Frank Mason III powers No. 2 Kansas past New Mexico State

Fitzgerald Cecilio – 4E Sports Reporter

Omaha, NE, United States (4E Sports) – Frank Mason III recorded 17 points and nine boards to carry No. 2 Kansas to a 75-56 win over New Mexico State Friday at CenturyLink Center Omaha.

Perry Ellis scored nine points while Brannen Greene, Kelly Oubre Jr ., Jamari Traylor and Devonte ‘ Graham added eight markers apiece for the Jayhawks (27-8), who will next face Wichita State or Indiana in the third round.

Kansas’ win was the first for a Big 12 team. The conference had a 0-3 showing Thursday.

DK Eldridge scored 11 points while leading scorer Remy Barry finished with 10 on 4-for-13 shooting for New Mexico State (23-11), who lost nine straight NCAA Tournament games.

New Mexico State hasn’t won an NCAA Tournament game since March 19, 19?, a triumph over Nebraska.

With the game tied at 4-4, Landen Lucas and Wayne Selden sparked a 15-5 blast to give the Jayhawks a 19-9 cushion…. MORE

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