Jayhawk report: KU 93, Toledo 83

12/31/2013 7:53 AM

12/31/2013 8:01 AM

Monday’s box score

No. 16 Kansas 93, Toledo 83

TOLEDO Min FG FT REB A PF PT
Drummond 29 4-11 3-3 3-4 3 2 13
Pearson 32 5-11 0-2 2-4 0 0 10
Brown 34 3-11 0-0 1-2 5 0 9
Weatherspoon 26 5-8 2-2 0-3 2 4 13
Boothe 23 7-13 0-0 1-1 5 5 15
J Williams 18 3-4 0-1 0-1 0 1 7
Lauf 9 2-2 4-4 1-3 0 2 8
Garber 15 1-2 0-0 1-3 0 2 2
Smith 14 2-7 1-2 2-5 0 1 6
Totals 200 32-69 10-14 13-28 15 17 83

Percentages: FG .464, FT .714. 3-Point Goals: 9-16, .563 (Brown 3-4, Drummond 2-4, J. Williams 1-1, Boothe 1-2, Weatherspoon 1-2, Smith 1-3). Team Rebounds: 2. Blocked Shots: 2 (J. Williams, Boothe). Turnovers: 8 (Weatherspoon 5, Brown, Boothe, Drummond). Steals: 10 (Pearson 3, Drummond 3, Garber, Brown, Boothe, Smith). Technical Fouls: None.

KANSAS Min FG FT REB A PF PT
Selden, Jr 29 3-7 1-2 1-2 3 3 8
Tharpe 27 7-8 2-4 0-3 8 4 20
Embiid 31 5-9 4-7 3-10 2 3 14
Wiggins 38 7-14 5-5 0-5 1 3 20
Ellis 31 9-15 2-4 6-11 1 1 21
Mason 23 1-5 0-0 0-2 7 1 2
Greene 5 0-0 0-0 0-1 0 1 0
Black 7 2-4 0-0 3-3 0 1 4
Traylor 9 2-2 0-0 2-3 1 0 4
Totals 200 36-64 14-22 18-44 23 17 93

Percentages: FG .563, FT .636. 3-Point Goals: 7-14, .500 (Tharpe 4-5, Ellis 1-1, Selden, Jr. 1-3, Wiggins 1-4, Mason 0-1). Team Rebounds: 4. Blocked Shots: 6 (Embiid 3, Selden, Jr., Traylor, Wiggins). Turnovers: 18 (Tharpe 5, Selden, Jr. 4, Wiggins 3, Embiid 3, Mason, Black, Traylor). Steals: 4 (Black, Mason, Ellis, Tharpe). Technical Fouls: None.

Toledo 36 47 83
Kansas 43 50 93

A—NA. Officials—Tom Eades, Kelly Self, Antinio Petty.

No ill effects for Ellis

Sophomore forward Perry Ellis finished with a game-high 21 points and 11 rebounds during KU’s victory over Toledo, showing no ill effects from the blow he suffered against Georgetown on Dec. 21.

Ellis, who was diagnosed with a bruised nerve in his neck, was able to return home to Wichita for a few days and rest up while spending Christmas with his family.

“I got to be at home and really just got to recover a little bit,” said Ellis, who shot nine of 15 from the floor. “I felt good out there. So I’m just glad that I could play tonight.”

It was just the second career double-double for Ellis and his first of the season.

Tyler Self to redshirt

Kansas coach Bill Self announced on Saturday during the Jayhawks’ annual holiday clinic that his son, Tyler, a sophomore walk-on, would likely redshirt this season after an ongoing foot injury sidelined him for most of November and December.

-Rustin Dodd

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