March 7, 2018
Kansas center Udoka Azubuike (35) applauds his teammates from the sidelines during a shoot around on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo.
The Kansas men's basketball team's road in the 2018 NCAA Tournament got off to an early and positive start on Sunday, a few hours before this year's bracket was revealed. By Matt Tait
A man of few emotions and even fewer words, Kansas sophomore Udoka Azubuike was particularly engaged during top-seeded Kansas’ Wednesday afternoon practice at Sprint Center ahead of the Jayhawks’ opening game of the Big 12 tournament at 1:30 p.m. Thursday. There was, however, a problem. Azubuike’s elevated activity and energy on Wednesday came with him wearing street clothes and in a purely supporting role. By Matt Tait