KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Travis Releford showed some newfound aggressiveness in scoring 17 points Monday night, and No. 12 Kansas roared to a 78-41 victory over Washington State in the semifinals of the CBE Classic.
Perry Ellis added 12 points and Ben McLemore had 10 for the Jayhawks (3-1), who built a double-digit lead in the opening minutes and never looked back.
They'll play Saint Louis, a 70-49 winner over Texas A&M, in Tuesday night's championship game.
Brock Motum had 14 points for the Cougars (2-2), but he didn't get a whole lot of help.