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4th-seeded Jayhawks prepared for different path in this year's NCAA Tournament

Jayhawks to face No. 13 Northeastern at 3 p.m. Thursday in Salt Lake City

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self’s first thought when the 2019 NCAA Tournament bracket was revealed Sunday evening could be boiled down to a single word. By Matt Tait

Kansas earns No. 4 seed in Midwest, will face Northeastern in opening round

For the first time in awhile, there was plenty of uncertainty regarding the Kansas men’s basketball team on Selection Sunday.

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3-point loving Northeastern to meet KU in Round 1

“For us everybody here is just so excited to see your name pop up on Selection Sunday that I think the first emotion is just pure elation,” Northeastern coach Bill Coen said. “And then the second emotion is, ‘Oh, no. We’ve got to play Kansas.’” By Benton Smith

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KU's streak of consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances reaches 30

The consecutive Big 12 Conference title streak might be dead, but by earning a spot in this year’s NCAA Tournament, the Kansas men’s basketball program kept alive another impressive streak. When things get going in the Big Dance later this week, the Jayhawks will be playing in their 30th consecutive NCAA Tournament, dating back to the 1989-90 season.

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16 teams that could win it all in the 2019 NCAA Tournament

These 16 teams are poised to make a run in the postseason.

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5 reasons KU can make a run in the 2019 NCAA Tournament

What becomes of the Jayhawks this postseason remains to be seen, but here are five reasons KU fans can be optimistic about their team’s chances to make a run.

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Selection Sunday Notebook: Jayhawks forced to wait to find out NCAA Tournament fate

Kansas freshman Devon Dotson has looked forward to a day like Sunday for as long as he can remember. That was what made it a bit torturous for Dotson and his Kansas teammates on Sunday, when they had to wait through three sets of commercials and all the way to the final region to learn that the Jayhawks had drawn a No. 4 seed in the Midwest region and would play No. 13 Northeastern at 3 p.m. Thursday in Salt Lake City. By Matt Tait

No. 10 Kansas tennis edges No. 30 Oklahoma

No. 10-ranked Kansas tennis won a hard-fought road victory over No. 30-ranked Oklahoma Sunday by a 4-3 margin.

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4th-seeded Jayhawks prepared for different path in this year's NCAA Tournament

Jayhawks to face No. 13 Northeastern at 3 p.m. Thursday in Salt Lake City

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self’s first thought when the 2019 NCAA Tournament bracket was revealed Sunday evening could be boiled down to a single word. By Matt Tait

KU baseball swept by St. John's

The Kansas baseball team lost its third-straight contest Sunday afternoon after St. John's completed the series sweep, 11-3, at Jack Kaiser Stadium.

KU softball claims 1-0 win over Nebraska

Morgyn Wynne made her first start as catcher and provided Kansas with the game-winning hit in the sixth inning against Nebraska in a 1-0 victory at Arrocha Ballpark. KU finished the Rock Chalk Challenge 2-2, with two victories over Nebraska.

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Kansas earns No. 4 seed in Midwest, will face Northeastern in opening round

For the first time in awhile, there was plenty of uncertainty regarding the Kansas men’s basketball team on Selection Sunday.