Kansas Downs West Virginia 61-56 - Match Report

Kansas Downs West Virginia 61-56 - Match Report

Kansas got 15 points from Travis Releford as they ran past West Virginia 61-56 on Monday at WVU Colliseum.

Bettors who backed Kansas were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 8.

Kansas got 15 points from Jeff Withey and another 13 points from Ben McLemore. Elijah Johnson contributed 5 assists, while Kevin Young cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

West Virginia got 17 points from Aaric Murray in a losing cause and another 14 points from Juwan Staten. Jabarie Hinds contributed 3 assists for them, while Aaric Murray had 7 rebounds.

Kansas hit the break leading 38-30 before taking care of business in the second half.

Kansas had a 36-27 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.