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Boston U. coach, Morris twins share Philadelphia roots

As a Philadelphia native and basketball fan, Boston University men’s basketball coach Patrick Chambers always has been fond of Marcus and Markieff Morris, Kansas University’s twin brothers from the City of Brotherly Love.

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VCU defies expectations, tops Southern Cal in final game of NCAA First Four

It might not have looked pretty to others. It was a masterpiece for Virginia Commonwealth.

Johnson scores 29 points, leads UT-San Antonio to victory over Alabama State

Melvin Johnson III, the smooth guard with "SWISH" scrawled on the side of each orange shoe, scored a career-high 29 points Wednesday night, putting on the most scintillating show so far in the NCAA tournament while leading Texas-San Antonio to a 70-61 victory over Alabama State in the "First Four" round.

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Davis, Kansas women smash Shockers in WNIT

Sophomore forward erupts for 33 points in 79-58 drubbing

Kansas forward Carolyn Davis scored 33 points to go with 12 rebounds, leading the KU women's basketball team to a 79-58 victory over Wichita State in the opening round of the WNIT on Wednesday night at Allen Fieldhouse.

President Obama picks Kansas as NCAA Tournament champion

For the second year in a row, President Barack Obama has chosen Kansas as his choice to win the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.

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Keith Langford to extend with BC Khimki for four years

Former Kansas University basketball guard Keith Langford has agreed to a four-year extension on his contract with BC Khimky Moscow, a professional basketball team in Russia, according to www.worldbasket.com as well as eurobasket.com.

KU women to host Wichita St. tonight in WNIT

Kansas University’s women’s basketball team was not shy about sharing its disappointment of missing out on the NCAA Tournament and qualifying for the Women’s NIT for the fourth year in a row.

KU baseball falls to Arkansas, 4-2

A two-run Arkansas fourth inning doomed Kansas University’s baseball team in a 4-2 setback on Tuesday.

KU football's Chris Harris focused for pro day

When Kansas University senior Chris Harris arrived on campus before the 2007 season, he was a cornerback. Nothing more, nothing less.

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Boston U. coach, Morris twins share Philadelphia roots

As a Philadelphia native and basketball fan, Boston University men’s basketball coach Patrick Chambers always has been fond of Marcus and Markieff Morris, Kansas University’s twin brothers from the City of Brotherly Love.

Oklahoma State routs Harvard in NIT

After its fastest start of the season, Oklahoma State didn’t need much of a second half to knock Harvard out of the NIT.

Obama: No. 1 seeds will rule in NCAA Tournament

March Madness is back at the White House, and President Barack Obama is picking the top seeds to advance to the Final Four.

Northern Iowa articles from last season motivate Jayhawks

The lockers of Kansas University’s basketball players were decorated prior to Tuesday’s practice in Allen Fieldhouse.