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NCAA Tournament 2017: 28 in a row and counting...

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2009-10 — With Sherron Collins (15.5 ppg) and Cole Aldrich (11.3 ppg) back to lead the team one more time, Kansas roared to a monster regular season, losing just twice — at Tennessee and at Oklahoma State — en route to a No. 1 seed in the Midwest regional. Freshman starter Xavier Henry (13.4 ppg) added firepower to KU’s lineup and the Jayhawks rolled into the tournament as the No. 1 overall seed. But KU ran into a tough Northern Iowa team in Oklahoma City and a monster shot by a man named Ali Farokhmanesh was the final dagger in UNI’s upset over the Jayhawks, who finished the season 33-3.

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