Stories for March 14, 2022


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'I'm just happy' - Late emergence by senior guard Remy Martin has changed Kansas and turned around his season

The big question throughout the several weeks that Kansas guard Remy Martin sat out with a bone bruise in his right knee was whether he had enough time to work back into the rotation without disrupting the Jayhawks’ rhythm. In three games last weekend at the Big 12 tournament — all Kansas victories — Martin answered that question with a resounding yes. By Matt Tait

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Jayhawks jump to No. 3 in final AP poll before NCAA Tournament

The Kansas men’s basketball team, which is one of four No. 1 seeds in this year’s NCAA Tournament, moved up three spots from No. 6 to No. 3 following wins over West Virginia, TCU and Texas Tech for the Big 12 tourney title. By Matt Tait

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No. 9 seed Georgia Tech awaits Kansas women's basketball in NCAA Tournament

The Kansas women's basketball team loves to play defense. So does Georgia Tech, its first-round NCAA Tournament opponent.

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NCAA TOURNAMENT 2022: Senior guard Ochai Agbaji, KU's latest Big 12 Player of the Year, eyeing memorable March encore

Now that the final stage of his Kansas career has arrived, Kansas senior Ochai Agbaji has one more opportunity to put a bow on his legacy. Kansas coach Bill Self has already broken the news that Agbaji’s name and No. 30 one day will be hanging in the south rafters at Allen Fieldhouse. But both he and Agbaji know that, as special as that honor will someday be, there’s still business to take care of this season first. By Matt Tait

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NCAA TOURNAMENT 2022: 10 teams, not named Kansas, that can win this year's national title

Some years, the favorites to win the NCAA title are easy to spot when the brackets are released. This year, the field is wide open and you can make a strong case for as many as 20 or 25 teams to make a run to the title. Here’s a look at 10 of them not named Kansas. By Matt Tait

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NCAA TOURNAMENT 2022: Five reasons Kansas can win it all

After a fight to the finish during the grueling Big 12 regular season — KU lost two of its final four games and needed OT at home in the finale to secure a share of the conference title — Bill Self’s 19th Kansas basketball squad looked much looser and played more freely during its run to the Big 12 tournament title in Kansas City, Missouri. By Matt Tait

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NCAA TOURNAMENT 2022: Looking back at KU's 32-year NCAA Tournament streak

After rolling to a share of the Big 12 regular season championship and winning the Big 12 tournament title, the Kansas men's basketball team received a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament's Midwest region. That extended the Jayhawks' NCAA-record streak of consecutive tournaments to 32 tourneys in a row. Here's a look back at the successes and failures from all of them.