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Balanced Kansas cruises past Fort Hays State 92-75 in exhibition

  • Kansas' Joel Embiid (21) puts up a shot under pressure from Fort Hays State's Craig Nicholson (3), and Dwayne Brunson (31) during the first half of an exhibition NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, in Lawrence, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

    Kansas' Joel Embiid (21) puts up a shot under pressure from Fort Hays State's Craig Nicholson (3), and Dwayne Brunson (31) during the first half of an exhibition NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, in Lawrence, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)  (The Associated Press)

  • Kansas' Jamari Traylor (31) tries to steal the ball from Fort Hays State's Jared Tadlock during the first half of an exhibition NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, in Lawrence, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

    Kansas' Jamari Traylor (31) tries to steal the ball from Fort Hays State's Jared Tadlock during the first half of an exhibition NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, in Lawrence, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)  (The Associated Press)

  • Kansas guard Frank Mason, left, and Fort Hays State's Craig Nicholson (3) chase a loose ball during the first half of an exhibition NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, in Lawrence, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

    Kansas guard Frank Mason, left, and Fort Hays State's Craig Nicholson (3) chase a loose ball during the first half of an exhibition NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, in Lawrence, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)  (The Associated Press)

Wayne Selden and Perry Ellis had 13 points apiece, and No. 5 Kansas beat Fort Hays State 92-75 in an exhibition game Tuesday night.

Jamari Traylor added 11 points for the Jayhawks, who open the regular season Friday against Louisiana-Monroe before playing No. 4 Duke next week.

Dwayne Brunson scored 15 points for the Tigers, a Division II program picked to win its conference. Craig Nicholson added 14.

Kansas broke the game open with a 28-7 run in the middle of the first half. Eight different Jayhawks scored during the run, highlighted by fast-break layups from Frank Mason and Tarik Black.

Highly touted freshman Andrew Wiggins, who had an up-and-down opener last week, had 10 points for the Jayhawks.