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Perry Ellis has 17 points and 9 rebounds, No. 11 Kansas beats No. 20 Michigan State 61-56

  • Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo, left, talks to referee Karl Hess during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014. Kansas won 61-56. (AP Photo/Reinhold Matay)

    Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo, left, talks to referee Karl Hess during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014. Kansas won 61-56. (AP Photo/Reinhold Matay)  (The Associated Press)

  • Michigan State guard Travis Trice (20) shoots past Kansas guard Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk (10) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014. Kansas won 61-56. (AP Photo/Reinhold Matay)

    Michigan State guard Travis Trice (20) shoots past Kansas guard Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk (10) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014. Kansas won 61-56. (AP Photo/Reinhold Matay)  (The Associated Press)

  • Kansas guard Wayne Selden Jr. (1) grabs a rebound against Michigan State forward Colby Wollenman (41) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014. Kansas won 61-56. Kansas won 61-56. (AP Photo/Reinhold Matay)

    Kansas guard Wayne Selden Jr. (1) grabs a rebound against Michigan State forward Colby Wollenman (41) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014. Kansas won 61-56. Kansas won 61-56. (AP Photo/Reinhold Matay)  (The Associated Press)

Perry Ellis had 17 points and nine rebounds to help No. 11 Kansas beat Michigan State 61-56 Sunday in the championship game of the Orlando Classic.

Svi Mykhailiuk added 11 points and Frank Mason III chipped in 10 for Kansas (5-1).

Michigan State (5-2) got 14 points from both Denzel Valentine and Travis Trice.

Trice's 3 made it 59-56 with 1:36 to play. After both teams failed to score on their next possession, Jamari Traylor hit two free throws in the final minute.

Kansas grabbed its biggest lead, 54-46, on Cliff Alexander's three-point play with 7 1-2 left.