NCAA Men's Basketball

Kansas beats WVU, 3-way tie atop Big 12

(AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) Landen Lucas rarely gets much credit for the work he does for Kansas, mainly because the blue-collar forward earns his minutes with rebounding and defense rather than offense.

So when Perry Ellis had the ball with a clear path to the rim Tuesday night, he decided to reward his teammate. With a deft flip of his wrist, Ellis lobbed up a pass that Lucas dutifully flushed.

"He was open," Ellis said with a shrug, "so I had to get him some."

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AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova20-3
2 Maryland21-3
3 Oklahoma20-3
4 Iowa19-4
5 Xavier21-2
6 Kansas19-4
7 Virginia19-4
8 Michigan State20-4
9 North Carolina19-4
10 West Virginia19-4
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RPI Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova20-3
2 Oklahoma20-3
3 Oregon20-4
4 Maryland21-3
5 Virginia19-4
6 Kansas19-4
7 Xavier21-2
8 Iowa19-4
9 North Carolina19-4
10 West Virginia19-4
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