Stories for March 13, 2012


Lead stories


KU women make NCAA Tournament as 11 seed, will face sixth-seeded Nebraska in first round Sunday

The Kansas women's basketball team was selected as a No. 11 seed in the NCAA Tournament and will face sixth-seeded Nebraska in the first round in Little Rock, Arkansas.

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Sunflower power: Kansas turns out better than expected

The stark reality of losing the Morris twins, Tyrel Reed, Brady Morningstar, Josh Selby and Mario Little — and replacing them with no eligible blue-chip recruits — hit Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self hard last summer and into the fall.

Seven track Jayhawks All-Americans

Seven Kansas University track and field athletes collected 10 All-America distinctions, it was announced Monday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. It’s the most All-Americans during an indoor season in program history and comes on the heels of the Jayhawks’ runner-up finish at the NCAA Indoor over the weekend in Nampa, Idaho.

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Bill Self: Loss gets Jayhawks’ attention

For the first time in three seasons, Kansas University’s basketball team enters the NCAA Tournament following the sting of a loss.

Jayhawks in the NBA (March 12)

How former Jayhawks in the NBA fared in games of March 12.

Humility crucial for KU

This is the time of year that all coaches, broadcasters and office bracket-pool participants say the same words ad nauseum: “It’s not about the seedings in the tournament. It’s all about the match-ups.”