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FINAL: Michigan State uses late comeback to take down KU, 67-62

The Spartans finished the game on a 12-2 run, ending the Jayhawks' season in the Sweet 16.

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Ready for rematch

Jayhawks expecting physical matchup

Kansas University basketball big-man coach Danny Manning met with walk-on center Matt Kleinmann prior to Tuesday’s practice in Allen Fieldhouse.

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KU women to play at New Mexico

Kansas University’s women’s basketball team will travel to New Mexico on Monday for a WNIT quarterfinal game. Tipoff is 8 p.m. (CDT).

Meier getting more work as receiver

During a four-year career in which he has been unseated as Kansas University’s starting quarterback and subsequently reinvented himself as a viable collegiate receiver, junior Kerry Meier has developed a reputation as the consummate team-first player.

North Carolina rolls past Gonzaga 98-77

Ty Lawson sat on the sideline with both feet propped up on a chair, shooting an occasional glance toward the court as his left ankle was re-taped. He went back in the game a few moments later, but there was no rush. North Carolina had this one well under control.

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Oklahoma downs Syracuse 84-71, advances to final

Blake Griffin saw 6-foot Jonny Flynn plant his feet near the basket, trying to draw a charge near the end of the first half. So Oklahoma's bullish power forward changed his plans. Oh, he still drove through Flynn, flattening the point guard. The change came as Griffin switched from another thundering dunk to a simple layup — and when a blocking foul was called, he got the added bonus of a free throw.

Louisville dominates Arizona in 103-64 victory

Rick Pitino enjoyed watching Friday night's game almost as much as his Louisville players enjoyed celebrating. Fun-loving forward Terrence Williams danced on the sideline. Guard Edgar Sosa posed for the television camera. Even backup Kyle Kuric dunked. For the top-seeded team in the NCAA tournament, this was more fun than a team scrimmage or a pickup game.

Briscoe, Greene suspended for spring practice

Dezmon Briscoe, who earned second-team all-Big 12 honors after an historic sophomore season in 2008, has been suspended from the team indefinitely after violating unspecified team rules.

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FINAL: Michigan State uses late comeback to take down KU, 67-62

The Spartans finished the game on a 12-2 run, ending the Jayhawks' season in the Sweet 16.

KU football practice moved inside, will be closed to public

Weekend softball series with A&M also called off

The Kansas football team's scheduled open practice today has been moved indoors and, because of construction around the Anschutz Sports Pavilion, will be closed to the public.

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Gary Bedore’s Kansas basketball notebook

Kansas University guard Brady Morningstar enters having hit nine of his last 35 shots over seven games, including six of 25 threes.

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Supporting actors need to step up

The talk du jour around the Kansas basketball team centers on the need for better performances from supporting actors, none of whom joined Sherron Collins and Cole Aldrich in producing a double-figures scoring effort in either of the victories in the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament played in Minneapolis.

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Collins keeping Spartan up at night

For a typical game, Travis Walton watches three full game tapes of the player he’s defending. This week, he’s says he’s going to make it to five.

KU regatta delayed

Kansas University's scheduled regatta at Oklahoma City was postponed a day.

Born first to triple double

B.H. Born unofficially recorded Kansas University's first triple-double, long before Cole Aldrich made it offical.

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Ready for rematch

Jayhawks expecting physical matchup

Kansas University basketball big-man coach Danny Manning met with walk-on center Matt Kleinmann prior to Tuesday’s practice in Allen Fieldhouse.

KU likes Indy stadium

Lucas Oil Stadium, which has a seating capacity of 63,000 for football, just under 40,000 for hoops, has an elevated basketball court in the center of the massive facility.