LAWRENCE, Kan. — — Four players scored in double figures and No. 7 Kansas Jayhawks made easy work of the Washburn Ichabods for an 89-54 win in a college basketball game at Allen Fieldhouse on Thursday night.
David McCormack finished with 17 points on 7 of 8 shooting with six rebounds to pace Kansas (3-1), while Ochai Agbaji added 16 points and five boards on the night.
Also reaching double-digits were Jalen Wilson, who ended with 13 points and six rebounds, as well as Bryce Thompson, who contributed 11 points off the bench for the Jayhawks to collect their third straight win since losing to No. 1 Gonzaga in their season opener on Thanksgiving Day.
None of the Washburn players tapped into the double-digit column for scoring, with Tyler Geiman and Levi Braun each finishing with nine points to lead the Ichabods in the defeat.
Geiman also dished out seven assists, while Braun, who featured for 11-minutes off the bench, made 3 of his 4 shots from 3-point range.
Kansas opened the contest scoring the first nine points and kept a steady lead in the opening minutes.
Washburn cut the deficit to five points at 19-14 with a Jonny Clausing basket with 9:52 left in the first half.
However, the Jayhawks increased their lead to 13-points with 5:25 remaining in the half and went up by as many as 17 points before taking a 49-32 advantage into the halftime break.
Agbaji burried four 3-pointers as Kansas shot 50% from long-range on 13 of 26 from that distant. Overall, the Jayhawks shot 52.5% on 32 of 61 shooting.