Cleveland Villa Angela-St. Joseph forward Carlton Bragg, right, goes up for a shot against Lima Central Catholic forward Dantez Walton during the second quarter of the OHSAA Division III boys high school basketball championship game Saturday, March 28, 2015, in Columbus, Ohio. Bragg has committed to play for Kansas University.

Jayhawk-to-be Bragg wins state

Future Kansas University basketball forward Carlton Bragg scored 12 points with five assists against no turnovers to help his Cleveland Villa Angela-St. Joseph team defeat Lima Central Catholic, 63-50, in the Ohio Div. III state high school championship game Saturday at Ohio State’s Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio. By Gary Bedore

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Rabb down to two; KU out

Ivan Rabb, a 6-foot-10, 220-pound senior power forward from Bishop O’Dowd High in Oakland, California, has narrowed his college choices to California and Arizona and could pick Cal as early as today, several recruiting services have reported.

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KU’s Self talks with Charlotte center Thorne

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Column: NCAA needs to fight back

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KU hits road wooing prep Diallo

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Self reflects on season’s highs, lows

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Tough slate awaits Kansas basketball again next year

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Column: KU’s 2015-’16 outlook uncertain

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Notebook: Jayhawks take season-ending loss hard

Frank Mason III sat with one hand on his head in front of his stall Sunday, in a quiet locker room following Kansas University’s 78-65, season-ending loss to Wichita State.

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After season-ending loss, Jayhawks will contemplate what's next

Kelly Oubre, Jr., a McDonald’s All-American who arrived at Kansas University as an almost-certain one-and-done college player, shed no light on his future plans after Sunday’s 78-65 loss to Wichita State in the NCAA Tournament. He and some teammates were asked about their plans for next season in Omaha.

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Bounced: Shockers do as they please, send Jayhawks home

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Column: Wichita State's veterans prove to be difference-makers

The song remains the same in the Kansas University locker room on the day it gets knocked out of the NCAA tournament. This year, that day came Sunday when a veteran, unflappable Wichita State squad defeated Kansas, 78-65, in the round of 32 at CenturyLink Center. By Tom Keegan

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Hustle, desire define Shockers' victory over Jayhawks

There were a dozen big shots, all kinds of clutch moments and even a few runs that decided Sunday's 78-65 victory by seventh-seeded Wichita State over No. 2 seed Kansas at CenturyLink Center. But no play better illustrated the difference between the two teams or defined the reason for the final score like the hustle play and ensuing slam dunk made by Wichita State freshman Zach Brown. By Matt Tait

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Shockers end KU's season in Round of 32

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March 2015