COL BKB: Kansas 93, Toledo 83

Dec. 31, 2013 at 12:13 AM

LAWRENCE, Kan., Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Perry Ellis, Naadir Tharpe and Andrew Wiggins each broke the 20-point barrier Monday, powering 17th-ranked Kansas over Toledo 93-83.

Ellis (21 points, 11 rebounds), Tharpe (20, eight assists) and Andrew Wiggins (20, five rebounds) comprised a potent attack for the Jayhawks (9-3), who won a third straight.

Joel Embiid contributed 14 points and 10 rebounds to help Kansas overcome a slow start and put the game away with an 11-2 run in the second half.

Toledo (12-1) was dealt its first loss of the season despite 15 points and five assists from Nathan Boothe.

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