March Madness - Western Kentucky vs Kansas Wrap - Kansas Wins 64-57
|March Madness - Western Kentucky vs Kansas Wrap - Kansas Wins 64-57|
Kansas earned a 64-57 victory over Western Kentucky on Friday, getting 17 points from Jeff Withey at Sprint Center.
Kansas did not, however, defeat Western Kentucky against the spread, which closed at 20.5 at most sportsbooks.
Kansas got 11 points from Travis Releford and another 11 points from Ben McLemore. Naadir Tharpe contributed 3 assists, while Kevin Young cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Western Kentucky got 13 points from Jamal Crook in a losing cause and another 12 points from T.J. Price. Jamal Crook contributed 4 assists for them, while Jamal Crook had 9 rebounds.
Kansas trailed at halftime, 31-30.
The rebound battle favored Western Kentucky as they grabbed 41 boards, while Kansas only had 35.