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No. 13 Jayhawks roar past Lobos

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Kansas’ Joel Embiid (21) and New Mexico’s Alex Kirk battle for a rebound during the second half of an NCAA basketball game on Saturday evening in Kansas City, Mo.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Joel Embiid had just picked up his second foul, and like so many other games this season, he knew he was going to be spending the rest of the first half sitting on the Kansas bench.
The 7-foot freshman vowed to make up for it in the second half.
Embiid scored 16 of his career-high 18 points over the final 20 minutes, leading the No. 13 Jayhawks to an 80-63 victory over New Mexico on Saturday night that ended a two-game skid.
“I was frustrated, even though I didn’t think the second one was a foul ...


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