March 25, 2022
Kansas forward Mitch Lightfoot (44) delivers a dunk against Providence during the second half on Friday, March 25, 2022 at United Center in Chicago.
Thursday losses by Arizona and Gonzaga, followed by KU’s 66-61 survival victory over No. 4 seed Providence at United Center on Friday night, have left the Jayhawks (31-6) as the lone No. 1 seed remaining in the NCAA Tournament and as the betting favorite in the eyes of several gambling outlets. By Matt Tait