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Men's Basketball 2017-18 coverage

Kansas defeats Clemson, 80-76

  • 6:07 p.m., March 23, 2018
  • CenturyLink Center, Omaha,
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Jayhawks settle for stopping Gabe DeVoe's teammates in Sweet 16 victory

Tigers guard sets program NCAA tourney record with 31 points

No one in Clemson basketball history ever scored more points in an NCAA Tournament game than senior guard Gabe DeVoe did Friday night in the Sweet 16. The Kansas players who couldn’t stop the 6-foot-4 DeVoe were just glad his teammates weren’t as successful. By Benton Smith

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Tom Keegan: Jayhawks ready to let it fly in Elite Eight

As difficult as it was for the pro-Kansas crowd to watch a 20-point lead shrink to one-fifth that size, the final 10 minutes of KU’s 80-76 survive-and-advance victory Friday night against Clemson served a purpose. “Certainly nobody can say that we’ve played our best game yet,” Kansas coach Bill Self said in the hall outside of his team’s cramped locker room inside CenturyLink Center. “Hopefully, that will come Sunday.” By Tom Keegan

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Notebook: Graham still searching for shot; Azubuike says knee is 'better'

After delivering a 1-of-7 shooting performance in last weekend's second-round victory over Seton Hall, the expectation was that Kansas senior Devonte' Graham would come out in Friday's Sweet 16 game against Clemson ready to bounce back big time. By Matt Tait

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Still Dancin': Azubuike leads Jayhawks to third straight Elite Eight appearance

After rolling to a 14th straight Big 12 regular season title a little more than a month ago, the Kansas men's basketball team now sits one win away from adding an ACC title to its 2017-18 haul. Oh, and a trip to the Final Four. By Matt Tait

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Sweet 16 blog from Omaha: Kansas vs. Clemson

The top seed in the NCAA Tournament’s Midwest region, Kansas (29-7) already has defeated six of the other teams to reach the Sweet 16 this March. The Jayhawks try to take down a seventh, and secure a third consecutive berth in the Elite Eight when they face No. 5 seed Clemson (25-9) at CenturyLink Center.

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