LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - Ben McLemore had 17 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 7 Kansas was tested by Division II power Washburn before easing to a 62-50 exhibition victory Monday night.
Elijah Johnson added 13 points and freshman Perry Ellis had 10 for the Jayhawks, who turned the ball over 24 times in their final tuneup before they open their regular season Friday night against Southeast Missouri State.
After that is a date with No. 14 Michigan State on Nov. 13.
Kansas has a long way to go before that early season showdown in Atlanta.
Despite returning three starters from the team that pushed Kentucky to the limit in last season's national championship game, the Jayhawks have appeared ragged and unpolished through their first two exhibition games against small, in-state schools Emporia State and Washburn.

NCAAB Headlines

NCAAB Top Stories

Thumbnail Virginia vs. N.C. State Pick Can No. 18 Virginia stop the bleeding today when it hits the road to face N.C. State at Noon ET?
Thumbnail North Carolina vs. Pittsburgh Pick Should No. 8 North Carolina be able to go on the road and cruise past Pittsburgh when the two ACC foes...
Thumbnail Florida State vs. Clemson Pick Can No. 19 Florida State go on the road and pick up a win when it faces Clemson today at Noon ET?
Thumbnail Oregon State vs. California Pick Will California pick up a needed win at home by a large margin when it faces Oregon State tonight at 10PM ET?
Thumbnail Dayton vs. Davidson Pick Can Dayton pick up another road win in the Atlantic 10 when it takes on Davidson tonight at 9PM ET?

NCAAB Team Pages