Lawrence, KS (Sports Network) - Travis Releford buried five 3-pointers en route to a game-high 19 points on Saturday, as No. 6 Kansas routed American, 89-57, at Allen Fieldhouse.
Elijah Johnson followed with 12 points on 4-of-5 shooting from three-point range, while Jeff Withey donated 11 points for the Jayhawks (11-1), who have reeled off 10 straight wins since a Nov. 13 loss against Michigan State.
Perry Ellis added 11 points and 10 rebounds off the bench and Naadir Tharpe added nine points and 12 assists in the victory.
Stephen Lumpkins led American (4-9) with 16 points and John Schoof chipped in with 14 for the Eagles, who have lost four straight.