Tulsa, OK (Sports Network) – The Morris brothers combined for 31 points and 17 rebounds as Kansas used a strong second half to shake off a challenge from Boston University, 72-53, in a Southwest Region second-round matchup.
Marcus led the way with 16 points and nine boards, with Markieff adding 15 and eight for the top-seeded Jayhawks (33-2), who will take on the winner of the late UNLV-Illinois contest on Sunday.
Brady Morningstar tallied 13 points and Tyshawn Taylor contributed 10 points with seven assists for Kansas.
John Holland’s game-best 19 points weren’t nearly enough for the Terriers (21-14), who had won 11 straight coming in, including the America East final last Saturday over Stony Brook.
D.J. Irving posted 11 points with six assists and five rebounds, but committed five turnovers in defeat.