LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - Perry Ellis had 15 points and seven rebounds in his college debut, and No. 7 Kansas used a big first-half run to put away Emporia State 88-54 in an exhibition game Tuesday night.
Ellis is part of a deep freshman class that the Jayhawks will be counting on to fill the shoes left by All-America Thomas Robinson, a first-round NBA draft pick, and Tyshawn Taylor, the senior guard who helped lead Kansas to the brink of a national championship last season.
The Jayhawks lost to Kentucky in the title game in New Orleans.
Reserve Elijah Johnson scored 12 points against the Hornets, a Division II school from southeastern Kansas.

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