March 11, 2012
Kansas guard Tyshawn Taylor smiles as teammate Conner Teahan responds to a question about superstitions during a news conference following the NCAA selection show. The Jayhawks, who claimed the 2 seed in the Midwest Regional will take on 15 seed Detroit in the round of 64 teams in Omaha, Neb.
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self on Sunday told his players to not expect a No. 1 seed in the 2012 NCAA Tournament. “We blew that by not performing better in Kansas City,” Self said of his pre-barbecue dinner message to the Jayhawks (27-6).
The Kansas men's basketball team has been selected as a No. 2 seed in the Midwest region and will face 15th-seeded Detroit at approximately 8:57 p.m. Friday.