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'My boys are winners': Lawson brothers carry Kansas to 87-53 win over Northeastern in NCAA Tournament

Salt Lake City — They combined for 38 points, 14 rebounds and one big victory while helping lead No. 4 seed Kansas to Thursday’s 87-53, first-round victory over No. 13 Northeastern at Vivint Smart Home Arena. But the one statistic that made the whole thing possible may have been an assist from mom. Matt Tait

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Game day breakdown: No. 4 seed Kansas vs. No. 13 seed Northeastern

A look at some of the keys for 4th-seeded Kansas in today's first-round NCAA Touranment matchup with No. 13 seed Northeastern at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. By Matt Tait

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KU senior diver earns All-American at NCAA Championships

Kansas senior Vicky Xu concluded her first day of competition at the 2019 NCAA Championships as an All-American on the one-meter board Thursday evening inside the Jamail Texas Swimming Center. \

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Notebook: Jayhawks' defense rises to challenge on big stage in route of Huskies

Salt Lake City — Defense, defense, defense. That was the focus all week for the 4th-seeded Kansas men’s basketball team ahead of its first-round, NCAA Tournament matchup with hot-shooting Northeastern.

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Benton Smith: KU freshman Devon Dotson far too fast and tough for Northeastern

Salt Lake City — There was no collective gasp inside Vivint Smart Home Arena Thursday afternoon, because there weren’t enough Kansas basketball fans on site for the Jayhawks’ NCAA Tournament opener way out west for their reaction to overtake the air space.

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Marcus Garrett fuels KU's dominant defensive showing against Northeastern

Salt Lake City — It took just six-plus minutes for Kansas sophomore Marcus Garrett to send a message. Garrett checked into the game at the 17:42 mark, and he struck a few minutes later. After he made a layup with 13:58 left in the first half, Garrett elected to pick up Northeastern senior Vasa Pusica as he dribbled up the floor.

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'My boys are winners': Lawson brothers carry Kansas to 87-53 win over Northeastern in NCAA Tournament

Salt Lake City — They combined for 38 points, 14 rebounds and one big victory while helping lead No. 4 seed Kansas to Thursday’s 87-53, first-round victory over No. 13 Northeastern at Vivint Smart Home Arena. But the one statistic that made the whole thing possible may have been an assist from mom. Matt Tait

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Quick recap: Kansas dismantles Northeastern, advances to Round of 32

Salt Lake City — Kansas avoided being on the wrong end of a Cinderella Story in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.

KU baseball loses in extra innings at Wichita State

The Kansas baseball team suffered a heartbreaking loss against an in-state foe Wednesday night.

KU softball falls to Wichita State in extra innings

After a back-and-forth battle all night, the Kansas softball team suffered an 11-10 loss at Wichita State Wednesday night.

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Game day breakdown: No. 4 seed Kansas vs. No. 13 seed Northeastern

A look at some of the keys for 4th-seeded Kansas in today's first-round NCAA Touranment matchup with No. 13 seed Northeastern at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. By Matt Tait