Stories for March 15, 2010


Lead stories


Jayhawks surprised by seemingly tough NCAA draw

The Kansas Jayhawks will enter the 2010 NCAA Tournament as the top-rated No. 1 seed and will open play against 16th-seeded Lehigh at approximately 8:40 p.m. Thursday in Oklahoma City.


How Keegan voted — March 15 college basketball poll

The following is Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan's ballot for the Associated Press college basketball poll on March 15, 2010.

KU unanimous No. 1 in both polls

The Kansas men's basketball team is the unanimous No. 1 in the latest Associated Press and ESPN/USA Today coaches polls released Monday.

Psst! Want to hear a secret?

A few tips to fill out your NCAA Tournament bracket.

Kansas rowing ties for third

Kansas University’s rowing team tied for third place with Tulsa at the University of Oklahoma Invitational on Sunday.

KU baseball takes series from No. 1 LSU

Senior Robby Price went 3-for-5 with a double and an RBI, and junior relief pitcher Brett Bochy earned his second save of the weekend as Kansas University earned a series victory over top-ranked LSU with an 8-4 victory Sunday in the rubber game of the three-game series.

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Kansas softball splits doubleheader

When Kansas University wins a softball game, chances are Alex Jones will have been involved.

KU favorite in Vegas

Oddsmakers set line at 2-1

Las Vegas oddsmakers like No. 1 Kansas University as much as the NCAA selection committee, picking the Jayhawks as the top team in the NCAA Tournament.

Missouri, Clemson to clash in up-tempo battle

The Missouri Tigers are headed to their second consecutive NCAA Tournament.

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K-State’s first-round test: North Texas

The “firsts” and “bests” keep piling up for Kansas State. In the same year that Frank Martin fashioned the best three-year record of any Kansas State coach, the resurgent Wildcats have nabbed their highest seeding in any NCAA Tournament.

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Xavier Henry happy to be headed home

Kansas University freshman guard Xavier Henry says it’ll be fun to open 2010 NCAA Tournament play in his hometown of Oklahoma City.

Follow these tourney tips

What happened to all of the upsets? George Mason was only four years ago. It just seems like forever.

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Lehigh thrilled to get ‘opportunity’

For Lehigh University’s men’s basketball team, the suspense of Selection Sunday was over early.