Stories for March 12, 2018


Lead stories


Tom Keegan: Kansas up to challenge of playing in toughest region

Sure, the Midwest is easily the toughest region the NCAA tournament. True, Duke is the best No. 2 seed in the field, Michigan State the top No. 3. And next to Virginia Tech, there isn’t a tougher No. 8 seed on the board.

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Tom Keegan: Wilson ball of fire for Kansas shooters

An informal survey of a few of the Kansas basketball team’s talented outside shooters as to their preferences in basketball brands led to an interesting revelation from Svi Mykhailiuk, a senior sharpshooter from Ukraine.

Brandon Schneider adds Jory Collins to KU women's basketball staff

A familiar face is joining the KU staff, replacing an assistant who departed after 12 years at KU. By Scott Chasen

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Jayhawks eyeing relaxed but aggressive approach to NCAA Tournament

There are a dozen different factors that can determine whether any given college basketball team has success in the postseason or not. But for KU coach Bill Self's money, one of the most important indicators is just how relaxed a team can be. By Matt Tait

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Penn preparing for its second matchup with a No. 1 seed this season

'I think these guys understand what Kansas is going to be like'

This season, a traditional in-town matchup sent Penn to Villanova’s campus, where the Wildcats throttled the Quakers. No one would have guessed as much from the final score, but according to Penn coach Steve Donahue the experience, if not the result, proved to set the course for the program’s first NCAA Tournament berth since 2007. By Benton Smith

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KU football receiver Chase Harrell arrested on suspicion of DUI

A University of Kansas football player was arrested on suspicion of DUI over the weekend in Lawrence.

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Tom Keegan: 16 teams that can win it all

Each year, it’s a fun exercise to guess at a number of teams capable of winning the national title and then see how many of them end up getting sent to the same regional.