LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – Brannen Greene scored 17 points off the bench, Perry Ellis also had 17 points and No. 11 Kansas rebounded from an embarrassing loss to Kentucky with an 87-60 victory over Rider on Monday night.
Svi Mykhailiuk, the 17-year-old Freshman from the Ukraine, made his first start for Kansas, finishing with 10 points and five rebounds. Cliff Alexander had with 10 points and four rebounds.
Xavier Lundy paced Rider (3-2) with 13 points. Teddy Okereafor had 10 points and four assists.
Kansas (2-1) went on a 9-0 run midway through the first half, solely led by Alexander. In those two minutes, Alexander scored all nine points, grabbed two rebounds and blocked a shot. The freshman only played for 13 minutes.
Wayne Selden Jr. led the Jayhawks with nine asists. Kansas had 22 overall, more than in the past two games combined.