LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Jeff Withey had at least six inches on just about everyone from Richmond.
Little surprise that every time the Spiders slashed into the lane, Withey sent their shots right back out. And every time ninth-ranked Kansas dumped the ball inside to the 7-footer, he had to simply turn around and stuff it through the basket.
Withey finished with 17 points and 13 rebounds Tuesday night in the Jayhawks’ 87-59 rout, and the smile on the senior’s face showed that he enjoyed every minute of it.
Now, it’s time for Withey to start picking on someone his own size.
The Jayhawks (9-1) have romped to eight straight victories since losing to Michigan State on a neutral floor early in the season, but finally get their first true road test Saturday, when they visit seventh-ranked Ohio State for a marquee non-conference showdown.
Continue Reading: Withey leads No. 9 Kansas past Richmond, 87-59 (The Associated Press)