Devonte Graham kept driving to the rim, using his deft crossover and blinding first step to get past Penn's defenders, only to watch every shot he put up bounce out.
He turned to teammate Malik Newman and said, "Man, I'm just not finishing."
Newman's reply: "Keep being aggressive."
Graham evidently listened.
The Big 12 player of the year finally started to get his shots to go, igniting sluggish Kansas midway through the first half and finishing with 29 points, lifting the top-seeded Jayhawks to a tough, grind-it-out 76-60 victory over the Quakers in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.
Lagerald Vick added 14 points for the...