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Dominant Dok: Azubuike plays big role to lift Jayhawks past Seton Hall

The idea coming into KU's second-round NCAA Tournament game at Intrust Bank Arena was for the top-seeded Jayhawks to keep injured center Udoka Azubuike on some sort of minutes restriction, somewhere in the 15- to 20-minute range. By Matt Tait

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KU's supporting cast pushes Jayhawks past Seton Hall and into Sweet 16

Even on a night when Kansas didn’t get its typical production out of star Devonte’ Graham, the senior’s teammates more than made up for it against Seton Hall at Intrust Bank Arena. KU’s other three backcourt starters all produced double-digit points and gigantic sixth man Udoka Azubuike looked revived and ready inside as the Jayhawks advanced to the Sweet 16 with a 83-79 win over Seton Hall Saturday in the NCAA Tournament’s second round. By Benton Smith

Game day Breakdown: No. 1 seed KU basketball vs. No. 8 seed Seton Hall

A look at some of the keys for top-seeded Kansas in Saturday's NCAA Tournament second-round clash with No. 8 seed Seton Hall in Wichita. By Matt Tait

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Graham survives injury scare, breaks program record for minutes in a season

It was the simplest of plays — one Kansas has run a thousand times this season. And it almost was responsible for the end of the Jayhawks' season. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Nudge in right direction awakens Malik Newman

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self had finished talking to his team during a timeout midway through the first half of Saturday night’s second-round game against Seton Hall, but he had one more thing to say to sophomore Malik Newman. By Tom Keegan

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Dominant Dok: Azubuike plays big role to lift Jayhawks past Seton Hall

The idea coming into KU's second-round NCAA Tournament game at Intrust Bank Arena was for the top-seeded Jayhawks to keep injured center Udoka Azubuike on some sort of minutes restriction, somewhere in the 15- to 20-minute range. By Matt Tait

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Angel Delgado's historic performance not enough to beat Kansas

When a single basketball player produces 20-plus points and 20-plus rebounds in one NCAA Tournament game, it’s typically safe to assume said player’s team moved on to the postseason’s next round. By Benton Smith

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KU's supporting cast pushes Jayhawks past Seton Hall and into Sweet 16

Even on a night when Kansas didn’t get its typical production out of star Devonte’ Graham, the senior’s teammates more than made up for it against Seton Hall at Intrust Bank Arena. KU’s other three backcourt starters all produced double-digit points and gigantic sixth man Udoka Azubuike looked revived and ready inside as the Jayhawks advanced to the Sweet 16 with a 83-79 win over Seton Hall Saturday in the NCAA Tournament’s second round. By Benton Smith

Strong pitching leads KU softball to 2 wins

Kansas pitchers Sarah Miller and Andie Formby threw complete games and the KU softball team beat Northern Colorado, 4-1, and Saint Louis, 4-0, at Rock Chalk Park on Saturday.

Texas shuts out KU baseball

Kansas senior left-hander Taylor Turski allowed four runs in seven innings but the KU baseball team never plated a run in a 4-0 loss to Texas on Saturday at UFCU Disch-Falk Field.

KU shut out against Murray State, 9-0

The Kansas softball team was held to three hits and suffered a 9-0 loss to Murray State on Friday at Arrocha Ballpark.

KU baseball dropped against Texas

Playing in its Big 12 opener, the Kansas baseball team couldn't slow down Texas in a 14-4 road loss Friday at UFCU Disch-Falk Field.