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Mason, Jackson spark top-seeded Kansas past UC Davis, 100-62

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Frank Mason III scored 22 points and had eight assists as top-seeded Kansas won its opening game of the NCAA Tournament for an 11th straight year with a 100-62 victory over UC Davis on Friday night. Freshman Josh Jackson, making his return after a one-game suspension for an accumulation of embarrassing incidents, added 17 points on 8-of-12 shooting for the Jayhawks...
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March 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Reinstated Jackson leads Jayhawks to 100-62 win over UC Davis

TULSA, Okla. -- Josh Jackson insisted a season's worth of distractions wouldn't take away from his focus in his first, and likely last, NCAA Tournament. The standout Kansas freshman proved true to his word in an opening-round 100-62 victory over UC Davis on Friday night, scoring 17 points on 8-of-12 shooting in his return from a one-game suspension for an accumulation of embarrassing...
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March 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Kansas Basketball: The Jayhawks cruise through round 1

With the first round coming to a close, the madness is officially upon us. While there haven’t been may wild moments or upsets up to this point, the lack thereof is enough to know that there’s craziness on the horizon. For the Kansas Jayhawks, today’s game against UC Davis served to be a nice tune-up game at best. The only time the #1 seeded Jayhawks trailed to UC Davis was...
Via isportsweb.com
March 17, 2017  |  Discuss

8 biggest takeaways from Day 2 of the NCAA Tournament

When casual fans tune into college basketball’s most wild weekend, they expect the “Madness” to be as wild as they always remembered. This season’s first two days of tournament play did not exactly pay off.None of the top 16 seeded teams lost, and only one five seed was defeated, though Minnesota opened as an underdog according to betting markets. We had no buzzer-beaters...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Michigan State Basketball: Kansas Preview and Prediction

Tip-Off: 5:15 p.m ET Place: Bok Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma TV: CBS Michigan State Basketball defeated Miami in impressive fashion, and their reward is a date with No. 1 seed Kansas (29-4). The Jayhawks advanced by defeating UC Davis in blowout fashion as well. This game comes with many storylines as well as a high profile freshmen matchup that is sure to be can’t miss TV. Good guard...
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March 18, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jayhawks fall to TCU in game one of series 3-1 // Kansas Baseball // 3.17.17

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March 18, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jayhawks fall to TCU in game two of series 5-1 // Kansas Baseball // 3.18.17

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March 19, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jayhawks defeat South East Missouri, 6-5, and Omaha, 12-4, // Kansas Softball // 3.19.17

The Jayhawks sweep the final day of the Rock Chalk Classic.
Via Kansas Jayhawks Athletics
March 19, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jayhawks take game three of series to TCU 4-3 // Kansas Baseball // 3.19.17

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March 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Re-ranking the Sweet 16 for the NCAA Tournament

We started the season with Duke as the No. 1 team and ended it with Villanova as the top squad, and neither school is still around after the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament. So who are now the favorites to win the national championship and who are just playing with house money by just getting to the second weekend?Let's re-rank the teams that comprise the Sweet 16. We will look...
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March 21, 2017  |  Discuss

An in-depth look at Kansas Basketball’s rotation

The Kansas Jayhawks have been a staple at the top of the Big 12 Conference and a high seed in the NCAA tournament in every recent NCAA season. In order for this version to cut down the nets in Phoenix, they’ll need their older players to lead the way for the talented younger and flashy prospects. That means leaning heavy on the shoulders of Frank Mason Jr., Devonte’ Graham, and...
Via isportsweb.com
March 21, 2017  |  Discuss

8 biggest storylines entering the Sweet 16

In seemingly the blink of an eye, the NCAA Tournament was cut from 64 teams to 16 last weekend. As more than three-quarters of teams earning a tournament bid were sent home, we learned quite a bit about what to expect moving forward.First off, we learned just how good these 16 teams are and what kind of excellent games we can expect to see. With styles clashing and weaknesses capable...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 21, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bill Self NCAA Sweet 16 Press Conference // Kansas Basketball // 3.22.2017

