The NCAA has announced that it has decreased the scholarship penalty that it enforced on Syracuse back in March. However, the school still must vacate wins and coach Jim Boeheim's appeal is still pending.
Perry Ellis scored 24 points on Tuesday to lead Kansas to an easy victory over UCLA in the semifinals of the Maui Invitational. The Jayhawks will play Vanderbilt in Wednesday's title game. Kansas and Vandy are ranked fourth and 20th in the CBS Sports Top 25 (and one).