Stories for March 15, 2022


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'We've seen monsters before' How Kansas sophomore Jalen Wilson found his game again after DUI arrest, confidence issues

After starting his redshirt sophomore season with a 4-game suspension for a DUI arrest last October, Kansas basketball forward Jalen Wilson's 2021-22 season was off to a rocky start. But the third-year Jayhawk vowed to atone for his mistake, worked hard to get back into the starting lineup and helped lead KU to a Big 12 title and a No. 1 seed in the upcoming NCAA Tournament. By Matt Tait

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Texas Southern advances to face top-seeded Kansas Thursday night in Round 1 of NCAA Tournament

The top-seeded Kansas men's basketball team now knows its first-round NCAA Tournament opponent for Thursday night. The Jayhawks (28-6) will face Texas Southern (19-12) at 8:57 p.m. Thursday night in Fort Worth, Texas. Texas Southern defeated Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, 76-67, in a First Four game in Dayton, Ohio on Tuesday.

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Kansas arrives in Fort Worth; Mitch Lightfoot still targeting NCAA Tournament opener

Kansas men's basketball coach Bill Self said Tuesday that sixth-year senior center Mitch Lightfoot is still aiming to play in the first-round NCAA Tournament game against Texas Southern or Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Thursday despite a sprained left knee.

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Milestones paved Kansas women’s road to NCAA Tournament

Throughout the season, Kansas women's basketball coach Brandon Schneider wanted his players to do what they could to celebrate the little victories they earned along the way. They saved their greatest celebration for Sunday night, when the Jayhawks qualified for the NCAA Tournament for the first time in nine years.

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KU senior Ochai Agbaji named first-team AP All-American

Kansas senior Ochai Agbaji added to his haul of honors on Tuesday, earning first-team All-American honors from The Associated Press. By Matt Tait