gipson and couldn’t defend him. Played 19 scoreless minutes and produced four rebounds, an assist and a blocked shot.
Frank Mason III - 161
Perry Ellis - 148
Cliff Alexander - 142
Wayne Selden Jr. - 129
Kelly Oubre Jr. - 115
Jamari Traylor - 95
Brannen Greene - 90
Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk - 79
Devonté Graham - 73
Landen Lucas - 60
Hunter Mickelson - 25