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Kansas defeats North Carolina, 80-67

  • 4:05 p.m., March 25, 2012
  • Edward Jones Dome, St. Louis, MO

FINAL FOUR BOUND! Jayhawks topple North Carolina, 80-67, to earn trip to New Orleans

The Kansas men's basketball team used a big run late to pull away, taking down top-seeded North Carolina, 80-67, on Sunday afternoon at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis.

The win advances KU to the Final Four in New Orleans next week.

After leading 68-67, KU ended the game on a 12-0 run.

Tyshawn Taylor led KU with 22 points, while Thomas Robinson posted 18 points and nine rebounds.

After scoring 47 points in the first half, UNC had just 20 second-half points.

KU (31-6) will face Ohio State in the national semifinals on Saturday.

KU officials said the team bus is scheduled to arrive back at Allen Fieldhouse between 12 and 12:30 a.m.

Join the post game discussion

Live coverage (Ended March 25, 2012 at 6:12 p.m.)

Nihar78 in reply to Jhawkrulz

I would like to see him and Larry Brown sitting together cheering us on.

Brian Powell

OK, those scissors that are sitting on the top of the ladder!? gonna poke an eye out if they fall!

just sayin. we need all of our eyeballs.

Lajayhawk

ROCK CHALK JAYHAWK!!!!

Kik1958

What a time not to live in St. Louis!

Duane Rice

so they took a bus to st louis will they be able to fly home

Jayhawkinatl

What??? We were like pre-season #14 or something. Way to overachieve!!!

Andrewbary

Thank God! Rock Chalk Jayhawk! About freakin time the lid came off the bucket for our guys!!! 14th Final Four! #dynasty #heritage #WeAreKansas!!!

Brooksmd in reply to Wissoxfan83

I'm checking stubhub for tickets. Want one?

Iluvdbskxjayhawks

AMAZING! SO PROUD OF OUR KU BABIES!!!!!!!!!

Aerohawk in reply to fansincewilt

+1

Jayhawker_97

we're DAMN GOOD!!! that's all i can say!!!

Duane Rice

lets go to the PHOG

Waywardjay

This team is good. REALLY REALLY good.

Mark Hopkins

IM GOING STREAKING!

Jessejayhawk

Thanks Jesse. sorry your prediction was so far off, but I guess are forgiven.

fansincewilt in reply to Jayhawkinatl

THIS was gravy

Bwag

Thanks ROY for the memories

Jayhawkinatl in reply to Oklahawk58

+100

Saad007 in reply to Oklahawk58

LOL

Jayhawkinatl

I'm just going to say it...anything beyond this is gravy!!!!!! (at least to me)

Wissoxfan83

Welcome to Louisiana Jayhawks, stop by on the way to the Big Easy and say hi!

Saad007

whooooooooooooooooohooooo! final four baby!!!! love the effort, toughness, and concentration of our jayhawks! rock chalk jayhawk gooooooo KUUUUUUUUUU

Oklahawk58

Not bad for a "down" year!

Sam Constance in reply to Maxjay

The Phog always claims it's debts.

Timothy Todd

My daughter is home for Spring Break and sending her back from KC now to go to the Field House!

Fljhk

Big Easy time!!!

Maxjay

I am going out and drinking it out. Anyone in Pittsburgh?

Jayhawkinatl in reply to Timothy Todd

Indeed!

Ia4jayhawk

I will never forget hearing the Rock Chalk chant against Roy to go to the Final Four!

Duane Rice

everybody do your best roy imression

Brian Powell in reply to Sam Constance

I'm 3/4 too :) of course I picked KU... have to, any year we have a chance --- and we always seem to have a chance!

MSU was an easy pick for me to bust. Picking Baylor over UK was part B12 bias, part wishful thinking :P

Sam Constance

Now let's widen that gap between UNC and KU on the all-time wins total a little bit more...

Iluvdbskxjayhawks

So r students running out on the streets like Mardi Gras????

Jayhawkinatl

F-ING A!!!!!!

Maxjay

Is everyone out partying already??? :(

Jim Goodmiller

So proud!

Bwag

Wonder if the wimmp will play Sullinger this time

Lonnie Ross Dillon in reply to Maxjay

NO kidding!

