Posted March 30, 2013 on AP on Fox
Ben McLemore went to the bench after his fourth foul, having put his slump behind him and with top-seeded Kansas closing in on a third straight trip to the regional finals. McLemore didn't score again, and the Jayhawks couldn't finish the job. Trey Burke scored all 23 of his points in the second half and overtime, including a long, never-a-doubt 3-pointer to tie the game in the final seconds of regulation, and Michigan rallied to beat the Jayhawks 87-85 in the South Regional semifinals Friday night. McLemore, a freshman coming off two bad performances in his NCAA tournament debut, had 20 points when he came out, but got off just one more shot in the last 4 minutes of regulation and overtime. Kansas (31-6) blew a 14-point lead in the last 6-plus minutes of regulation and became the third No. 1 seed ousted after Gonzaga and Indiana. ''Well, this will certainly go down as one of the toughest games that obviously we've been a part of and I've been a part of,...

McLemore's success at KU inspires brother

WELLSTON, Mo. The Normandy High School cafeteria doors opened to a startlingly similar face. Same eyes. Same hair. Same smile. Kevin McLemore stood no chance of blending in. "Around here, everybody knows I'm Ben's brother," he said. He doesn't much mind the attention that comes with being Ben McLemore's look-alike younger sibling. Instead, the Normandy...

Kansas’ Ben McLemore gets the dunking going with huge alley-oop against Michigan

Kansas' Ben McLemore shows Michigan how to fly on this ballin' alley-oop right from an inbounds pass.

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Kansas' players and fans absolutely lost their minds after the studly Ben McLemore rose up for a massive dunk.

Sweet 16 Game Preview: Kansas vs. Michigan (7:37 Friday)

by Cakes Fisher DC/Maryland Bureau Reporter Ben McLemore is the Jayhawks leading scorer/ One of the few parts of the bracket free of upset finds the Wolverines facing off against the Jayhawks in the future setting of next year’s Final Four, Cowboys stadium in Arlington, TX. Kansas has defeated both Western Kentucky and North Carolina on their way to Dallas...

Game Preview Part Two: Michigan vs. Kansas

In part two of GoBlueWolverine's Sweet 16 preview, Sam Webb and Kyle Bogenschutz discuss containing Kansas super frosh, Ben McLemore, where the Jayhawks are most vulnerable, the Wolverines' keys to victory, and much much more.

Video: Kansas’ Ben McLemore throws down inbounds alley-oop against Michigan

Tweet   The Kansas Jayhawks are currently doing battle against the Michigan Wolverines with a spot in the Elite Eight on the line. Michigan is led by guards Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. while center, and Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year, Jeff Withey and guard Ben McLemore are Kansas’ big names. Early [...]

Glenn Robinson III, Ben McLemore Among Fresh Faces Playing Big Roles in NCAA Tournament

As one-and-done players become more and more prevalent in college basketball, rookies play a bigger role than ever in the NCAA Tournament. So, in addition to looking for those miraculous upsets, March Madness has also become a time for seeing which stars can break out and perform on the national stage. Likewise, this tournament — with the Elite Eight already coming into focus —...
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