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Kansas 94, Saint Joseph's 72

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Christian Braun scored 30 points and No. 6 Kansas pulled away from St. Joseph's to win 94-72 in the Rocket Mortgage Fort Myers Tip-Off.

Braun made 10 of 13 shots, hit five 3-pointers and added nine rebounds.

Ochai Agbaji added 18 points. Jalen Wilson had 14 for the Jayhawks (1-1).

Jack Forrest had 18 points for St. Joseph's (0-2). Ryan Daly and Dahmir Bishop added 14 for the Hawks.

Trailing by eight at halftime, the Hawks scored the first 10 points of the second half to go up 46-44. Daly's layup capped the run. Kansas went on a 21-6 run to put the game away.

St. Joe's surprised the Jayhawks by taking a 27-20 lead, but Kansas recovered, then went on an 11-0 burst to go up 39-30 and led 44-36 at halftime.

Kansas made 50% of its shots and had a 51-33 advantage in rebounds. The Hawks stayed in the game by making 13 3-pointers.


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Associated Press


November 27, 2020


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