Maxjay

Roy Williams 0-2 againts Kansas?

Timothy Todd

Thanks to all of you and talk to you next week!

James McGuire in reply to Aerohawk

With Sullinger.

Waywardjay

Love these guys

Duane Rice

I LOVE YOU GUYS

Aerohawk

Rematch with OSU.

Brooksmd

Jesse my offer still stands. If you come to Nawlin's look me up I'll buy the beer and crawfish. RCJH!!!

Maxjay

Zou Orleans...did anyone see that shirt? Hahah seems so stupid now.

Bwag

See you next weekend on CBS...by Steve Kerr!

Duane Rice

bill has roys number

Maxjay

Lets start every NCAA tournament in Omaha!!!

Gabriel Engeland in reply to Bwag

KU BLUE

FINAL
Kansas 80
North Carolina 67

Jesse Newell

Final Four-bound.

Sam Constance

My Final Four:

Kentucky Michigan State Ohio State Kansas

And I picked Kansas to win it aaaaaaaaaaaaaaall!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Maxjay

I am not crying.

Bwag

Baby blue.....not as good as the ROYAL BLUE

James McGuire

Incredible.

Lonnie Ross Dillon

Who'da thunk this after the Davidson loss...

Aerohawk

This was great!

Gabriel Engeland in reply to Sam Constance

Me too. I can't even imagine Mass St. right now!

Duane Rice

F ING AWSOME

Maxjay

I love you Kansas!!!!!!!

Dylans

See ya Roy! Wear your blue

Bwag

FINAL FOUR

Darin Bradley

FINAL FOUR !!!

Sam Constance

Wish I was in Lawrence right now.

Maxjay

I love you a lll!!!!!

Dylans

Nice

Sam Constance

The ol' tourney rope-a-dope.

We were just luring everyone in with those last two games!

Maxjay

Miss that stupid Sylas and Maddis. Pittsburgh not like Lawrence.

Ben Kane

one of the best rockchalk chants i've ever heard

Nh_jhawk

FINAL FOUR! #ROCK CHALK JAYHAWK!!!! AAAAAHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!

Jerry Becker

This is awesome

Rolland Remmert

ALL OVER.....BILL'S SMILING

Dave Cook

FINAL FOUR BABY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! HEY KIM ENGLISH! KU IS KANSAS CITY!!!!!

Maxjay

I am booking my tickets to Lawrence...Here I come this weekend to party all fucking night at the Free state and granada!!!

Moe19

Bill Self=coach of the year. Or coach of forever. Awesome job with this team.

Brooksmd

I'm going to stubhub

1991jayhawk

Roooooooooooooooooock Chaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaalk Jaaaaaaaaaaaaaayhawk! KKKKKKKKK UUUUUUUUUUUUU!

Marc Frey

Rock Chalk Rebuild!!!!!!!!

Ljmhawk

GAME OVER!!!!!! ROCK CHALK TO NEW ORLEANS BABY!!!

Dylans

He'll yeah!!!!!!!!!

Litlmikeyb

New Orleans HERE WE COME!!!

Lonnie Ross Dillon

Go ahead...Foul Withey. NOW it's over :)

Gabriel Engeland

C'mon Roy, let the clock run out.

Darin Bradley

Ballgame baby

Kuhawkdave

So sweet to do it against UNC again!

MDL/kuae99

listen to that

Jeff Kilgore

How many UNC McDonalds players does it take to lose to a team without one?

James McGuire

Did anyone expect us to get to the final four?

Maxjay

Just sharted with happiness!

Lonnie Ross Dillon

NOT OVER YET.

Ia4jayhawk

This team may go down as my favorite of all time. Who would've thought we would be this successful at the beginning of the year?!

Cshjhawk

Destiny's Chuld. Jayhawks!

Justin Daniel

Wowwwwwwwwww. So happy for Trob

Jesse Newell

That's an 11-0 run.

Brooksmd

Get the ball in to Withey.

Gabriel Engeland

There it is.

MDL/kuae99

Need to get the ball to Jeff! Remember that for the next two games.

Chant yet?

Moe19

Start the chant NOW

Duane Rice

ROCK

Jaybate

THE LAWRENCE AIRMEN HAVE DONE IT AGAIN.

AND I'VE INFARCTED

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