Kansas mainstay guard Perry Ellis the butt of viral internet joke

Perry Ellis not only looks old, it also feels as though he's been at Kansas forever. I guess that’s what happens when you’ve been a top player on a high-profile team since your freshman year. Well Perry Ellis’ looks and old age are not lost on college basketball fans. Not at all. With Kansas playing Villanova in the Elite Eight on Saturday, the jokes and memes about Perry...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Top-seeded Kansas cruises into Elite Eight with win over Maryland

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Perry Ellis scored 27 points, Wayne Selden Jr. added 19 and and top-seeded Kansas topped No. 5 Maryland for a 79-63 NCAA Tournament South Region semifinal victory Thursday night. The win put the Jayhawks back into the Elite 8 for the first time since 2012.It took time for the Jayhawks (33-4) to get going, but once they finally seized the lead late in the first...
Via Associated Press
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Selden, Ellis send Kansas past UConn to Sweet 16, 73-61 win

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Wayne Selden Jr. and Perry Ellis carried Kansas on a sweet romp to the round of 16, combining for 43 points in a 73-61 victory for the Jayhawks over Connecticut in the second round on Saturday to hand Kevin Ollie's his first NCAA Tournament loss as head coach of the Huskies. Selden had 22 points and seven rebounds, Ellis scored 21 points and grabbed eight...
Via Associated Press
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Ellis leads Jayhawks to 85-63 rout of K-State in Big 12 tourney

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Perry Ellis scored 21 points, Frank Mason III added 16 and top-ranked Kansas ran roughshod over weary Kansas State 85-63 on Thursday in the quarterfinals in the Big 12 Tournament.The Jayhawks (28-4), who won their 12th consecutive regular-season crown, led 45-30 at halftime before pushing their advantage past 20 for much of the second half. They coasted the rest...
Via Associated Press
March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Kansas’ Perry Ellis Trolled Himself Hilariously During Senior Night Speech

No. 1 Kansas wrapped up a 27-4 regular season with an 85-78 win over Iowa State this afternoon. Following the game, KU’s senior star Perry Ellis addressed the Phog Allen Fieldhouse crowd.  Ellis, who frequently gets mocked for looking older than he is and for the fact he’s seemingly been at Kansas forever, stole the show. He joked about his longevity and age, saying he played...
Via College Spun
March 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Kansas’ Perry Ellis Has Taken A Beating Against Kansas State

Kansas forward Perry Ellis has had a bit of a rough night at Kansas State. First, he suffered a huge gash behind his right ear, and had to leave the game.  Perry Ellis might need a stitch or two. — Jeff Rosen (@jeff_rosen88) February 21, 2016 Then, after returning to the game, Ellis got hit in the head a second time. Once again, he had to leave the...
Via College Spun
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Ellis leads Kansas to a fourth straight win and a tie atop the Big 12

The #6 Kansas Jayhawks (20-4, 8-3) knew what was at stake going into Tuesday night’s game with #10 West Virginia (19-5, 8-3); win and move into first place in the Big 12 or lose and fall two games behind the lead. The Jayhawks rose to the occasion as they lead from the tip to the final buzzer. As we saw last Saturday against TCU, Kansas brought an intense style of defense that...
February 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Ellis' double-double propels Jayhawks to 75-56 win at TCU

FORT WORTH, Texas -- Perry Ellis had 23 points and 10 rebounds as No. 7 Kansas started the second half of the Big 12 Conference schedule with a 75-56 victory at TCU on Saturday.Kansas (19-4, 7-3 Big 12), which had lost its previous three conference road games, never trailed after scoring the game's first seven points.With the quick start and in a road arena about half-filled with...
Via Associated Press
February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Kansas Basketball: Video: Kansas’ Perry Ellis Was Part Of An Awesome Pool Dunk

If there’s one thing better than college basketball, it’s pool basketball.  Perry Ellis is very, very good at pool basketball.  Kansas’ star forward collaborated with a couple of friends to throw down an awesome pool dunk. Check it out:    Been a while since I been swimming had to make a little dunking video with @rogotthatmilk and @yaboy_brizzy lol !!! Took a lot...
Via College Spun
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas Forward Perry Ellis Will Return To School For His Senior Year

The NBA Draft’s early entrant deadline (April 26) is fast approaching, and multiple players announced today that they’ll be heading back to school next year. One of those players is Kansas forward Perry Ellis.  The Kansas basketball Twitter account revealed Ellis’ decision earlier tonight.  Perry Ellis will return for his Senior season. “There’s still a lot left on the...
Via College Spun
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

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