LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) -Sherron Collins scored 22 points to lead defending national champion Kansas to a 98-79 victory over Washburn in an exhibition game Tuesday night.
Collins was 8-of-12 from the field and had seven assists with one turnover for the 24th-ranked Jayhawks.
Sophomore Tyrel Reed, who was limited to 23 games last season because of ankle injuries, had 16 points on 5-of-6 shooting from 3-point range, while Brady Morningstar, who was redshirted last season, added 15 points. Freshman Quintrell Thomas, one of seven newcomers for Kansas, had 10 points.
The Jayhawks, who have won 30 consecutive home exhibition games, shot 60.7 percent from the field and led 57-35 at halftime.
Washburn led 14-13 with 14:30 left in the first half, but Kansas went on a 17-5 run, which was started by two 3-pointers by Reed.
and Collins and Cole Aldrich, who had nine rebounds and eight points in 19 minutes, are the only returnees of the eight Jayhawks who played in the overtime title victory over Memphis.
Junior college transfer Mario Little, one of Kansas' top recruits, has a stress fracture in his lower left leg and is expected to be out until December.
Washburn, a NCAA Division II team from Topeka, was led by Darnell Kimble's 14 points, while DeAndre Eggins had 13.

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