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Last one standing: Top-seeded KU scraps past Spiders

An animated Markieff Morris took control of Kansas University’s five-player huddle before the opening tip of Friday’s emotional NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 game between KU and Richmond.

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UConn earns Final Four bid, edges Arizona 65-63

With nine pressure-packed victories in 19 days, Connecticut has been on an exhausting sprint through the postseason for nearly three weeks now.

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Butler back in Final Four, beats Florida in OT

Of course Butler erased a late deficit. Of course the Bulldogs hit a clutch 3-pointer late in overtime. Of course they're going back to the Final Four.

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Lawrence police plan ahead for Final Four weekend, ready for a party in the streets

If the Kansas University men's basketball team wins their Elite Eight game Sunday and advances to the Final Four, law enforcement agencies are prepared to handle large downtown celebrations.

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Burgess' layup in OT lifts VCU past Florida State

Bradford Burgess made a layup off an inbounds pass with 7.1 seconds left and Rob Brandenburg blocked a shot at the buzzer, giving Virginia Commonwealth a 72-71 victory over Florida State in overtime in a Southwest Region semifinal Friday night.

Gary Bedore’s KU hoops notebook

Kansas University sophomore Thomas Robinson grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds to go with his 12 points.

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Barking Spiders not intimidated by KU

In the moments following Richmond’s 77-57 loss to Kansas University in the Sweet 16 at the Alamodome on Friday night, a media-relations official informed Richmond senior Kevin Smith that he had to stick around the locker room until 8:52 p.m.

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For Josh Selby, spit happens

Kansas University freshman Josh Selby didn’t think he ever could get as riled up as teammate Markieff Morris was during the team’s huddle right before KU’s game against Richmond on Friday.

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Last one standing: Top-seeded KU scraps past Spiders

An animated Markieff Morris took control of Kansas University’s five-player huddle before the opening tip of Friday’s emotional NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 game between KU and Richmond.

Richmond’s web spins in defeat

Richmond coach Chris Mooney called three timeouts during the first 15 minutes Friday. None curbed the bleeding.

KU women’s golf sits in 17th place

Kansas University’s women’s golf team sat in 17th place after the first two rounds of the MountainView Collegiate on Friday.

Jayhawks in the NBA

Here is a look at how former Jayhawks fared in NBA action Friday, March 25, 2011.

KU baseball toppled in extras

Kansas University’s baseball team stayed with the No. 6 team in the country Friday night, but came up just short.

Kansas defense reinvents itself

The edict from Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self to his players in preparation for Friday night’s Southwest regional semifinal game against Richmond was twofold: 1. No layups off back-door cuts; 2. No three-pointers.