A look at some of the keys for top-seeded Kansas in Saturday's Final Four showdown with No. 2 seed Villanova in New Orleans. Tipoff is slated for 5:09 p.m. from Caesars Superdome. It will mark the third NCAA Tournament meeting in the Elite Eight or later between these two programs since 2016. By Matt Tait
As Kansas approaches its Final Four game against Villanova on Friday, it does so with the swagger of a team that has reached that stage before.
Villanova's insistence upon having its players post up on opponents despite their size will provide a different wrinkle for Kansas to defend on Saturday in the Final Four.
New Orleans — On a stage with four college basketball powerhouses, Kansas basketball coach Bill Self said this week that he thought the shine of the first-ever Final Four matchup between Duke and North Carolina has fewer people talking about the Kansas-Villanova matchup that will precede it on Saturday night. By Matt Tait
NCAA President Mark Emmert said investigations into allegations of major violations against several high-profile men's college basketball programs — including 2022 Final Four participant Kansas — have taken "way too long."