NEW ORLEANS — Thirty-four years to the day after winning the 1988 title, and 14 years after hanging another banner in 2008, the Kansas men’s basketball team added to its haul of championships on Monday night with a thrilling 72-69 victory over North Carolina at Caesars Superdome. By Matt Tait
North Carolina junior center Armando Bacot said Sunday that the experience he had playing for Kansas coach Bill Self during the FIBA Americas U18 Championship in 2018 made him want to play for the Jayhawks.
A look at some of the keys for top-seeded Kansas in tonight's national title game showdown with No. 8 seed North Carolina at Caesars Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana. Tipoff between two of college basketball's most storied programs is slated for 8:20 p.m. (central) on TBS. By Matt Tait