Kansas City, Mo. — Bigger was better for the 17th-ranked Kansas men’s basketball team in the quarterfinal round of the 2019 Big 12 tournament. In addition to playing with a bigger seed than they had in a decade, the third-seeded Jayhawks got a major lift from freshman big man David McCormack to power past 6th-seeded Texas, 65-57, Thursday night at Sprint Center. Matt Tait
Kansas City, Mo. — Some coaches like to say that freshmen aren’t really freshmen anymore this time of year. The theory goes that they’ve played so many games by this point of a college basketball season, experienced so much in the previous four months that to label them as unqualified or inexperienced isn’t accurate.