The top-seeded Kansas men's basketball team advanced to the Sweet 16 for the third year in a row with an 83-79 victory over No. 8 seed Seton Hall on Saturday night at Intrust Bank Arena in Wichita.
Led by 28 points from Malik Newman and a monster performance from sophomore center Udoka Azubuike, who was limited because of a left knee injury, the Jayhawks jumped out early and held on down the stretch to move to next week's regional semifinals in Omaha.
The Jayhawks (29-7) will play next Friday against the winner of Sunday's game between No. 4 seed Auburn and No. 5 seed Clemson.
Here's some quick reaction from Saturday's win over Seton Hall.
The top-seeded Kansas basketball team advanced to the 2nd round of this year's NCAA Tournament with a 76-60 victory over No. 16 seed Penn.
KU senior Devonte' Graham scored 29 points — the most by a Jayhawk in an NCAA Tournament game since Sherron Collins scored 32 in a first-round game in 2009 — to lead the Jayhawks to the hard-fought victory.
Here are a few thoughts and a little reaction to KU's Round 1 win.
The Kansas men's basketball team won its 11 Big 12 tournament title in 22 years on Saturday night, with an 81-70 victory over No. 18 West Virginia.
In what was one of the best Big 12 games of the 2017-18 season, the Jayhawks scored 48 points in the second half to overcome a one-point halftime deficit. Devonte' Graham (18 points, 13 assists) and Silvio De Sousa (16 points, 10 rebounds) led the way for the Jayhawks.
Catch our thoughts and reaction to the game and where KU stands entering Selection Sunday and next week's NCAA Tournament.