Thomas Robinson had 16 points and eight rebounds to lead a balanced attack for No. 4 Kansas, which emptied its bench early in an 83-50 rout of overmatched Texas Tech on Saturday night.
Travis Releford added 12 points and six others scored at least nine for the Jayhawks (22-5, 12-2), who built a 44-22 lead by halftime and then cruised over the final 20 minutes as they moved back into a tie with Missouri for first place in the Big 12.
Kansas shot 56 percent from the field, including a 9-for-15 clip from beyond the arc, while forcing 20 turnovers and turning them into 24 points.
Javarez Willis had 17 points to lead the Red Raiders (8-18, 1-13). Freshman forward Jordan Tolbert added 12 points and Ty Nurse finished with 11.