Cole Aldrich had a career-high 16 points, grabbed nine rebounds and blocked six shots, helping Kansas rout Washington in the semifinals of the CBE Classic.


Cole Aldrich had a career-high 16 points, grabbed nine rebounds and blocked six shots, helping Kansas rout Washington in the semifinals of the CBE Classic.
After overwhelming Missouri-Kansas City and Florida Gulf Coast in a pair of home games, Kansas (3-0) faced its first real test against Washington (2-2).
The Jayhawks were certainly up for it.
Kansas held Washington to 29 percent shooting, blocked 10 shots and had a decent night from the floor (50 percent) to move onto today’s championship game against Syracuse.
Isaiah Thomas led Washington with 17 points and Jon Brockman finished with 18 rebounds.