Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/20/14
The first step off the bus was familiar. So was going through security, navigating the maze of tunnels, walking into the locker room and getting cozy in one of the wooden stalls. Yes, everything about the Sprint Center is familiar to top-seeded Kansas. After all, the Jayhawks are 6-0 in the building this season. ''It's kind of weird,'' admitted freshman star Ben McLemore, ''but you know, we've worked hard to come back here, and now we just have to go out there and perform.'' The Jayhawks (29-5) earned the top seed in the South Region and the right to play a 30-minute drive from their Lawrence campus by winning the regular-season Big 12 title, and running roughshod through the conference tournament last weekend at Kansas City's downtown arena. Along with those three wins, the Jayhawks have beaten Washington State, Saint Louis and Oregon State in the Sprint Center, giving it a distinctive home-away-from-from home feeling. They'll try to keep their success going against No. 16 se...
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