Bill Self previews the Jayhawks' Sweet 16 matchup against Purdue.
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March 22, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Graham & Lucas NCAA Sweet 16 Press Conference // Kansas Basketball // 3.22.2017

Devonte' Graham and Landen Lucas preview KU's Sweet 16 game against Purdue.
Via Kansas Jayhawks Athletics
March 22, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jayhawks Drop Midweek Tilt to Creighton, 7-3 // Kansas Baseball // 3.22.17

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March 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Why Purdue will upset Kansas in NCAA Tournament Sweet 16

Over the past 16 seasons, Purdue has failed to represent one of the final eight in the NCAA Tournament, along with missing the Big Dance completely in five of those campaigns. Those horrors can finally be buried under Mackey Arena’s 50-year-old renovated surface with a win against one-seeded Kansas in the Midwest Regional Semifinals on Thursday. While the four-seeded Boilermakers...
Via The Comeback
March 23, 2017  |  Discuss

5 biggest takeaways from Thursday’s Sweet 16 games

Thursday night provided the benefit of a hotly contested first weekend of play -– eight worthy and talented teams squared off in search of spot in the Elite Eight. The first half of this round’s games provided chances for upsets, statements, and history in each of the four match-ups.Thursday night resulted in four games that will have ripple effects throughout this weekend and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Breaking down the Naismith Award race

With the 2017 NCAA Tournament heating up, all eyes are on the college basketball world. By the end of this weekend, the March Madness field of 68 teams will have been pared down to just four finalists, and we'll have just three meaningful games of college hoops left to enjoy this year.So, as the season wraps up, we wanted to turn our attention to another exciting race for a major...
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March 24, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Elite Eight preview press conference // Kansas Basketball // 3.24.17

Kanas basketball press conference featuring Bill Self and starters Frank Mason III, Devonte' Graham, Josh Jackson, Landen Lucas and Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk, to preview KU's NCAA Elite Eight matchup against Oregon on March 25 (7:49 p.m. CT, TBS).
Via Kansas Jayhawks Athletics
March 24, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kansas defeats West Virginia 4-0 // Kansas Tennis // 3.24.17

The Jayhawks swept the Mountaineers of West Virginia indoors at the Jayhawk Tennis Center
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March 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Oregon headed to first Final Four in 78 years as Jordan Bell & Tyler Dorsey dominate Kansas

While everyone knew the No. 3-seeded Oregon Ducks were a terrific team, the No. 1-seeded Kansas Jayhawks entered Saturday night’s Elite Eight contest as the clear favorite after they absolutely annihilated Purdue 98-66 in the Sweet 16. Most experts even considered Kansas to be the best team remaining in the tournament. And then factor in that Saturday night’s game was in Kansas...
Via The Comeback
March 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Lawrence Police trolls Kansas after upset loss to Oregon

Lawrence Police trolled Kansas after the Jayhawks were upset by Oregon in the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday night.The Jayhawks were a No. 1 seed in the tourney and had been destroying opponents, yet they went cold against the Ducks’ tough interior defense and lost 74-60.Lawrence Police, which is the city where KU is located, sent this tweet: That is harsh and unnecessary...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 25, 2017  |  Discuss

5 biggest takeaways from Saturday’s Elite Eight action

Saturday’s games marked the first which featured a truly brighter spotlight for the teams playing.The Elite Eight, unlike the three rounds prior, only has one game played and televised at each interval. The entire college basketball world first focused its attention on San Jose, and then to Kansas City to see two teams advance to the Final Four.Under a brighter light, flaws and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 25, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: No. 21 Jayhawks Blank Iowa State // Kansas Tennis // 3.26.17

Via Kansas Jayhawks Athletics
March 26, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kansas falls to Baylor, 5-1 // Kansas Softball // 3.26.17

The Jayhawks dropped the rubber match with the Baylor Bears.
Via Kansas Jayhawks Athletics
March 26, 2017  |  Discuss
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