The whole court-storming talk was moot.
No. 2 Kansas won 72-63 at Kansas State on Saturday night, but it was a battle at time.
That showed on senior Perry Ellis’ face as he had a nasty eye injury that showed late in the game:
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People watching the Sunflower Showdown took note of the eye:
Earlier in the second half, Ellis also had a nasty cut behind his ear. My boss, Jeff Rosen, caught that picture: