Shane Jackson

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Shane is a sports writer for the Lawrence Journal-World and

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Marcus Garrett fuels KU's dominant defensive showing against Northeastern

Salt Lake City — It took just six-plus minutes for Kansas sophomore Marcus Garrett to send a message. Garrett checked into the game at the 17:42 mark, and he struck a few minutes later. After he made a layup with 13:58 left in the first half, Garrett elected to pick up Northeastern senior Vasa Pusica as he dribbled up the floor.

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Quick recap: Kansas dismantles Northeastern, advances to Round of 32

Salt Lake City — Kansas avoided being on the wrong end of a Cinderella Story in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.

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16 teams that could win it all in the 2019 NCAA Tournament

These 16 teams are poised to make a run in the postseason.

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Kansas earns No. 4 seed in Midwest, will face Northeastern in opening round

For the first time in awhile, there was plenty of uncertainty regarding the Kansas men’s basketball team on Selection Sunday.

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Quick recap: Kansas suffers 78-66 loss to Iowa State in Big 12 championship game

Kansas City, Mo. — Kansas was unable to make amends for the letting its NCAA-record streak of 14 consecutive regular-season conference titles come to an end.

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Kansas set to take on Iowa State in highly-anticipated championship game

Kansas City, Mo. — The more things change, the more they stay the same. Once again, Iowa State and Kansas will battle for a Big 12 tourney title Saturday night at the Sprint Center after both teams notched wins in their respective semifinal matchups. It guarantees that either the Jayhawks or the Cyclones will win the Big 12 championship for the seventh season in a row.

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Kansas set for unlikely rubber match with West Virginia in Big 12 semifinals

Kansas City, Mo. — It is not the rubber match many people were expecting to take place.

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Quick recap: No. 13 Kansas defeats Baylor in regular-season finale

For the first time in awhile, the Kansas men’s basketball team was not playing for a league title in the final weekend of the season.

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Quick recap: Kansas outlasts Oklahoma State to earn crucial road win

Kansas will live to fight another day.

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Quick recap: Kansas pushes past Kansas State in Sunflower Showdown

Just 48 hours after its worst conference loss under Bill Self, Kansas bounced back in a big way.

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