Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/30/14
Washington State allowed its game against Kansas to get out of hand so quickly Monday night that the Cougars were forced to start coming up with goals they could achieve. Like try to outscore the Jayhawks between timeouts, or over the course of the second half. They couldn't even achieve many of those the way Kansas was playing. Travis Releford had 17 points, Perry Ellis added 12 and the No. 12 Jayhawks roared to a 78-41 victory over Washington State in the semifinals of the CBE Classic. Kansas built a double-digit lead in the opening minutes, pushed it to 50-21 by halftime and coasted the rest of the way. ''You know, they got off to a great start and it never really ended,'' Washington State coach Ken Bone said. ''They did a great job.'' Kansas will play Saint Louis, a 70-49 winner over Texas A&M, in Tuesday night's championship game. The Cougars will play the Aggies in the consolation game. Brock Motum had 14 points for the Cougars (2-2), but he didn't get a whole lot o...
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