Stories for March 13, 2018


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Jayhawks eyeing relaxed but aggressive approach to NCAA Tournament

There are a dozen different factors that can determine whether any given college basketball team has success in the postseason or not. But for KU coach Bill Self's money, one of the most important indicators is just how relaxed a team can be. By Matt Tait


Tom Keegan: Wilson ball of fire for Kansas shooters

An informal survey of a few of the Kansas basketball team’s talented outside shooters as to their preferences in basketball brands led to an interesting revelation from Svi Mykhailiuk, a senior sharpshooter from Ukraine.

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Tom Keegan: Devonte' Graham has sterling NCAA tournament record

This NCAA tournament features a few talented guards who have had more to celebrate in the postseason than Kansas senior Devonte’ Graham, who has a 7-3 record on college baksetball's biggest stage.

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Self: Jayhawks hoping to have Azubuike available in 'emergency' role Thursday vs. Penn

Two more days of seeing sophomore center Udoka Azubuike on the basketball court has Kansas coach Bill Self “encouraged,” but Azubuike's status for Thursday's NCAA Tournament opener against Penn remains up in the air.By Matt Tait

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KU senior Devonte' Graham one of four finalists for Naismith Trophy

Two days before he embarks on leading the Kansas basketball team through the NCAA Tournament, senior Devonte’ Graham reached a different kind of final four. The Jayhawks’ leader and point guard learned Tuesday he is one of four finalists for the James A. Naismith Trophy.

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10 reasons Kansas has what it takes to survive March Madness

Few fan bases know the joy and heartbreak that comes with March Madness like fans of the Kansas Jayhawks. Each year, whether they want to or not, the overwhelming majority of KU fans put Kansas down for deep runs in their NCAA Tournament brackets. Some years, the loyalty pays off. Other years, it merely adds to the pain and disappointment. What becomes of the Jayhawks’ postseason run this season remains to be seen, but here are 10 reasons why KU fans can be optimistic about their team’s chances this March. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Kansas could revisit the site of its last tourney triumph

Mention of San Antonio triggers one of two powerful emotions for the typical Kansas basketball fan. By Tom Keegan