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Jayhawks awarded the top overall seed in NCAA Tournament

KU opens vs. Austin Peay, in Des Moines

All the speculation and number-crunching leading up to Selection Sunday proved correct. The Kansas Jayhawks (30-4), regular-season and postseason champions of the Big 12, officially received the No. 1 overall seed in the 2016 NCAA Tournament.

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Tom Keegan: Tough group of Jayhawks keep on conquering

First, the Kansas University basketball team conquered the world in South Korea. Next came the island of Maui. The grueling Big 12 regular season, a marathon in which the Jayhawks fell behind for a blink, proved a particularly gratifying championship. Saturday, Kansas claimed the Big 12 Tournament title in Sprint Center, with an 81-71 victory against relentlessly physical West Virginia. By Tom Keegan

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Austin Peay's Khalil Davis grew up rooting against Kansas

When Austin Peay senior Khalil Davis saw his team’s name pop into the NCAA Tournament bracket against No. 1 overall seed Kansas University when the field was revealed Sunday evening, Davis could only shake his head. Not because the task of taking on Kansas (30-4) in the first round on Thursday in Des Moines, Iowa, was too daunting. Instead, because Davis could not believe that he will be able to tap into a lifetime’s worth of anti-KU vibes. By Matt Tait

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Jayhawks awarded the top overall seed in NCAA Tournament

KU opens vs. Austin Peay, in Des Moines

All the speculation and number-crunching leading up to Selection Sunday proved correct. The Kansas Jayhawks (30-4), regular-season and postseason champions of the Big 12, officially received the No. 1 overall seed in the 2016 NCAA Tournament.

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of March 12, 2016

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of March 12, 2016

Kansas baseball snags two wins

Jackson Goddard and Blake Weiman both earned their first victories of the season, and Kansas University’s baseball team defeated St. Louis, 5-3, and Purdue, 8-1, on Saturday at Hoglund Ballpark.

Kansas softball divides pair

Northern Iowa ended the Kansas University softball team’s winning streak at seven games with a 4-2 victory Saturday at Arrocha Ballpark.

Kansas tennis topples Tulane

Janet Koch, Nina Khmelnitckaia and Maria Jose Cardona claimed singles victories, and Kansas University’s women’s tennis team defeated Tulane, 4-1, on Saturday.

Jayhawk 15th in NCAA shot put

Kansas University sophomore Nicolai Ceban placed 15th in the men’s shot put Saturday at the NCAA Indoor.