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Unleashed energy: Sub Jamari Traylor's double-double pushes Kansas to next round

Kansas University senior Tarik Black was the first Jayhawk to greet his big buddy, sophomore Jamari Traylor, after the final horn sounded in KU’s 80-69 victory over Eastern Kentucky on Friday in an NCAA Tournament opener in Scottrade Center. “I just told him, ‘Thank you for the win. Thank you for extending my senior season,’" Black said. By Gary Bedore

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Let's dance: Naadir Tharpe motivated by last year's loss to Michigan

On occasion, Kansas University junior point guard Naadir Tharpe lets his mind drift back to last year’s season-ending loss to Michigan in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. By Gary Bedore

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Notebook: Andrew Wiggins moves to top of KU freshman scoring list

Andrew Wiggins is the highest scoring freshman in Kansas University basketball history. Wiggins, a 6-8, 200-pounder from Ontario, Canada, totaled 19 points off 7-of-13 shooting in KU’s 80-69 NCAA Tournament opening victory over Eastern Kentucky on Friday in Scottrade Center. By Gary Bedore

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Unleashed energy: Sub Jamari Traylor's double-double pushes Kansas to next round

Kansas University senior Tarik Black was the first Jayhawk to greet his big buddy, sophomore Jamari Traylor, after the final horn sounded in KU’s 80-69 victory over Eastern Kentucky on Friday in an NCAA Tournament opener in Scottrade Center. “I just told him, ‘Thank you for the win. Thank you for extending my senior season,’" Black said. By Gary Bedore

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Column: Mistake-free play of Conner Frankamp just what KU needed

Wichita State fans wearing gold didn’t have to check their programs to learn the identity of  the little guy wearing the white No. 23 jersey entering the game off the bench. Conner Frankamp scored more points in high school than anybody in the history of basketball-rich Wichita. By Tom Keegan

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Jayhawks to face 10th-seeded Stanford in Round of 32

Game to tip at 11:15 a.m. Sunday

With a victory Friday over Eastern Kentucky in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, the second-seeded Kansas University men's basketball team earned a date with No. 10 seed Stanford at 11:15 a.m. on Sunday.

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Andrew Wiggins even better than EKU expected

For the better part of the past two weeks, a couple of players on the Eastern Kentucky roster made Kansas forward Andrew Wiggins the focal point of just about every basketball thought they had. By Matt Tait

Former KU football player, one of four charged in May 2013 robbery, sentenced to probation

District Judge Paula Martin sentenced Christopher Omigie to one year of probation on Friday, which he will serve while pursuing graduate school in Texas. Omigie pleaded guilty in January to an amended charge of felony theft, reduced from his initial aggravated robbery charge. By Stephen Montemayor

Eric Stutz lone EKU non-bomb threat

On a team full of shooters, Eastern Kentucy forward Eric Stutz is the one guy the Kansas University basketball team probably won’t have to worry about behind the three-point line during today’s second-round NCAA Tournament game at Scottrade Center. By Matt Tait

Notebook: Wiggins ‘loved’ year at KU; Black wary of first foe

On a scale of 1 to 10, Andrew Wiggins rates his one-and-done season at Kansas University a “10.” “I loved it,” Wiggins said Thursday. By Gary Bedore

Column: Wiggins brothers relish St. Louis reunion

Nobody had more cause for celebration when Kansas University and Wichita State were sent to St. Louis to start this season’s NCAA Tournament than members of the Wiggins family. It became unnecessary for them to decide which son’s team to watch in person. Andrew, a freshman, leads KU in scoring. Nick, a senior, is seventh man for the Shockers. By Tom Keegan

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Let's dance: Naadir Tharpe motivated by last year's loss to Michigan

On occasion, Kansas University junior point guard Naadir Tharpe lets his mind drift back to last year’s season-ending loss to Michigan in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. By Gary Bedore

Reaney seventh in NCAA 200 IM

Lawrence native and Notre Dame junior Emma Reaney placed seventh in the 200 IM on Thursday at the NCAA swim championships.

KU tennis falls to Indiana, 5-2

Kansas University’s women’s tennis team fell to Indiana, 5-2, on Thursday. Paula Los claimed the Jayhawks’ lone singles victory, 6-4, 2-6, 1-0 (7) over Alecia Kauss. KU also won the doubles point. Dylan Windom teamed with Los, and Claire Dreyer teamed with Morgan Barnhill for doubles victories.

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of March 20

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Thursday, March 20.