MACOMB, Ill. -- Terell Parks had 15 points and seven rebounds and Ceola Clark scored 12 points to lead Western Illinois to a 71-39 victory in its season opener against Wabash College on Saturday night.
Adam Link added 10 points for the Leathernecks, who took control of the game with an 18-2 run to close the first half. Western Illinois led 34-15 at the break.
There's nothing to suggest the Jayhawks won't end up atop the Big 12 for a 13th season in a row. But what about a return to the Final Four?
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
DeSean Murray, who averaged 20.2 points as a sophomore at Presbyterian, will transfer to Auburn to play for coach Bruce Pearl.