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Jayhawks relish family culture that helped lead Kansas back to the Final Four

Take a look anywhere around the Kansas basketball program and you'll see countless signs of the Jayhawks operating as a family. By Matt Tait

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KU baseball falls in extra innings

For the second straight night, the Kansas baseball team went to extra innings with Morehead State. Only this time, the Jayhawks couldn't find a way to create a run in a 5-3 loss at Hoglund Ballpark.

KU softball splits doubleheader against Colorado State

After losing a 12-inning thriller to Colorado State on Friday, 8-6, the Kansas softball team bounced back with a 6-3 victory in the nightcap at Arrocha Ballpark.

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Tom Keegan: Kansas as underdog no longer appropriate

The Las Vegas book on Kansas basketball must be in an attic somewhere, collecting dust, untouched for months by the hands of those charged with updating information. By Tom Keegan

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Villanova a modern blue blood for college basketball

College basketball’s blue bloods might have to make room for a new contemporary. Although programs such as Kansas, Duke, North Carolina and Kentucky tend to be the first cited among the sport’s elite, over the past five seasons few teams have matched the consistent success of Villanova. By Benton Smith

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Game day Breakdown: No. 1 seed KU basketball vs. No. 1 seed Villanova

A look at some of the keys for top-seeded Kansas in tonight's Final Four showdown with No. 1 seed Villanova at the Alamodome in San Antonio. By Matt Tait

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Jayhawks relish family culture that helped lead Kansas back to the Final Four

Take a look anywhere around the Kansas basketball program and you'll see countless signs of the Jayhawks operating as a family. By Matt Tait

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KU fans share superstitions ahead of Final Four matchup with Villanova

Ahead of Kansas’ Final Four appearance on Saturday against the Villanova Wildcats, we asked you to share your gameday quirks as the Jayhawks gear up for their biggest matchup of the season.

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Jay Wright appreciates KU's transformation, Jalen Brunson's unselfish style

During his preparation for Villanova’s upcoming national semifinal against Kansas, coach Jay Wright couldn’t help but notice and appreciate the way Bill Self’s Jayhawks have transformed over the past few months. KU’s surge through the postseason obviously has more to it than the recent high-scoring outbursts of sophomore guard Malik Newman alone. By Benton Smith

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Present at KU's last 2 titles, U.S. Army's Preston Willis hopes to sneak away for 1 more

Preston Willis hasn’t interacted with many Kansas fans working for the U.S. Army. That hasn't stopped him from talking some smack after the Jayhawks defeated Duke to advance to the Final Four.