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Tom Keegan: Guard Khadeen Carrington the X factor for Seton Hall

Wichita — The basketball courts in the parks of Brooklyn, N.Y., are rich with tales of superhuman feats from the likes of Connie Hawkins and Pee Wee Kirkland, Fly Williams and Jumpin’ Jackie Jackson.

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Notebook: Kansas expecting 15-20 minutes from Azubuike vs. Seton Hall

The ever-improving health of Kansas center Udoka Azubuike appears to have taken its biggest step forward since the KU sophomore injured his left knee 10 days ago at a practice in Lawrence and played just three minutes in KU's next four games. By Matt Tait

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Seton Hall brings 'best rebounder in college basketball' into 2nd-round matchup with Kansas

Through first-hand experience and a little good-natured conditioning courtesy of the man they’ve seen grab so many missed shots over the past four seasons, Seton Hall players lovingly refer to senior center Angel Delgado as “the best rebounder in college basketball,” prefacing or following the phrase with words such as “obviously” or “everybody knows that.” By Benton Smith

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Guarding Graham no easy task for Seton Hall or anyone else who has tried it

Kansas point guard Devonte' Graham's ability to do alter his game and attack defenses in different ways all season long has put the Jayhawks in the position they're in today, playing for a spot in the Sweet 16 on Saturday night against No. 8 seed Seton Hall in Wichita. By Matt Tait

KU softball sweeps two games

The Kansas softball team picked up victories against Northern Colorado and Western Illinois on Thursday at Arrocha Ballpark.

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Notebook: Jayhawks play through nerves; Lagerald Vick steps up against Penn

Nerves played a big role in KU's major struggles early on during Thursday's 76-60 victory over 16th-seeded Penn at Intrust Bank Arena during the first round of the NCAA Tournament. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Azubuike makes small progress in return vs. Penn

Nine days after hitting the floor in practice, sent there by a sprained MCL of the left knee, Kansas starting center Udoka Azubuike checked into Thursday’s first-round NCAA tournament game with 8:32 left in the first half and Kansas trailing by eight points. By Tom Keegan

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Special Senior: Graham's big performance carries Jayhawks past Penn

There were a couple of things Kansas point guard Devonte' Graham believed strongly about KU's 1-16 matchup with Penn during Thursday's first-round NCAA Tournament game. By Matt Tait

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No. 1 seed Jayhawks eliminate potential March Cinderella Penn

A pre-tournament darling before March Madness even tipped off, 16th-seeded University of Pennsylvania won the opening minutes of its anticipated Thursday afternoon meeting with No. 1 seed Kansas and followed through with some second-half fight, too, at Intrust Bank Arena. But the team with basketball pedigree and a potential All-American senior on its side successfully shattered some Cinderella dreams. By Benton Smith

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Game day Breakdown: No. 1 seed Kansas vs. No. 16 seed Penn

A look at some of the keys for top-seeded Kansas in today's first-round NCAA Tournament game against No. 16 seed Penn in Wichita.By Matt Tait

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Penn aims to replicate NCAA Tournament success of Ivy League predecessors

A junior guard for 16th-seeded University of Pennsylvania, Antonio Woods and his teammates aspire to entertain the college basketball nation — those residing outside of Lawrence, Kansas, anyway — like so many Ivy League teams before them.

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Kansas-Penn not your run-of-the-mill 1-16 NCAA Tournament matchup

While the top-seeded Jayhawks are double-digit favorites in Las Vegas, and the pick to advance on 99.9 percent of brackets across America, there has been more than a little buzz this week about the fact that the Penn Quakers could be the latest 16 seed to really challenge a 1, adding intrigue to what, in years past, has been a rather uneventful game. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Polyglot power forward Silvio De Sousa focused on rebounding

Wichita — Kansas freshman forward Silvio De Sousa came to the United States for high school from the Southern Africa nation of Angola, colonized by Portugal in the 1600s.

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Azubuike update: Self says KU center is now a game-time decision for Thursday vs. Penn

In the 16 hours between when the Jayhawks got off the bus in Wichita on Tuesday night and opened their locker room door to the media on Wednesday, Udoka Azubuike's ailing left knee made even more progress than it already had. By Matt Tait

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Kansas football picks up late addition to 2018 recruiting class

D-lineman Brown 12th juco commitment for KU

March Madness isn’t just for college basketball anymore. More than a month after football’s February National Signing Day, the Kansas football program added to its 2018 recruiting class. By Benton Smith

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Tom Keegan: Devonte' Graham has sterling NCAA tournament record

This NCAA tournament features a few talented guards who have had more to celebrate in the postseason than Kansas senior Devonte’ Graham, who has a 7-3 record on college baksetball's biggest stage.

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Self: Jayhawks hoping to have Azubuike available in 'emergency' role Thursday vs. Penn

Two more days of seeing sophomore center Udoka Azubuike on the basketball court has Kansas coach Bill Self “encouraged,” but Azubuike's status for Thursday's NCAA Tournament opener against Penn remains up in the air.By Matt Tait

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KU senior Devonte' Graham one of four finalists for Naismith Trophy

Two days before he embarks on leading the Kansas basketball team through the NCAA Tournament, senior Devonte’ Graham reached a different kind of final four. The Jayhawks’ leader and point guard learned Tuesday he is one of four finalists for the James A. Naismith Trophy.

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10 reasons Kansas has what it takes to survive March Madness

Few fan bases know the joy and heartbreak that comes with March Madness like fans of the Kansas Jayhawks. Each year, whether they want to or not, the overwhelming majority of KU fans put Kansas down for deep runs in their NCAA Tournament brackets. Some years, the loyalty pays off. Other years, it merely adds to the pain and disappointment. What becomes of the Jayhawks’ postseason run this season remains to be seen, but here are 10 reasons why KU fans can be optimistic about their team’s chances this March. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Kansas could revisit the site of its last tourney triumph

Mention of San Antonio triggers one of two powerful emotions for the typical Kansas basketball fan. By Tom Keegan