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It's Over: Kansas suffers 89-75 season-ending loss to Auburn in Round of 32

Salt Lake City — Even if you had not seen a single second of Saturday’s first half at Vivint Smart Home Arena, the vision of the Jayhawks walking off the floor at halftime would have told you all you needed to know. By Matt Tait

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Game Day Breakdown: No. 4 seed Kansas vs. No. 5 seed Auburn

A look at some of the keys for 4th-seeded Kansas in tonight's second-round NCAA Tournament clash with No. 5 seed Auburn at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. By Matt Tait

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Notebook: KU coach Bill Self on season: ‘I’m really proud of our guys’

Salt Lake City — Saturday night, during the Jayhawks’ 89-75 loss to Auburn, Kansas coach Bill Self elected to start four freshmen — and five first-time NCAA Tournament participants — for the 13th consecutive game, which, Self believed, put a little perspective on what the Jayhawks accomplished and endured during the 2018-19 season.

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Benton Smith: No miracle March run for Dedric Lawson and Jayhawks

On a Kansas basketball team devoid of both senior stars and heavy March experience, the Jayhawks would only go as far in this NCAA Tournament as a junior transfer could carry them.

KU baseball handed 4-3 defeat by Oklahoma

A three-run first inning was too much to overcome as the Kansas baseball team dropped its second-straight contest at Oklahoma, 4-3, Saturday night at L. Dale Mitchell Park.

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It's Over: Kansas suffers 89-75 season-ending loss to Auburn in Round of 32

Salt Lake City — Even if you had not seen a single second of Saturday’s first half at Vivint Smart Home Arena, the vision of the Jayhawks walking off the floor at halftime would have told you all you needed to know. By Matt Tait

Jayhawks post 5 wins, 2 NCAA top-10 marks at ESU Spring Invite

Kansas track & field opened the 2019 outdoor season at the Emporia State Spring Invitational on Saturday, with Jayhawks picking up five wins on the day. On top of the five wins, KU sophomore discus throwers Alexandra Emilianov and George Evans each posted NCAA top-10 marks.

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KU football picks up first in-state commitment for 2020 in TE Will Huggins

The Kansas football team had a few recruits visiting campus during its first scrimmage of spring football on Saturday. Not too long after the practice session ended, one of them was ready to commit to head coach Les Miles and the Jayhawks. By Benton Smith

KU softball completes series sweep of Green Bay

The Kansas softball team wrapped up its first series sweep in walk-off fashion Saturday afternoon at Arrocha Ballpark.