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Black scoreds 19 points to lead No. 8 KU in rout

Kansas forward Justin Wesley (4) reaches for a rebound during the first half of a Big 12 Conference basketball game against Texas Tech on Wednesday night in Lawrence.

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LAWRENCE — Tarik Black pulled a Big 12 championship T-shirt over his broad shoulders, slipped a title hat on his head, and then gave Andrew Wiggins and the rest of his teammates a hug.
In the background stood the trophies, all 10 of them, brought onto the court at Allen Fieldhouse — a perfect ending to Black’s nearly perfect senior night.
The transfer from Memphis scored 19 points on 9-for-9 shooting, more than making up for the loss of injured center Joel Embiid, and led the eighth-ranked Jayhawks to an 82-57 victory over Texas Tech on Wednesday night.
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