Vahe Gregorian

January 20, 2014 11:19 PM

KU’s Joel Embiid cool under pressure

Whether the notion was to provoke or merely suffocate Kansas freshman Joel Embiid, it took only seconds Monday night at Allen Fieldhouse for Baylor to reveal its priority: Swarm, stifle, pester and otherwise harass Embiid. He was fouled hard three times in the first 2:02, but Embiid responded without a squawk. The tactic failed, and the Jayhawks beat the Bears 78-68.

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